AMPP: Association for Materials Protection and Performance

NACE International + SSPC = AMPP

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance

In chemistry, a bridge connects atoms that join different parts of a molecule. AMPP does this for NACE and SSPC, forming an organization focused on the future of materials protection and performance – creating endless possibilities for our members and a safer world.

About Us

CORROSION 2021 Virtual Conference and Expo

Be a part of the industry’s largest annual event from anywhere in the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to network, learn and develop new business in an expanded virtual platform from April 19-30, 2021.

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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 education
AMPP Accreditation

Industry-leading QP accreditation and certification 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 pre-professionals and veterans

The new AMPP pre-professional program will open doors to new opportunities for students and veterans through a variety of engagement programs. This new program is designed to raise awareness of career paths in the materials protection field.

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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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