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Surface Finishing

Committed To Your Needs From Start To Finish

For overlogo-surface 75 years the Hawkins Surface Finishing Group has been committed to our customers.  Delivering quality, technical ability and service to the Surface Finishing industry in the Upper Midwest. We are comprised of four Technical Sales Engineers, a Full-time Technical Service Lab Technician and all of the strengths that Hawkins Inc. and its sales support organization have to offer. Our state-of-the-art laboratory is capable of full analytical and troubleshooting procedures for surface finishing along with Corrosion Testing in our Salt-fog Test Cabinet.

We are a Complete Metal Finishing Distributor serving the following industries:

  • Electroplating
  • Anodizing
  • PWB
  • Paint, Powder Coating
  • Heat Treating

Our Suppliers

Here is just a portion of a list of Suppliers that we are proud to be associated with:

Contact the Surface Finishing Group

The following is a list of our sales and support staff and their territories of responsibility.

Diane Dorschner
Metro, Northern Minnesota

Jordan Zauner

Nick Corriere
General Manager
Metro, Wisconsin

Sue Niemela
Laboratory/Technical Service

Our Products


  • Commodity
  • Metal Salts – dry and liquid
  • Cleaners & Acid Salts
  • Proprietary Plating Additives
  • Electroless Nickel
  • Conversion Coatings
  • Anodizing Dyes & Seals
  • Oils & Rust Preventatives
  • Buffing Wheels & Compounds


  • Tanks – Steel, Stainless Steel, Polypropylene
  • Heating & Cooling – Electric Immersion, Steam Coils, Heat Exchangers
  • Cooling Coils, Chillers
  • Filters – In-tank, External
  • Pumps
  • Rectifiers
  • Water Purification – R.O., D.I.
  • Waste Treatment – Filter Press, Sludge Dryers, Clarifiers, etc.
  • Hoists, Automation
  • Engineering
  • Testing Equipment
  • Technical Service
  • Laboratory
  • On-site Troubleshooting






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