Finishing Yearbook

Finishing Industries Yearbook is an essential guide providing a comprehensive listing of manufacturers, suppliers, associations and trade bodies active in the UK surface treatment and metal finishing industry.

Published annually, this complete reference source contains:

  • A-Z company index of manufacturers and suppliers (Full contact details)
  • Classified Buyers Guide section - listing companies under their relevant product headings
  • Regional Guide listing sub-contract finishers by their area of operation
  • Directory of key associations representing the surface finishing industry
  • Listing of registered trade names - providing a description and ownership information

2024 Edition - NOW PUBLISHED

The latest fully revised edition of the Finishing Industries Yearbook is now available, both in print and online.

This 2023 edition features over 450 product categories and over 950 companies in the A-Z company index which offers full contact details including web and e-mail addresses.

Each year we review the categories in the Buyers’ Guide section. 

In addition the Yearbook contains a regional guide to trade finishers, an index of trade names and the key associations in the sector.

This edition is available to order priced at £54 UK or £64 ROW. To order copies of the directory, please contact Barbara Williams on +44 (0)1923 432705.

Compliation of the 2025 Edition will begin in April 2024

Companies who provide products and services that are of interest to production managers responsible for metal finishing and surface coating are entitled to a free editorial listing.

To ensure your details are included in the 2024 edition, entry forms are available here or contact Barbara Williams on +44 (0) 1923 432705 or by email at for further information.

2025 Edition - Advertising Opportunities

Display advertisers can be placed in their relevant product section for maximum impact, or close to their name in the suppliers A-Z name and address section.

For display advertising please contact Stewart Freshwater on +44 (0)7746 373 545 or by email at

For classified and enhanced entries please contact Barbara Williams on +44 (0)1923 432705 /

Finishing Yearbook - Online

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