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New award for corrosion innovation of the year announced
Article Type: Industrial news From: Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, Volume 59, Issue 2
Materials Performance (MP) magazine, a publication of NACE International, The Corrosion Society, announces its inaugural readers’ Choice award highlighting the most important innovations impacting corrosion control. The top ten corrosion innovations for 2012 will be selected by MP readers through online voting, and award winners will be announced and featured in a Product Showcase at NACE International’s Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, 11-15 March 2012. The top innovations also will be featured in MP.
Corrosion is a global problem that has plagued buildings, monuments, equipment, and infrastructure for centuries. Every day scientists, researchers, chemists, engineers, and other professionals create revolutionary solutions to combat corrosion and protect vital assets from the damaging effects of corrosion-related deterioration and failure. The MP readers’ Choice Corrosion Innovation of the Year Award will recognize the innovations and innovators who strive to protect people, assets, and the environment from the effects of corrosion.
Award entries will be accepted from individuals, companies, organizations, and government agencies worldwide. The innovations nominated should be technologies that have resulted in significant improvements to current products, services, methods, and techniques such as groundbreaking advances in coatings and linings, cathodic protection, materials selection and design, instrumentation, testing, integrity assessment, chemical treatments, and other practices directly related to corrosion prevention and mitigation in all industries.
More information is available from: www.nace.org