1500 E Murden Street | Kokomo, IN 46901 | 866-585-8024

From start to finish...

Cardinal Metal Finishing is a leader and full service provider in industrial finishing, machining and associated services. Its customers include general industries of all types to producers of castings and forgings for the automotive industry. The resourceful team at Cardinal Metal Finishing use their strong industrial experience to draw from when working together to service our customers. Our proficiency in using extensive process controls ensures we maintain consistency, repeatability, and uniformity within the full spectrum of services that we offer.

Surface Preparation

We provide a wide variety of surface preparation services

Learn more

Heat Treatment

Our heat treatment technology improves durability and longevity

Learn more

Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection

Fluorescent penetrant inspection ensures no defects escape notice

Learn more

Casting Impregnation

Casting impregnation eliminates part porosity

Learn more


We use precision machining for accuracy and repeatability

Learn more


Our warehousing services make storage and shipping easy

Learn more

Committed to Quality

As a full-service surface finishing provider, Cardinal Metal Finishing understands the importance of strict quality standards. We provide a broad spectrum of quality assurance inspection services to verify conformance.

Cardinal Metal Finishing is transistioning from ISO 9001:2008 to IATF 16949:2016 and we employ a robust quality assurance system to ensure that we will continue to exceed customer expectations. We deliver high-quality services to our clients.

Cardinal Metal Finishing shall provide customer value and satisfaction in product or service through world-class leadership, continual improvement, employee development, recognition and social responsibilities. CMF advocates employee empowerment. Each and every associate has the authority and responsibility to stop operations if they believe the customer�s expectations or quality objectives are not being satisfied.

-Cardinal Metal Finishing Quality Policy

Our Technology

Cardinal Metal Finishing focuses on using automation to improve consistency, repeatability, and uniformity. We are constantly improving our processes by combining skilled people with innovative technology.

Some of our technology includes

Automated deburring

robotic debur

Automated deburring guarantees repeatability

Advanced inspection capability

FPI line class=

Our inspection abilities ensure defects are caught

Automated parts handling

robotic handling

Robotic parts handling reduces errors and cycle time

Cardinal Metal Finishing is now one of the nation's leaders in the industrial finishing, machining and associated services for the processing of raw materials, castings and forgings. CMF is recognized as a prominent leader and a full service supplier to a diverse customer base.

We have grown our business by exceeding our customers' expectations.

-Mel Rachal, President