MFASC board members recently attended the LA Industry Innovation & Technology Symposium for Metal Finishers.
MFASC Kicked off the 9th year of the Bright Design Challenge with the Pasadena Art School of Design on January 22, 2019.
MFASC is co-hosting a Innovation and Technology Symposium. The free event will include new money-saving wastewater technology, alternative plating methods.
Congratulations to Brian Ward of AAA Plating and Inspection on receiving the MFASC award of special recognition at the board of directors meeting on January 10, 2019.
MFASC and MFANC recently held their annual November Legislation Dinner meetings in Los Angeles and San Jose. Christian Richter from NASF and Jerry Desmond from Sacramento were the guest speakers giving insight into local and national politics. MFASC Executive Director, Bryan Leiker addressed current issues with AQMD and CARB. Both meetings had great turnouts and all guests enjoyed a nice dinner and opportunity to network with association colleagues. A special award of recognition was presented to California Small Business Alliance
AQMD Rule amendment 1469 passed on November 2, 2018 at the South Coast Governing Board meeting. MFASC has been fighting this rule amendment for more than a year an half and having spent close to $ 600,000. The final rule has many changes favorable to our industry thanks to the associations efforts. MFASC Executive Board Member, Wesley Turnbow and MFASC Executive Director, Bryan Leiker spoke at the meeting. Please check back for future updates on how this rule amendment will
MFASC member company Aircraft X-Ray Laboratories recently hosted a fundraiser and tour for Miguel Santiago for California Assembly 2018. Mr. Santiago enjoyed a personal tour of Aircraft X-Ray Laboratories and was able to network with MFASC board members in attendance. Thank you To Justin Guzman and Wesley Turnbow for helping to arrange this productive event.
October 13, 2018 Congratulations to Sam Bell from Metal Surfaces on receiving the MFASC Lifetime Achievement Award on October 13, 2018 at the Fall Outing. Sam Bell has served on the MFASC board for over 30 years, and is a past president of the association. The MFASC board of directors would like to thank Sam Bell for his many years of service.
September 25th and 27th, 2018 MFASC & MFANC recently held their annual Metal Finishing Conference in Southern California on September 25th and Northern California on September 27th. This year both conferences enjoyed record turnout and participation from the membership. Guests were treated to a packed hall of exhibitors, informative seminars and a great dinner. Over fifty thousand dollars was raised collectively to help the associations. MFASC & MFANC would like to thank all the event sponsors this year. MFASC Dinner Sponsors: Haviland Products,
The Board has decided to expedite this inaugural year of the MFANC College Scholarship Fund and the application period is open NOW! The deadline to apply is August 31st.