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  • We create our own proprietary corrosion inhibitor molecule and the finishing packaging products at our wholly owned facilities.
  • Cortec was the first corrosion inhibitor company to achieve ISO 9001 and the first chemical company in Minnesota to receive ISO-14001 certification.
  • VpCI Packaging can eliminate all oils from inbound supplies allowing fast installation upon receipt.
  • Cortec is the only producer in the world of certified biodegradable and compostable corrosion inhibiting films.
  • VpCI Packaging can provide up to 20 years of continuous protection with a single pack!
  • In a comparison study, pack time was reduced from 20 minutes with barrier film and desiccant to under 4 minutes with Cortec’s VpCI Packaging solution.
  • There are over 250 case histories available from Cortec.
  • Cortec has direct technical support available in over 75 countries worldwide.
  • From raw material to finished goods and maintenance, Cortec has a range of over 450 solutions—from packaging products to concrete additives and all things in between.
  • In 2008 alone, Cortec technical managers and engineers logged a staggering 2 million+ flight miles to support end-users worldwide.
  • The VpCI inhibitor chemistry invented and used by Cortec protects both the anode and cathode portion of the corrosion cell, unlike older anodic inhibitors used by competitors. 
  • NACE International named Cortec a “Distinguished Organization” in 2005 after nearly 30 years of contributions to the corrosion engineering community.
  • VpCI Packaging from Cortec is actively used to preserve items as small as watch gears and as large as gas turbines used in power generation.
  • If you drive a car, truck, SUV or motorcycle, the chances are you are already a Cortec customer!
  • Cortec VpCI technology is used to preserve billion-year old meteorites!
  • Cortec MCI technology is being used to preserve the world’s tallest building in Dubai!
  • Cortec was the first manufacturer in North America to extrude certified compostable flexible films and bags.