SSPC Announces Steel City Chapter


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings announced via an emailed press release the reestablishment of its Pittsburgh chapter, to be known as The SSPC Steel City Chapter. The first meeting is scheduled for early October.

According to SSPC, the meeting will feature an introduction to the Chapter Steering Committee, as well as subcommittee chairs detailing their focus in the Chapter.

SSPC Pittsburgh Chapter

With the launch of the endeavor, SSPC hopes to attract members from Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, as well as western Maryland.

Featured speakers at the event will include Bill Worms, SSPC Executive Director, and a member of the SSPC Board of Governors. There will also be discussion and an update regarding the merger of SSPC and NACE International. Questions will also be accepted.

The meeting will be held Oct. 3, at Olivia’s in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. The address is 318 Forest Grove Road, Coraopolis, PA, 15108. The meeting will begin with a social running from 5:30-6:15 p.m., which will then be followed by dinner, which costs $35 a person.

For those interested in attending, reach out to Heather Stiner, Chapter Chair, at to reserve your seat. Information on Chapter sponsorship is also available.

Other SSPC News

Earlier this month, SSPC and NACE announced the mutual decision to bring McKinley Advisors on board as a guiding entity for the two organizations’ merger discussions, which were announced in March.

In mid-July, SSPC announced the results of its 2019 Board of Governors election. Having four open positions in this election (out of 16 candidates), voters’ choice revealed two new members joining the board, while two others were reelected.

Editor's Note: The contact email was corrected at 3 p.m., Aug. 22.


Tagged categories: Business matters; Chapter meetings; NA; NACE; North America; Program/Project Management; SSPC

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