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The NACE International Institute administers 23 certifications, including the renowned Coating Inspector Program (CIP) endorsement. Advance your career today with a NII Certification.

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The NACE International Institute Contractor Accreditation Program (NIICAP) is an industry-driven and managed program for coatings accreditation that presents a choice in quality assurance programs and provides support and recognition.

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An innovative online suite of technical and business tools that enable companies to validate corrosion control actions by business impact and move to higher levels of corrosion management performance.

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Master Painters Institute (MPI) provides vital resources to the coatings industry including performance standards, painting education and certification, and approved product listings for coatings/systems aligned to substrates.

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About the NACE International Institute

Dedicated to advancing the performance of the corrosion control and coatings industries, the NACE Institute (NII) is focused on:

  • Meeting the need for global, consistent workforce certification
  • Building the profile of the corrosion control and coatings industries and those who work in it
  • Providing programs, products, and services that help individuals and companies promote public safety, protect the environment, and reduce the economic impact of corrosion
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The U.S. economy depends on reliable roads, bridges, transportation systems, maritime operations, energy generation, defense systems, water, and other infrastructure. Safe and lasting infrastructure relies on materials that are protected against decay and deterioration caused by corrosion.

NACE International Institute is a critical element in a broad federal advocacy effort on behalf of corrosion control professionals and industry. Our members work tirelessly to increase corrosion awareness and develop legislative policies that affect the defense, energy, environment, transportation, and water industries.

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