On April 21, 2020, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings and NACE International announced that, after an historic member vote, the organizations have agreed to combine to form a new association to serve the coatings and corrosion industry.

SSPC and NACE leaders are committed to being transparent during the combination process. All updates regarding the ongoing work by member-led, staff-led, and joint member-staff teams will be posted below for your convenience. The goal is to share as much information as possible with our members. This page is updated regularly so please check back frequently.

If you have any questions or concerns or simply want to provide feedback, please send email to Your comments will be shared with staff and member leaders who are involved in transition process.

SSPC Podcast Featuring Bill Worms, Bob Chalker

Hear their thoughts on the member vote, the proposed combination, and how it might affect the members and the industry.
Listen Now!
Posted April 2, 2020

Bill Worms, Bob Chalker Podcast Interview

Recorded Live at Coatings+2020
Listen to the interview

Integration Updates – Town Hall Meetings

August 6, 2020

September 2, 2020

October 13, 2020

Next Steps Town Hall Meetings

Recorded May 13 and 14, 2020

SSPC Town Hall Meetings

Recorded at Coatings+ 2020 Feb 3 – 6, 2020