Consultancy: Sustaining Member Services

The Institute of Materials Finishing is internationally recognised as the premiere source of expert knowledge on all aspects of metal finishing, coating and surface engineering technologies. Support services include:

  • Design advice for engineers and specifiers
  • Application of new technology
  • Independent technical support
  • Legislative and environmental guidance
  • Process improvement and troubleshooting
  • Product evaluation and testing
  • Coating supply chain support
  • Expert witness advice

Technical advice may attract funding from the Manufacturing Advisory Service, a support service provide by BIS. If your enquiry needs substantial time commitment, then please be aware of this intervention mechanism that may provide free advice and a solution to meet your needs. The Institute also has a project management group which can help coordinate support across a range of issues from industrial and academic sources.

Education & Training


Technical training and skills development are central to the Institute’s mission: 
   

Upskill
 your workforce with focused training to meet your company needs    
Academic
 programmes to progress from Foundation to advanced levels.

Types of Membership

Support your industry through membership of the Institute. Join the professionals today! 

Since 1925, The Institute of Materials Finishing has been protecting and developing the professional standing of its members, driving up industry standards, improving skills and competence that reinforce sector credibility.   Membership brings many benefits, which include:

Individual Membership

Gain professional recognition

Networking opportunities

Individual training programmes

Sustaining Membership

Raise your company profile and expand your business 

Networking opportunities

In house and group training

Contact

For Technical enquiries, REACH issues and matters not covered by the above contact using: info@materialsfinishing.org

For Membership enquiries, Education and Training issues and the submission of papers for Transactions please contact using:  
membership@materialsfinishing.org

Phone

Tel +44 (0) 78 763 47787

Birmingham


INSTITUTE OF MATERIALS FINISHING 

Exeter House 

48 Holloway Head 

Birmingham 

B1 1NQ 


Registered in England No
498619 A

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AGM

Due to the Current Covid restrictions starting on the 5th November 2020
Exeter House will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday 4th November 2020 and
reopen on Monday 4th January 2021 providing this complies with government instructions.

Exeter House Staff will be working from home during this period

You can email us on:
helen@materialsfinishing.org or karen@materialsfinishing.org

OR Telephone 078 763 47787
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