29th February 2020

NASF AWARD WINNER DIES

Dave Roach, 71, owner of Peninsula Metal Finishing, Orlando, FL, passed away suddenly on August 7. He began his career as a technical sales specialist for Enthone in 1970 and three years later, he was named supervisor of a large plating jobshop.

He established Peninsula in 1985 to provide services for the aerospace, automotive, electronic, industrial, medical and military industries. Finishes include: anodizing; cadmium, gold, nickel, electroless nickel, tin, and zinc plating; chromating and phosphating. Under his guidance, the jobshop grew to 22,000 sq ft and 30 employees.

In 1991, he opened a second business as international distributor for Flo King Filter Systems. He received the National Association of Finishers (NASF) Award of Merit in 2014.

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