A.I.F.M. is a no-profit association open to all the operators of the plating Industry, having the scope to:
-Defend, protect and develop the future of the Metalfinishing Industry.
-Develop and spread the results of R&D studies related to Metalfinishing processes and applications
-Operate for the protection of the environment
-Aid and favour the exchange of Information at the National and the International levels
-Organise Courses, Seminars and Workshops
-Officially represent the metalfinishing shops in front of the National and European institutions
A.I.F.M. is member of the European Committee for the Surface Treatment (CETS), co-operates with the European Academy for Surface Treatment (EAST) and Milano Polytechnic.
The official journal of the Association is "Galvanotecnica e nuove finiture», the technical magazine of the Italian metal finishing market from 1950.