Materials Performance

MAY 2017

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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22 MAY 2017 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE NACE INTERNATIONAL: VOL. 56, NO. 5 COMPANY NEWS nies, knowledge institutes, and industry experts and introduces these parties to new technology and innovations within the AST sector. At the event, the company says, it presented its CorroLogic solutions to more than 200 tank terminal owners, operators, and maintenance contractors from The Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Corrosion Coatings Group Named as Promising Startup Corrosion coatings group Tesla NanoCoat- ings (Massillon, Ohio) was named on the CNBC network's inaugural Upstart 25 list of promising startup companies. The com- pany invented, developed, produces, and markets Teslan, a revolutionary two-coat coating that fights corrosion in oil and gas, industrial, military, infrastructure, transpor- tation, and other high-performance applica- tions with a carbon nanotube formulation. The product also saves time and money for users and applicators due to its wet-on-wet process. The CNBC startup list includes companies from five countries and eight U.S. states. Ashland Launches North American Corrosion Science Center Ashland (Covington, Kentucky) has launched the Ashland Corrosion Science Center (ACSC) in Dublin, Ohio as a new cen- ter to support corrosion applications based on fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP). The ACSC is a forum where industry partners, end-users, design engineers, and fabricators can work with the company's corrosion team to grow the profitability and usability of FRP composites in corrosion-resistant applica- tions. The focus of the center is to define the efficacy of FRP in new applications, as well as support customers in existing FRP indus- tries such as chemical processing, oil and gas, mineral processing, and pollution con- trol. Commercial and technical experts at the center will solve customer problems through extensive laboratory and field cor- rosion testing, combined with real-world case studies. NDT CCS Acquires Majority Stake in Hi-Tech Inspection Services Investcorp's portfolio company NDT Corro- sion Control Services Co. (NDT CCS) (Dam- mam, Saudi Arabia) announced the acquisi- tion of a majority stake in Hi-Tech Inspection Services LLC (Hi-Tech) (Ruwi, Oman), Oman's largest provider of industrial non - destructive testing (NDT) and inspection ser- vices. Hi-Tech's founders—Al Sulaimi Group Holding (Ruwi, Oman)—established the company in 1996. The company offers a com- plete range of NDT, post-weld heat treat- ment, and specialized inspection services to clients in Oman engaged in the oil and gas, manufacturing, and construction sectors. It employs over 600 specialized technicians and has an estimated market share of over 35% in the country. —Ben DuBose Continued f rom page 21 The new Elcometer 500 can quickly, accurately and repeatably measure dry film thickness on concrete and other cementitious substrates. www.elcometer.com/e500 sales@elcometer.com USA & Canada: (800) 521-0635 Measure DFT on concrete · F A S T · R E P E A T A B L E · A C C U R A T E · D U R A B L E

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