CINCINNATI, Ohio – Burkard Industries has been named one of the best finishing shops in North America,
according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing magazine, a trade publication
which has covered the industry since 1938.
The magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking survey that analyzed hundreds of finishing companies in
several different areas, including Current Finishing Technology, Finishing Practices and Performances, Business
Strategies and Performances, and Training and Human Resources.
Only the top 50 shops were given the honor of being a Products Finishing magazine ‘Top Shop’ based on a
scoring matrix in those four criteria.
Burkard Industries has established itself as one of the best finishing operations in the industry,” said Tim
Pennington, editor of Products Finishing magazine. “The criteria we used was very stringent, and only the top
finishing shops that excelled in all four areas made the list. Burkard Industries is in rare air when it comes to
Burkard Industries is located at 35300 Kelly Road, and offers e-coating, powder coating, and military painting
services. The fourth-generation, family-owned company has been in business for 83 years. The company is
also certified to ISO-9001:2015.
“We are extremely proud of our employees to allow us to be one of Products Finishing magazine’s ‘Top Shops’
for the third year in a row,” said Jay Burkard, president of Burkard Industries. “Our employees and
management team work hard every day, with the goal of providing our customers the best service and quality
in the industry.”
Burkard Industries is a leader in the automotive coating and military painting markets, and also provides
coating services for the general industrial market.