CASF - We act as the voice of the industry

We Act as the
Voice of the Industry

CASF plays an important advocacy role by working with all levels of government on issues related to our industry. One voice, for all surface finishers, suppliers and individuals.

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This is achieved through value-added services including networking opportunities, marketing programs, and training resources for our members.

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CASF - We help our industry succeed

We Help our
Industry Succeed

As a direct link to government, environmental agencies and industry we help members understand changes that affect our industry and fight for members rights.



  • Screening Assessment – Acetic Acid

    The Government of Canada (2021) has published the screening assessment for acetic acid. “Pursuant to section 74 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have conducted a screening assessment of acetic acid. The Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (CAS RN) for acetic acid is 64-19-7. This substance […]

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  • Proposed Amendments to Transition Ontario Industrial Facilities from the Federal Output-Based Pricing System to Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards Program

    On December 16, 2020, the Government of Ontario published Proposal for Amendments to transition Ontario industrial facilities from the federal Output-based pricing system to Ontario’s Emission Performance Standard program. In short, some of the Proposed Details include: “On September 20, 2020, the federal government accepted Ontario’s emissions performance standards (EPS) program as an alternative to […]

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  • PFAS Resources – NASF

    “The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) represents the interests of businesses, technologists and professionals in the surface coatings industry. NASF and its member companies have a long history of environmental stewardship. We are the only industry in the U.S. to have requested a ban from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the use of PFOS […]

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