Founded on 1949, “Galvanotecnica e nuove finiture” has ever been the reference publication for the Italian galvanic shops and the metal finishing market. Today, it is the official journal of A.I.F.M., the Italian Association of Metal Finishing. The editorial line of the magazine is characterized by the following two sections: 1) scientific information, articles dedicated to the topics of greatest interest and relevance for the electroplating and the metal finishing sector, one of which is bilingual (Italian / English); 2) general and commercial information: Regulations and Standards – News from the Industries - Fairs and Exhibitions - Seminars and Conferences - Foreign Press Review – A.I.F.M. courses and seminars, and reports of meetings and conferences organized or sponsored by our Association. Readers profile: technicians and engineers working in the field of the metal finishing and of the metallic coatings applied both by electro and electroless deposition. Entrepreneurs and managers of plating shops. Plating plants, equipments and instruments suppliers. Plating processes and specialty chemicals suppliers. Technologists and waste water treatment plants suppliers. End-users.