• PressRelease-2009_Lori Blundell Star

    NACE Community Honors Lori Blundell with Memorial Star

    HOUSTON (July 10, 2009) — In an organization as large and diverse as NACE International, it is only on rare occasion that a broad cross section of our community comes together to honor an employee who so clearly defined the goodness of purpose and kindness in humanity within the society. It is in exactly that […]

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    2009 Founders Award Recipient – Original Endowment Committee for the NACE Foundation

    The 2009 award recognizes a group of individuals – the original members of the Endowment Committee, established in 1986, that eventually evolved into the NACE Foundation as we know it today. As the award is named after “The Founders” of the NACE Foundation, it is appropriate that this group of individuals be recognized:     Walter […]

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  • PressRelease-2009-Elcometer Building

    NACE International Opens the Nation’s First Freestanding Training Center Dedicated Exclusively to Corrosion Education

    HOUSTON (January 8, 2009) — Representatives from NACE International and the NACE Foundation gathered today to officially open the NACE International Training Center located at 1440 South Creek Drive near the intersection of I-10 and Barker Cypress Rd. The $2.4 million facility is the nation’s first freestanding training center dedicated exclusively to advancing corrosion education. […]

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    2008 Founders Award Recipient – Walter B. Poff

    The 2008 Founders Award was presented to Walter B. Poff. Poff was President of NACE International in 1985-1986 and is a very active member of the Past Presidents’ Council. Through his activities with this prestigious group of past NACE presidents, Poff has been instrumental in the creation of the Past Presidents’ Endowed Scholarship, in memory […]

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    NACE Detroit Section Presented First Annual Academic Scholarship

    The NACE International Detroit Section presented its first annual academic scholarships during its “Education Night” meeting held October 17, 2007. The NACE Eastern Area contributed $1,000 of the $2,000 awarded. The two $1,000 award recipients were Kevin Kasunic and Garrett Gonzalo, who are engineering students at the University of Michigan. The students each wrote an […]

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    2007 Founders Award Recipient – Terry May

    The Foundation is proud to honor Terry May as this year’s recipient of the Founders Award. Terry served as the inaugural president of the newly formed NACE Foundation after reorganization of the NACE International Endowment Committee in 2002. His strategic vision has resulted in a thriving organization that is fulfilling its mission to inspire students […]

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  • Awards-2006_Stan Lopata

    2006 Founders Award Recipient – Stan Lopata

    This year, we unanimously voted to present the Founders Award in memory of Stanley Lopata. Mr. Lopata was the first Chairman of the NACE International Endowment Committee in l986. He was also the Treasurer of NACE International 1986 – l988. In addition to serving as the first Chairman of this Committee (which functioned as a […]

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  • Awards-2005_Darrel D. Byerley

    2005 Founders Award Recipient – Darrel D. Byerley

    The Foundation chose a very special individual to be the first recipient of this award . . . Mr. Darrel D. Byerley. We recently lost Darrel, but he was loved and respected by all at the Foundation. He was an active member of NACE since 1955, serving as President of NACE in 1974-1975. He held […]

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