Based in Portland, Ore., Specialty Finishes is a contract painting and coating company, specializing in surface preparation, powder coating, liquid coating, chemical coating and pretreatment. The company s expertise includes a variety of substrates, including steel, aluminum, other blasted/extruded metals, wood, rubber and molded plastics. It offers several surface preparation technologies, including antirust/anticorrosion, sandblasting, wipe-down and air-knife. The firm s industrial services include processing of steel plates/beams, marine vessel components, machinery, transportation equipment, tanks, bridges and dams. Specialty Finishes' painting operation is compliant to all EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) guidelines.