The cost of corrosion is high.

Recent research from NACE International — the worldwide corrosion authority — shows that it can reach $2.5 trillion or higher globally every year – equivalent to 3.4% of global GDP. In the United States alone, the annual cost of corrosion is estimated at more than $450 billion. A large portion of this cost is born both directly and indirectly by communities.

In communities across Illinois, corrosion has weakened municipal infrastructure systems, impeding community growth and economic development and reducing municipal capacity and prosperity. Crumbling roadways, bridges, and water systems drain resources, increase operational costs, and rob opportunity by discouraging business growth…



Four steps communities
can take to stop corrosion
before it starts.



Industry resources to help
battle corrosion and protect
infrastructure assets.



Free educational events
providing the cutting-edge
insights and information
you need.

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