AMPP - The Association for Materials Protection and Performance

Welcome to AMPP

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance—the largest global community for corrosion and coatings expertise. We're here to safeguard assets through education, credentialing, accreditation, innovation and standardization.

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Our mission and vision

Advancing materials performance to protect society, assets and the environment with a focus on a world built and protected with safe, reliable, sustainable materials.

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What we offer

Courses and certifications

Our programs cover cathodic protection, coating inspection, protective coatings, corrosion prevention and more. 

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An AMPP Membership helps to accelerate your career and gives you access to resources, opportunities, and networking. 

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Renew your certification

All the information needed to help you through the renewal process for your certifications.

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AMPP Events

Conferences, workshops, webinars, and networking sessions allow you to connect, collaborate, and stay ahead of industry advancements.

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Find a certified professional

Looking for a certified credential holder for a project or need to verify a certification? We've got you covered. 

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Access industry-leading podcasts from AMPP, CoatingsPro, Materials Performance and CORROSION Journal.

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EMERG Student Outreach Program

For EMERG, the term “students” includes all those that could potentially enter the materials protection industry.

Join a committee

We make it easy for you to join one or more Standards Committees (SCs).

Leadership programs

This program provides enhanced leadership skills and training to members who may have interest in serving in upper-level member leadership roles within the organization in the future.

Advocacy/Government relations

Advocacy is integral to the organization's mission to promote the materials protection and performance industry.

Volunteer with us

By volunteering, you don't just give back—you also become a vital part of our community. Let's work together to make a lasting impact in our industry and beyond.

Corrosion 101

“What is Corrosion?” contains information to help you expand your basic corrosion knowledge and connect you to additional information for deeper discovery and learning.

What's new

AMPP Awards

AMPP Award Nominations are now live

Award submissions are open until September 30! AMPP Awards recognize the best of the best and spotlight outstanding achievements in academia, fieldwork, research, technical progress, mentoring, and teaching.

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