NACE International is the world?s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting people, assets and the environment from the effects of corrosion. The organization offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shanghai, China; Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and training centers in Houston, Texas and Dubai, UAE. HISTORY .NACE International was established in 1943 by eleven corrosion engineers from the pipeline industry as the ?National Association of Corrosion Engineers.? The founding engineers were originally part of a regional group formed in the 1930s when the study of cathodic protection was introduced. Since then, NACE International has become the global leader in developing corrosion prevention and control standards, certification and education. The members of NACE International still include engineers, as well as numerous other professionals working in a range of areas related to corrosion control.
Sector: Nonprofit Organization Management
Year Established: 1943