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SSPC Welcomes Colombian Chapter

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings recently announced the approval of a new chapter in Colombia.

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SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings

Members of the new Colombia chapter celebrated the approval of their SSPC chapter with SSPC Director of Member Development and Engagement Greg Muha and Business Development Manager James Kunkle (center).  

Colombian Chapter 

The chapter was approved by the Board of Governors on Feb, 9 at the SSPC Show Coatings+ 2019. Colombia becomes the fifth chapter approved in Latin America since 2017. The chapter’s officers will be:

  • Chairperson Mauricio Herrera, Blasting Experts Ltd.; 
  • Vice Chairperson Juan Carlos Velasquez, Pintuco S.A.; 
  • Secretary Carol Liliana Leon, Blasting Experts Ltd.; and
  • Treasurer Quilyam Casallas, ASCOR.

Mauricio Herrera, chairperson of the Colombian chapter, told PaintSquare Daily News in a statement, "We are very proud of presenting the SSPC Colombia Chapter. We are highly motivated to be able to extend the same benefits to the Colombian Industries that SSPC USA offers to the North American industries in all topics related [to] corrosion, normativity, standards, training and certification [for] workers, professionals, companies, contractors and [leading] industries, [including] oil and gas; marine; metal mechanics; and mining. In general, all industries and professionals involved with surface preparation and coatings by inspiring learning, [advancing] knowledge and [elevating]  performance in the industry through training, certification and education of the workforce, communication of advances in technology and promotion of the use of protective coatings."


Tagged categories: Associations; Program/Project Management; Protective Coatings; SA; South America; SSPC

Comment from Gordon Kuljian, (3/12/2019, 12:25 PM)

Felicidades por tu nueva aventura!

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