SAN ANTONIO - Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) received the NACE International Distinguished Organization Award in recognition of outstanding contributions by an organization to the field of corrosion science or engineering.

The institute was recognized for its sustained contributions to both industry and government organizations in fundamental and applied aspects of corrosion science, corrosion life prediction, corrosion sensing and monitoring, corrosion testing, and development of corrosion-resistant coatings.

SwRI has been actively engaged in the corrosion field for more than 40 years, supporting the oil and gas, petrochemical, pipeline, nuclear and aerospace industries, as well as civilian and defense agencies of the U.S. government and various foreign commercial and government organizations.