Welcome to The Metal Finishing Center,
One of the Top 50 Shops in North America

We are a one-stop shop for all of North America with daily turnaround for Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Burlington, Milton, Guelph, Kitchener/Cambridge, and southwest Ontario.

We are experts in high volume and large size requirements for metal finishing, electroplating, powdercoat, shotblast, metal cleaning and assembly.

With automatic and batch processing we can offer quick metal finishing turnaround with unsurpassed quality assurance and technical advice and solutions.

We are one of the largest plants in North America and offer capabilities up to 60 feet long and up to 10,000 lbs.

Supported Industries

Supported industries include Plant Machinery and Equipment, Power Generation and Distribution, Oil/Gas/Mining, Nuclear and Renewable Energy, Buildings and Outdoor Structures, Military, Transportation and Heavy Duty Industrial Equipment, Telecom, Water Treatment and Hospital/Medical/Food Processing applications.

We design technical coating solutions, analyze and improve logistics, and offer fabrication, assembly and storage options.

Active & Bristol is certified to national and international standards including ISO, AAMA and CGD, with a fully equipped laboratory, highly skilled engineering staff, and over 60 years of industry experience.

The Latest News...

Bristol Powdercoating Goes Big in a Big Way
Go big or go home pretty much sums up Bristol Powdercoat’s approach these days. The Burlington, Ontario, Canada, shop is growing its business by focusing on large parts that may not fit in... Read more
Active Metal Finishing Is One Of Top Finishing Shops In North America
CINCINNATI, Ohio ‑ Active Metal Finishing has been named one of the best finishing shops in North America, according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing magazine, a... Read more
Active Metal Plating Introduces Their New Black Oxide Line in Toronto
Active Metal Plating of Toronto introduced their new Black Oxide line this Tuesday July 4th 2017 after celebrating Canada’s 150 years, and 65 years of plating (and more to come). We have set... Read more