Founded in 1962, Alexandria Metal Finishers specializes in electroplating and anodizing services. It provides metal finishing services for the aerospace, telecommunications, electronics, medical, packaging, defense and commercial industries. The company has a more than 30,000-square-foot facility that houses several processing equipment. Alexandria Metal Finishers also has a laboratory that offers testing and documentation services. It is an ISO 9001:2000-certified company. In addition, the company offers computer systems, as well as equipment for checking coating thickness. Alexandria Metal Finishers uses abrasive blasting, copper plating and hardcoat anodize processes. Its chemical finishes include passivate, chromate conversion, chemical finishing and electropolishing. International Space Station has undertaken several projects, including the Smithsonian Institution, International Space Station and NASA.