AMPP: Association for Materials Protection and Performance

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AMPP 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Grant

We have established this grant to help historically excluded and intentionally marginalized groups to achieve professional success in the coatings and corrosion industry.

Applications due by September 30

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Attend this year’s East Asia Pacific Area (EAPA) Conference Virtually!

We have partnered with the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) to take this popular conference virtual for the first time ever! The technical program is packed with 20+ hours of insight and proven strategies. This year's exciting technical program includes topics such as Advancement in Corrosion Mitigation, Asset Integrity & Risk Management, Coatings & Cathodic Protection, Corrosion Research & Innovation, and Digital Transformation in Corrosion.

October 12-13, 2021 | Virtual

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AMPP membership

Your membership is getting an upgrade!

Our new membership model will launch in late 2021 bringing exciting new benefits to AMPP’s entire membership.

Enjoy the best of both NACE and SSPC until the new membership model is released.

Members can now enjoy benefits such as an expanded career center, online community and peer network, subscriptions to Materials Performance, CoatingsPro Magazine, as well as discounts on courses, events, company store purchases, and more.

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AMPP delivers best-in-the-business education courses, training, and credentialing programs

Our courses prepare you to earn certifications, qualifications, and credentials that fuel and further your career. Great things are on the horizon as these programs come together.

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AMPP Accreditation

Industry-leading QP accreditation program

The best just keeps getting better. See what’s happening with the new contractor accreditation program from AMPP. Built on the foundation of the SSPC QP Program with added elements from the NACE Institute’s NIICAP Program, AMPP accreditation brings additional benefits to asset owners and contractors alike.

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Sections, areas, and chapters - continue current operations

The sections, areas, and chapters of NACE and SSPC will continue to operate as usual for the first half of 2021. A plan to combine and create a new structure will be introduced in the second half of 2021.

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Creating opportunities for students and veterans

The new EMERG Student Outreach Program will open doors to new opportunities for students and veterans through a variety of new engagement programs. This new program is designed to raise awareness of career paths in the materials protection field.

Explore the new EMERG student outreach program

Establishing paint and coating standards for the industry

Did you know MPI curates paint and coatings performance standards, reference publications, training and certification programs for the industry, and a list of environmentally friendly coatings? And that’s not all.

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