Columbia Chemical , one of the world’s largest manufacturers of zinc plating additives, proudly announces its acceptance as a life member company to the Metal Finishers Association of India, or (MFAI, headquartered in Mumbai. The MFAI is the premier trade organization for the metal finishing industry in India, publishes a quarterly technical journal, and hosts the prestigious ISF Conference and Exhibition. Bill Rosenberg, Columbia Chemical Chairman, recently presented a paper at ISF 2011 in February and serves as the first official company representative.

Columbia Chemical is also pleased to support the National Association of Surface Finishing, or NASF, with their recently acquired corporate supplier membership. The NASF provides valuable networking events and opportunities, training programs along with representation and advocacy concerning government relations within the surface finishing industry. Brett Larick, Columbia Chemical President, will function as the primary company representative regarding NASF involvement.

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