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 Larry Chesterfield, President and CEO

 Anodizing Technologies, Incorporated


  • Job shop anodizing, painting, fabrication

- Owner / Operator

- More than 25 years hands-on experience

  • Other experience

- Plant facilities design and maintenance

- systems design, build, installation

- Facilities upgrade and renovation

  • Founder, Anodizing Technologies, Inc. and Aluminum Anodizing Consulting, 1993

- Equipment systems design and build

- Anodizing technical expertise

- Operations / process troubleshooting

  • Patents

- Co-inventor, with two patents for International Space Station, of a “High

  Absorptance, High Emittance” passive thermal control anodic finish

- The coating passively controls surface temperature of aluminum tool bodies and

  other parts affixed to the exterior of Space Station that are subject to thermal changes from

  light and dark sides of earth orbit.

  • Licensed Class ‘A’ California contractor

  • Media presence

- Since 1999 has written the “Aluminum Anodizing Clinic”, an international Q&A column, for 

  Products Finishing magazine.

- Author/coauthor of various articles looking at the practical side of aluminum anodizing, including

  general anodizing subjects as well as anodizing of die castings, and maintenance of equipment systems.

  • Professional Organizations

- Active member, Aluminum Anodizers Council

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