NYSP2I has extensive experience working with the metal finishing industry. Metal finishing businesses can often reduce operation costs by implementing simple techniques. General best practices for metal finishers are provided below, along with links to additional resources and past workshops/presentations.
For more complex challenges, NYSP2I provides in-depth assessments, feasibility studies and implementation assistance. Contact us for more information.
- National Metal Finishing Resource Center provides environmental compliance information for the metal finishing industry.
- The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is an industrial outreach program at the University of Minnesota that provides information for various industrial sectors on best energy and environmental practices.
- Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) has on-line information to assist with pollution prevention and sustainability in metal finishing.
- Pollution Prevention and Control Technologies for Plating Operations is a book written by George Cushnie of CAI Resources Inc. that explores which treatment, recovery and bath maintenance technologies have been most successful for different plating processes, and the costs for purchasing and operating these technologies.