Columbia Chemical and Alufinish break new ground in the US market

Columbia Chemical and Alufinish break new ground in the US market

April 10, 2024

Brunswick, Ohio – “Build on Trust” meets “Simplifying Surface Finishing®” – Alufinish and Columbia Chemical have announced that they are combining their sales and service capabilities and resources for the US market. Two powerful and experienced companies are joining forces to offer an expanded line of products and services to a broader base of customers.

The collaboration will offer processes for the surface treatment of aluminum alloys. The two companies will cover the entire process from pre-treatment to anodizing and coating. “By combining the experience of our companies, we will be able to offer a high-quality service for equally high-quality products in future,” explains Stephan Zegers, Managing Director of Alufinish.

Columbia Chemical and Alufinish therefore not only share resources, but also important values:  “This collaboration reflects our shared commitment to delivering innovation and excellence,” commented Brett Larick, President of Columbia Chemical. “By combining our strengths, we will be able to offer unparalleled service and drive further growth for the surface treatment of aluminum alloys in the US market.”

The two companies plan to kick-off their collaboration at the Aluminum Extrusion Technology Seminar from April 30 to May 2 in Orlando, USA. Get to know both partners at booth 120 of Alufinish.                 


About the companies:

Columbia Chemical Corporation has been active in the field of specialty plating chemistries and surface finishing for over 45 years. Known for innovative research and development and a focus on high quality products, Columbia Chemical has a reputation for simplifying surface finishing and delivering the highest level of technical expertise and support to customers. The company, based in Ohio, USA, is proudly 100 percent employee-owned. Questions, visit or contact Jeff Boehmer at 330-558-8165.

Alufinish GmbH & Co. KG is a family-owned, internationally active company with a high-quality portfolio of pre-treatment chemicals for the anodizing and powder coating sector. With quality “made in Germany” and a strong philosophy, the company has been building on a strong relationship of trust with customers, partners and suppliers for many years. New approaches and innovations are constantly being promoted through in-house development and research.