LONDON, UK – October 18, 2016 – Global testing company Exova (now owned by Element Materials Technology) has been selected to receive the prestigious 2017 NACE Distinguished Organization Award.

The award is the highest given to an organisation by NACE – the worldwide corrosion authority – and is in recognition of the contribution Exova has made in the field of corrosion science and engineering over a sustained period of time. The award will be presented during Corrosion 2017, the largest corrosion conference in the world, which takes place in New Orleans, USA in March 2017.

Dr Chris Fowler, corrosion director at Exova comments: “The Exova team is proud to receive this recognition from NACE for our work at the forefront of corrosion science and engineering. We look forward to receiving this award in 2017 and to a continued long and valuable working relationship with our friends and colleagues within the NACE family. “I should also like to thank the Exova executive for their continued support over the years.” Exova is a recognised specialist within corrosion testing throughout the world. Holding longstanding relationships with many of the world’s leading oil & gas operators, Exova provides technically demanding services from its labs centred on its specialist corrosion centre in Dudley, UK. With a team of experts in specialist laboratories throughout the company’s global network, Exova works in partnership with its customers to provide testing and advisory services. NACE serves nearly 36,000 members in over 130 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. The organisation offers technical training and certification programmes, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more.

About Element

In June 2017, Element Materials Technology acquired Exova Group Limited to create one, world-class global testing services partner. Element specializes in providing a comprehensive range of materials and product qualification testing, consulting, certification and calibration services to the global Aerospace; Fire Building Products; Infrastructure & Environmental; Oil & Gas; and Transportation & Industrials sectors.

Element’s expanded network of 6,200 Engaged Experts operate out of nearly 200 laboratories in more than 30 countries and are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

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