SOURCE: NACE International

October 24, 2007 18:07 ET

NACE International Offers Its First Public CIP Level 3 Peer Review in China

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - NACE International is pleased to announce its first public offering of CIP Level 3 Peer Review, November 9-11, 2007, in Shanghai, China.

The Peer Review, part of the NACE Coating Inspector Program (CIP), is the final course needed to achieve the NACE Certified Coating Inspector-Level 3 certification. The review consists of a detailed oral examination in front of three individuals and tests the candidates' practical and theoretical knowledge of coatings and coating inspection.

NACE CIP is the training and certification program specifically developed for the protective coatings industry. For 25 years, CIP has set the standard for coating inspections and provides the most complete training curriculum in the industry.

The Mainland China Section is extremely active in hosting NACE training programs, including CIP courses. Through their efforts, 683 corrosion professionals in China hold CIP certifications.

"CIP has developed into a highly respected program in all areas of the world," said Phil Fouche, NACE Treasurer and CIP Committee Chairman. "Whether courses are taught in the U.S. or internationally, the students agree that the CIP courses are a career enhancing experience."

For more information on the NACE Coating Inspector Program, visit www.nace.org/cip. To register for the CIP Level 3 Peer Review in Shanghai, contact Qimin Lu with the NACE Mainland China Section by phone: 8610-823-83083, or by e-mail: luqimin@petrochina.com.cn.

NACE International is a professional technical association dedicated to promoting public safety, protecting the environment, and reducing the economic impact of corrosion. Established in 1943, NACE International has more than 18,500 members worldwide and offers technical training and certification programs, sponsors conferences, and produces industry standards, reports, publications, and software. More information about NACE International can be found at www.nace.org.

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