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World Class Corrosion Solutions from Cortec? Corporation

Cortec? Corporation is committed to providing world class corrosion solutions for industries across the globe. As the global leader in innovative, environmentally responsible VpCI? and MCI? corrosion control technologies, Cortec? seeks to deliver cost-effective, user-friendly integrated solutions for corrosion problems in packaging, metalworking, construction, electronics, oil and gas, and many other industries.


Cortec? focuses on providing individualized solutions that meet the specific needs of the customer, paired with responsive customer service and a strong record of quick turnarounds and on-time shipments.


Through research, testing, and direct knowledge of end user needs, Cortec? R&D continues an ongoing cycle of product discovery and improvement. Cortec’s innovation is evident in the development of over 400 products and the acquisition of more than 60 patents since 1977. Supporting this successful R&D program is the only ISO/IEC -17025 accredited lab in the industry, an accreditation that also enables Cortec? to provide valuable testing services to its customers.


Cortec? is seeking to make its wide range of corrosion solutions more accessible as plants, distribution facilities, offices, and distributors increase globally. Specialized plants allow Cortec? to produce specific product categories while vertically integrating in order to deliver quality corrosion inhibiting options.

An Expanding Portfolio of Solutions

Cortec’s wide variety of corrosion inhibiting solutions include time-tested general VpCI? and MCI? Technology for use in effectively any industry that battles rust. Cortec? continues to grow as a specialty chemical company committed to finding more environmentally friendly solutions for its customers.

Cortec? began this journey by offering organic corrosion inhibiting chemistries at a time most companies still relied on inorganic chemistries. Cortec? moved on to its second technological platform with the introduction of biodegradable and biobased building blocks and now offers a growing portfolio of USDA certified biobased products.

As it continues to expand its diverse technological portfolio, Cortec? is eager to help end users find the best solution for their corrosion needs.

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What's New:

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06/26/20CASE HISTORY #671: Protecting Gauging Equipment from Rust During Daily Maintenance, Storage, and Overseas Export
06/25/20NEW PRODUCT DATA SHEET: EcoShield? VpCI?-380 Water Based Fluoropolymer Topcoat
06/25/20NEWS ALERT: Layup of Various Types of Power Plants
06/24/20NEWS ALERT: New Cortec? SEA Distributor Brings Total CorroLogic? Coverage to Thailand
06/24/20PRESS RELEASE: Finally! A Recyclable Moisture Barrier Coating for the Food Packaging Industry
06/23/20FEATURED IN: Cortec Enhances Corrosion Control Protection Offerings Featured in Power Transimission Magazine
06/22/20CASE HISTORY SPOTLIGHT: Case History #525: Corrosion-Free Shipment of Engine Block and Head
06/22/20Cortec News for Friday, June 19, 2020
06/19/20FEATURED IN: Cortec?s MCI-2005 Corrosion Inhibiting Admixure Featured in IPCM Protective Coatings Magazine
06/19/20FEATURED IN: Corrosion Prevention of Stored Tooling with Cortec Products Featured in Metal Forming Magazine
06/19/20NEW PRODUCT DATA SHEET: EcoShield VpCI-386 Water Based Microcorrosion Inhibiting Coating
06/19/20PRESS RELEASE: Custom Converted Premium High Tech VpCI Papers Available from EcoCortec Plant!
06/18/20NEWS ALERT: Cortec Biotechnology Campus Passes First ISO Quality Surveillance Audit!
06/18/20FEATURED IN: Cortec Guide for Layup of Offshore Drilling Rigs Featured in Sea Technology
06/18/20FEATURED IN: The Eco Friendly Cleaning Power of MCI-2061 Featured in Materials Performance Magazine
06/17/20PRESS RELEASE: Cortec Fills Critical Industry Need with New Guide to Layup of Land Based Drilling Rigs?
06/17/20FEATURED IN: Cortec?s Boiler Egg Boiler Protection Featured in New Equipment Digest
06/17/20FEATURED IN: MilCorr VpCI Shrink Film with New UV Protection Featured in Best Construction Practices
06/17/20FEATURED IN: EcoShield Recyclable Barrier Paper and Linerboard Featured in Food Engineering Magazine
06/17/20FEATURED IN: Practical ways to prevent rust during major auto build-ahead programs featured in IPF Online
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