Atkinson Associates

Atkinson Associates was set up in 1995 and its principal, Michael Atkinson has been involved in all aspects of corrosion prevention and the surface treatment of metals since 1974.  Atkinson Associates specialise in the provision of consultancy and advice on all aspects of the specification and supply of protective coatings for architectural usage, especially anodising and polyester powder coating.

  • Qualified Metallurgist, University of Sheffield: BMet(Hons)
  • Chartered Engineer: CEng
  • Fellow of the Institute of Metal Finishing: FIMF
  • Professional Member of the Institute of Materials: MIMMM
  • Over 35 years Metal Finishing Experience
  • Registered with the Engineering Council
  • Registered Consultant with the Institute of Materials
  • Approved Consultant with The Aluminium Federation
  • Approved Consultant with Syntha Pulvin UK
  • Approved consultant with International Paint Limited
  • Full Professional Indemnity & Public Liability Insurance

In previous years Michael Atkinson has also represented the following industry bodies:

  • BSI Representative on the CEN 159 European Committee
  • Industry Representative on the Aluminium Finishing Association
  • Industry Representative on the Aluminium Coatings Association
  • Member of the Aluminium Federation Environmental Committee



Atkinson Associates offer the following specific services :

  • Failure & Corrosion Investigation
  • Acceptance & Compliance Inspections
  • Expert Witness
  • Specification Drafting
  • Colorimetry and Gloss Measurements
  • Quality Audit of sub-contactors


Areas of Expertise

  • Anodising
  • Polyester Powder Coating
  • PVDF Coating
  • Galvanising
  • Site Applied Remedial Coatings
  • Colorimetry
  • General Corrosion of Aluminium, Steel and Stainless Steel
Product/service area: 
Surface engineering/coating

Contact Details

Michael Atkinson
21 De Havilland Drive
HP15 7FP
United Kingdom
01494 531974