The National Association Of Corrosion Engineers

Published: February 19, 2019 | Last updated: July 5, 2023

What Does The National Association Of Corrosion Engineers Mean?

The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) is a no-profit organization that has over 35000 members spread over 130 countries. It was founded in 1943 and has its headquarters in Houston, Texas and has offices in San Diego, California, Saudi Arabia, China, Brazil and other places. It is recognized globally as an authority on solutions for corrosion control and has the mission to "equip society to protect people, assets and the environment from the adverse effect of corrosion".


Trenchlesspedia Explains The National Association Of Corrosion Engineers

Members of NACE include engineers, scientists, business owners, researchers, technicians, students and many others. NACE International has 142 sections that include 33 student sections. It publishes the magazine Materials Performance, CORROSION journal, standard practice, test methods and material requirements standard that is widely used by industries.

The standards are reviewed and updated every five years by the standing committee. Training packages and certifications are available for industry members and can be obtained by completing courses and writing exams. Training facilities in Houston and Dubai offer courses globally through licensed partners.

Certification programs include Cathodic Protection (CP), Pipeline Industry, Coating Inspector, General Coatings, Chemical Treatments etc.


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