About Us

Finishing Equipment NW is a Div. of Industrial Air Systems, Inc. who is celebrating their 37th Anniversary.


Finishing Equipment NW is a full service equipment distributor, integrator and licensed general contractor that strives for excellence in sales and customer service. We specialize in POWDER and LIQUID finishing systems for the industrial and aerospace manufacturing industries.


We have a complete line of Liquid and Powder electrostatic application units, Manual & Automated Application equipment, Plural Component Meter & Mix Systems, Paint & Powder Booths, Infra-Red & Convection Ovens, Batch & Conveyorized Washers, Blast Rooms & Shot Peening, Air Handling Equipment, and Environmental Waste Reduction Products. 


Finishing Equipment NW emphasizes customer service as key to our success not only during the sale, but after the sale when service makes the difference. Our services provided include but not limited to, Design & Engineering, CAD Capabilities, technical support for training and trouble shooting, maintenance training, parts stocking, and emergency response. Our previous customers are the best sales resource Finishing Equipment NW could have. Customer references are available upon request.

Meet our Team

Amy Smalley

Derek Torgerson

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J.R. Rogers


John Rogers “J.R.“ is a Sales Engineer with Finishing Equipment NW.  His background covers all areas of finishing equipment and coatings, with major expertise in powder and liquid application systems spanning over 25 years. These would include:  Powder & Liquid finishing systems, manual or automatic application equipment, fluid handling, material handling conveying, paint & powder booths, blast booths, wheel blasting machines, ovens I/R & convection.

J.R. also has extensive experience in system layout design, CAD drafting, project management, installation, training and coating specifications. 


During his career he has been involved in the design and layout of systems ranging from the coating of high tech precision sheet metal to consumable product such as bikes and exercise equipment up to very large heavy equipment. The volume of product to be coated per day or shift has varied from 1-2 large pieces up to 80,000 pieces per shift. 


J.R. has a background in coating specifications and sales. This background has given him a unique understanding of how the coating is affected different by application methods to the overall performance of the coating, allowing him to provide the correct application system without compromising performance.


Prior to founding Finishing Equipment NW, JR Rogers was manager of the equipment division for regional paint company.  In this position he had to specify, purchase, install and train operators of application and peripheral equipment for a wide range of coatings and application styles. 


His broad experience related to the finishing equipment industry, both in the industrial and aerospace arena and from the coatings perspective makes him a valuable asset to any finishing process team.



Cory Slack

Cory Slack is our lead installer with 20 years of experience in the finishing equipment field. His expertise in project management and equipment installation provides our customers a level of knowledge and quality installation that exceeds their expectations.




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