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  • Q: Please introduce yourselves and describe your role at your companies. Meghan: My name is Meghan Oaks. I am a Senior Material Engineer at BASF. I am responsible for supporting all our sites within North America with their materials related issues: failure analysis, material selection, corrosion ...

  • Highest concentration of Materials SME's in the CPI at any meeting all year Keynote Keith Couch, Honeywell, on "Refinery of the future – Securing a Future through Integration" Technical track dedicated to Safety/Maintenance/Reliability, featuring presentations on MIC Corrosion, DSS and many ...

  • The Materials Technology Institute ( MTI) is seeking candidates for Associate Director. The Associate Director (AD) reports to the Executive Director. This individual must be capable of functioning independently within areas of responsibility while keeping the Executive Director informed. Weekly ...

  • In the Canadian oil sands industry, the bitumen-containing sand is mixed with water, and the resultant slurry is transported through pipelines. Due to the abrasive nature of solid particles in the slurry (slurry can contain solid particles up to five inches in size), pipeline wear has been a major issue. ...

  • Please join Keith Couch, Sr. Director of Global Technology Sales and Integrated Projects, for an overview of the efficiency driven Six Efficiencies (E6) framework and how it is used as an enabler to help each firm realize their Refinery of the Future. Couch will be delivering his Keynote on March 2, ...

  • MTI has celebrated many Associate Directors (AD) throughout its rich history and, after five years of service, Pradip Khaladkar is joining that list. Khaladkar assumed the role of Associate Director in 2017 after retiring from DuPont, but his history with MTI spans nearly 40 years. A few highlights ...

  • Commemorating Commitment

    ELEVEN MEMBERS CELEBRATING MTI ANNIVERSARIES IN 2021 One of the best measures of MTI’s value as a technical community is the ongoing commitment of its members. Not only do company representatives take on leadership roles in short- and long-term projects, but they bring new ideas to its Project Development ...

  • MTI is pleased to announce Heather Allain will assume the role of Executive Director (ED) as Paul Whitcraft steps down after more than five years. With more than 25 years in the materials engineering field, 13 as an Associate Director (AD) for MTI, Allain’s background and experience have prepared her ...

  • Loss of critical knowledge is a growing threat in Chemical Processing and Oil & Gas Industry companies, as subject matter experts leave the workforce for a variety of reasons. These important issues and potential solutions will be addressed in the Knowledge Management track at the MTI Symposium in ...

  • Guidance for Failure Mechanisms Now Available in MTI Public Bookstore MTI’s book, Guidance for Failure Mechanisms , provides an overview of the most prevalent failure mechanisms in the Chemical Processing Industry. The guide (published for MTI members in June 2020) is designed to complement API ...

  • Results of a Field Exposure Program in Sweden Originally published in MTI CONNECT 2021, Issue 1. Download a PDF of the full article, including all tables and figures. Stainless steels are often found in process industries because of their high resistance to many corrosive environments. ...

  • Q&A With ​PTFE Bellows Expansion Joints Integrity Project Champion, Maurice Wadley Q. Please describe your role at DuPont. A.  Materials Engineering Consultant for 10 years in non-metallic equipment materials specification, selection and inspection. Q.  How long have you personally ...

  • MTI ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) is seeking candidates for an Associate Director for our European community otherwise known as EuroTAC. The Associate Director (AD) reports to the Executive Director. He/she must be capable of functioning independently within all areas ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2021 MTI Announces 2022 Global Solutions Symposium Registration Event to Focus on Practical Knowledge and Innovative Solutions for the Process Industries St. Louis, MO – The Materials Technology Institute (MTI) will host its second biennial Global Solutions Symposium, ...

  • MTI 2021 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS WILLIAM AND MURDOCH RECALL DEDICATION AND EXPERIENCES HELPED LEAD TO AWARD Get the full article from MTI CONNECT 2021, Issue 2 . Each year, the Materials Technology Institute offers two academic scholarships for students pursuing a career in the Process Industries, ...