AUSTIN, Texas, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Innovations (AI), protecting people and the environment with compliance solutions for the oil and gas industry, is setting the standard for cathodic protection, as recognized by the Materials Performance 2014 "Corrosion Innovation of the Year" Award.
AI's new Bullhorn RM4150 Rectifier Monitor, designed to remotely monitor rectifiers used in CP systems, won in the Cathodic Protection category. The award was presented during NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) International's CORROSION 2014 Conference and Expo in San Antonio, Texas.
"The Corrosion Innovation of the Year awards showcase progressive technological developments in all aspects of corrosion prevention and mitigation, and recognize the innovators who have created revolutionary solutions to combat corrosion and protect vital assets from its damaging effects," explains Bob Chalker, Executive Director of NACE International. "Winners represent the most exciting innovations in the field of corrosion control worldwide."
The Bullhorn RM4150 was rated by a panel of leading corrosion experts, alongside other entries from around the world. Innovative features of AI's rectifier monitor include, "Instant Off," which helps surveyors get a more accurate measure of the level of protection their pipelines are getting, as well as full compatibility with GSM networks.
"I speak for the entire team at American Innovations when I say we are extremely honored to receive this award, particularly from such a respected organization as NACE," says Ed Kruft, President of American Innovations. "Our customers are serious about safety, often going well beyond federal and state laws and regulations to protect their assets, and more importantly, the people and places involved in their operations. We are exceedingly proud to be an integral part of their efforts."
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American Innovations (AI) protects people and the environment by helping customers safely and efficiently manage the world's energy infrastructure. Our award-winning hardware, software and services transform the way companies collect, analyze and report compliance information. For more information, visit www.aiworldwide.com.
NACE International, The Corrosion Society, serves 30,000 members in 130 countries. Based in Houston, Texas, with offices in the U.S., China, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia, the organization reaches all industries impacted by corrosion.
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