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MAY 2015

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22 MAY 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM With more than 35,000 members in 130 countries, a large segment of NACE operations relates to standards-writing. NACE has 155 of the most specified corrosion standards worldwide. NACE News NACE International Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certifcation NACE Chief Executive Officer Bob Chalker (left) and then Vice President Jim Feather congratulate staff on achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification. N ACE International is proud to announce that its Houston Headquarters has earned ISO 9001:2008 certifcation from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for the design and delivery of education, certifcation, conferences, subscription services (membership and publications), and technical documents. "NACE has grown signifcantly and quickly over the past fve years," said NACE Chief Executive Ofcer Bob Chalker. "It was time to put our house in order, to take a good look at how we operate, and to see where there was room for improvement. Embarking on the ISO 9001:2008 journey came at the right time and has set us on a much clearer and brighter path forward toward the future." NACE International 's ISO 9001:2008 achievement applies to a quality management system support- ing all areas of the organization, including technical activities, course development, education, customer service, membership, conferences, certifcations, publications, human resources, and purchasing. With more than 35,000 members in 130 countries, a large segment of NACE operations relates to standards-writing. NACE has 155 of the most specifed corrosion standards worldwide. "We know how efective standards can be in keeping an industry or a business operating consistently," said NACE Chief Operating Ofcer Matt Miller. "Standards ensure quality, safety, and efciency. Many of our members are ISO-certifed and recog- nize not only the efort it takes to get here, but also what it means to the quality of service they can expect from us." Established in 1947, ISO is an independent, non-governmental organization composed of 166 member countries that represent the national standards bodies worldwide. ISO is the world 's largest developer of volun- tary international standards and has published more than 19,500 interna- tional standards covering almost every industry. CP

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