New Strategic Alliance Cortec on the Web

As a leading provider of corrosion protection solutions, Cortec Corporation has signed on to develop an Enhanced WebFront with CorrosionSource, an online corrosion information source. The Cortec Enhanced WebFront will offer users instant access via to technical information and support, product usage and specifications, and opens the door for Cortec to market and distribute to a broader audience.

"The global reach and reputation of is important to our goal of providing total corrosion control to our clients worldwide," says Boris Miksic, president and CEO of Cortec Corporation. "Our vision is to meet the corrosion control needs of people and situations throughout the world in a ready and prepared manner, so our response must be quick." A world leader in corrosion protection products and services, Cortec has developed innovative technologies to design products that supply corrosion solutions to numerous markets, including petrochemical, metalworking, electronics/electrical, utility, construction, military/government, marine, basic metals, automotive and equipment maintenance. The company also serves the consumer market through environmentally safe products, aerosols that contain no CFCs or HCFCs, and VpCI® (vapor phase corrosion inhibitor) packaging used in a wide range of food, retail, industrial, construction and agricultural applications.

"Cortec's exceptional products and technology base, combined with its International market, make them an ideal partner for our portal and we're very pleased they'll have an integrated and rich presence on," said Dr. Russell Kane, president of CorrosionSource. "We see this partnership as an excellent way to quickly provide the world corrosion community with access to information, services, products and related technologies that will allow individuals to do their work more accurately and efficiently."

"I was familiar with Dr. Kane's work at CorrosionSource and have long been an admirer of both his work and his corrosion knowledge," said Miksic. "When we visited at NACE 2001 earlier this year, I realized the tremendous impact of CorrosionSource on the market and believe it is a very much needed function for us to achieve global market reach."

The Cortec Enhanced WebFront will be accessible from a banner advertisement on the home page, contain a range of resident content on the CorrosionSource site, and will also link users to the full range of products and services available through the Cortec site at