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The International Thermal Spray Association, a Standing Committee of the American Welding Society, is a professional industrial association dedicated to expanding the use of thermal spray technologies for the benefit of industry and society.

We are pleased that you are visiting our site for information regarding the thermal spray industry and our membership association.

The International Thermal Spray Association is closely interwoven with the history of thermal spray development in this hemisphere. Founded in 1948, and once known as Metallizing Service Contractors, the association has been closely tied to almost all major advances in thermal spray technology, equipment and materials, industry events, education, standards and market development in North and South America.

A company-member industrial association, ITSA invites all interested potential member companies to talk with our officers, committee members, and company representatives to better understand member benefits. A complete list of ITSA member companies, their products and services, and their representatives can be reviewed at the member company listing to your left.

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International Thermal Spray Association
Post Office Box 1638
Painesville, OH  USA  44077


Phone 440) 357-5400
FAX 440) 357-5430