March 25, 2019
By Stephanie Marie Chizik, CoatingsPro Magazine Editor-in-Chief
NACE International Foundation’s 24th annual NACE Race 5K run/walk took place yesterday, Sunday, March 24th at Nashville’s Shelby Park. Each year, the NACE Race raises funds to support NACE Foundation’s efforts to inspire the future workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. This year’s event, which took place in the urban park along the Cumberland River, kicked off at 8:00 a.m. What a sunny way to spring into the week!
Sponsors included Allied Corrosion Industries Inc., Anotec Silicon Iron Anodes, Sandvik, Advantage Resources Consulting, Arcelor Mittal Industeel, Chattanooga Boiler & Tank Co., Corrosion Testing Laboratories, Inc.,International Molybdenum Association, Nickel Institute, Nobel Clad, PM International Suppliers, Stainless Structurals, and Ta Chen International, Inc.
This year’s winners included:
1st place: Steve Waters
2nd place: Marco De Marco
3rd place: Tim Bechtel
1st place: Shalene Raath
2nd place: Josefin Eidhagen
3rd place: Sandra Le Manchet
Congratulations to all of this year’s NACE Race winners and to everyone who participated in the event. We look forward to another great race next year in Houston!
CORROSION 2019 will host an “open house” session hosted by editors and managers from NACE International’s Publications Division that details how to become an author for NACE publications and NACE-published books and compilations.
Bestselling author and renowned futurist Jack Uldrich presented key technology trends and strategies to prepare for the future, including specific concepts for the corrosion industry and NACE members.
The importance of routine inspection and documentation of aboveground storage tanks (ASTs)—whether required daily, weekly, monthly, or annually—was the focus of a training session on Wednesday afternoon during CORROSION 2019. Presented by Pat Keo of TTI Environmental, Inc., the training incorporated all aspects of inspecting ASTs.