CINCINNATI, Ohio – Coating Technologies Inc. has been named one of the best finishing shops in the U.S., according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing magazine, a trade publication which has covered the industry since 1936.

The magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking survey that analyzed a company in several different areas, including Current Finishing Technology, Finishing Practices and Performances, Business Strategies and Performances, and Training and Human Resources.

Only the top 50 shops were given the honor of being a Products Finishing magazine ‘Top Shop’ based on a scoring matrix of those four criteria.

“Coating Technologies Inc. has established itself as one of the best finishing operations in the industry,” said Tim Pennington, editor of Products Finishing magazine. “The criteria we used was very stringent, and only the finishing shops that excelled in all four areas made the list. Coating Technologies Inc. is in rare air when it comes to finishing operations.”

Coating Technologies Inc.  is located at 21438 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027 and offers Nadcap Accredited Finishing Services including:  Electroless Nickel/PTFE composite coating (NP3), electroless nickel coatings (high & mid phos), Black Oxide coatings (Class 1 & 4), Phosphate coatings (Zn & Mg), Passivation, Abrasive Blasting and Commercial paint and dry film lube.

“We are extremely excited and pleased to be named one of Products Finishing magazine’s ‘Top Shops’,” said Robert Barrkman, owner of Coating Technologies Inc. “Our employees and management team have worked very hard to be the best in the industry, and to provide our customers with quality service.”