Introduction & Instructions

Thank you for participating in the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey which highlights the attributes shared by leading North American finishing operations. You will receive a report customized for your shop as a thank you for fully completing the survey. This survey pertains to plating and anodizing, in particular. There is a separate survey for shops that perform liquid and powder coating. Please proceed only if your shop does plating and/or anodizing. 
Be assured that all responses are confidential to the staff of Products Finishing and will not be shared by any outside agency or organization. 
This survey must be completed by December 31, 2018. If you need to gather data or you get interrupted, you may close and return to the survey on this device as many times as you like until you select 'Submit Responses' on the final page. It is important that you answer all of the questions in order to ensure data quality and to receive your customized report. If you have questions, please contact Jan Schafer, Director of Market Research,
If you want to keep a record of your responses, we suggest you print a copy of each page with your responses before selecting 'next' to advance to the next page/question.

Click here if you'd like to download a pdf of the survey to review. You can revisit this site to enter your answers or return a completed survey pdf print out to us via mail or fax (instructions on how to do so are found at the end of the survey). 

Question Title

* 1. Does your shop currently perform plating and/or anodizing on your premises?