AMPP - The Association for Materials Protection and Performance

Get the new AMPP Basic Coatings Inspector Certification

Start by enrolling in a CIP Level 1 Course today!

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AMPP Annual Conference + Expo 2023 peer-reviewed technical session

AMPP Annual Conference + Expo, the leading global source of knowledge, innovation, networking, and collaboration for those in the coatings and corrosion industry will be taking place in Denver, Colorado March 2023! Don’t miss your chance to participate and present at the conference.

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ELA Program

Emerging Leaders Alliance Program

The Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) Program is a is a unique leadership development program for leading engineering, research, and science-based professionals. Early-career Professionals on track for leadership roles or upper-level management positions in their organizations can strengthen their nontechnical skills in a setting that allows them to interact across disciplines. They also can obtain foundational, executive-level knowledge, while weaving themes of social responsibility and environmental stewardship throughout the training curriculum.

The Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) is a partnership between engineering and science-based organizations that provides high quality leadership training in which AMPP is a partner.

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How can the absence of corrosion inspection impact your community?

On June 24, 2021, the Champlain Towers South condominium building collapsed before 1:30 a.m. and killed 98 people. This tragedy has left Americans grieving and wanting answers. While investigators continue their examination into the root cause, millions are left wondering, is my building safe? How do we prevent this from happening again? Could this have been prevented?

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When you specify QP, you specify quality

Industrial and commercial coatings projects bring tough challenges. As an asset or facility owner, QP provides a platform for the lowest qualified bid and eases the selection process. AMPP QP accreditation also benefits contractors by providing clear quality standards and is specified by over 360 public and private facility owners.

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Creating opportunities for students and veterans

NEW! The EMERG Student Outreach Program will open doors to 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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Standards drive technology innovation

AMPP is the destination for collaboratively developed consensus standards that establish best practices on surface prep, protective coatings application, quality assurance, and corrosion prevention and control. Use standards. Join in their development.

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