Materials Performance (MP) Magazine honored the new class of winners for the 2019 MP Corrosion Innovation of the Year Awards program in Monday’s ceremony at CORROSION 2019 in Nashville. The ceremony was held immediately outside the Exhibit Hall entrance, just minutes before the hall opened.
The complete list of finalists is available at the event web site, along with full descriptions of each innovation. The 10 winners were first announced publicly by current NACE President Jeff Didas at the afternoon ceremony, where each winning group also received a trophy to commemorate their success.
The MP Corrosion Innovation of the Year Awards program provides a forum for NACE International members and customers to showcase their corrosion mitigation technologies and receive recognition for their innovative solutions. Winners were selected by a panel of corrosion-control experts spanning a diverse range of subject matter expertise from across the industry.
In all, the global corrosion control community submitted more than 50 nominations for the 2019 program,setting an all-time record. To be considered an innovation, nominated projects are required show the potential for a significant positive impact in corrosion control. Innovations can be related to coatings and linings, materials, design,equipment, testing, monitoring, integrity assessment, cathodic protection,chemical treatment, or anything else directly related to corrosion prevention and mitigation.