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LEADER IN CORROSION PROTECTION SOLUTIONS
TEAMS UP WITH CORROSIONSOURCE
Cortec Corporation to place technical support and
product information on major corrosion portal
HOUSTON (June 01, 2001) Cortec Corporation, a leading provider
of corrosion protection solutions, has signed on to develop an Enhanced
WebFront with CorrosionSource, the number one online corrosion information
source. The Cortec Enhanced WebFront will offer users instant access
via corrosionsource.com 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 corrosionsourceCorrosionSource.com
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 corrosion inhibitor) packaging used in a winde range of food,
retail, industrial, construction and agricultural applications.
"Cortecs exceptional products and technology base, combined
with its International market, make them an ideal partner for our
portal and were very pleased theyll have an integrated
and rich presence on corrosionsource.com," 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 allows them individuals to do their work more accurately and
"I was familiar with Dr. Kanes work at CorrosionSource and
have long been an admirer of his 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."
Miksic was recently named the Ernst & Young "Master Entrepreneur
of the Year" for Minnesota and the Dakotas and is a Fellow of the
National Association of Corrosion Engineers. A native of Croatia,
he founded Cortec in 1977 with no resources and has built it into
a $25 million a year business. Cortecs big-name corrosion
control clients include Ford Motor Company, Motorola, and the United
The Cortec Enhanced WebFront will be accessible from a banner advertisement
on the corrosionsource.com 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 www.cortecvci.com. site.
For more information, contact CorrosionSource at email@example.com
or call 281-444-0500.
Cortec Corporation is a world leader in innovative corrosion
protection solutions and has developed and manufactured numerous
corrosion-control products for commercial and consumer applications.
The company combines high technology and environmental acceptability
with user safety to supply the best solutions for fighting corrosion.
Cortec is one of the first companies in the world to become ISO
9001 and ISO 14001 certified under the new 2000 standard. www.cortecvci.com.
CorrosionSource.com is the worlds largest and most dynamic
Web site for corrosion information, products and services and the
only corrosion site that brings together an online community, technical
content and marketplace commerce capabilities. CorrosionSource has
a 4-year history as an online technical resource, with some 30,000
pages of technical information. It has achieved traffic of 500,000
page views and more than 30,000 site users per month. www.corrosionsource.com