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AWFI tiny logois a for profit organization that provides educational training, consulting, and process engineering for the industrial coatings application industry.  AWFI has operated throughout the US and overseas, offering comprehensive services to the industry since its incorporation in 2000.  Phil Stevenson, founder of AWFI, has led the company to provide the highest level of knowledge based services to the coatings industry to over 1000 customers.  The value and success of AWFI is developing independent, non-biased, third party education, process engineering, and consulting. Creating resources that are used as standards in the industry are a trademark of the company.

AWFI is uniquely positioned to offer the only real world applied technology resources for all sectors of the coating industry.  Connecting coating technology, equipment technology, and best practice standards to equal a complete finishing solution, AWFI is second to none in the industry.

Our application engineers, lab technicians, and trainers are dedicated to provide the most advanced solution to your coating requirements.  Each staff member has over 20 years of experience in their respective fields of expertise.  The staff includes a diverse background experience in all types of coatings application in all sectors of the industrial finishing and coating industry.


Mission Statement

AWFI will be recognized as the premier organization for coating application research, development, and training for industry; AWFI offers innovative solutions to preserve and strengthen cost-effective manufacturing.  Technology and the ultimate value of human resources will be the foundation on which this goal is met.  The high regard for the following values shall be the guiding direction of AWFI:

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Unequivocal excellence in all activities and services AWFI offers
  • Science based innovation in training, consulting, and research and development
  • Responsibility and dedication to the advancement of “green” technology
  • Nurturing of the human mind and spirit to become world class leaders in manufacturing

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