Press Release

The 2018 Managing Aging Plants USA Conference Program Is Available

Managing Aging Plants USA, September 27, 2018

Houston, TX— The 2018 Managing Aging Plants USA Conference, organized by Stainless Steel World and the Materials Technology Institute (MTI) will take place November 13 and 14, 2018 at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas.

You may view the detailed conference program via

Conference Topics will include:

Managing Aging Infrastructure

  • Counterfeit Materials
  • Damage Mechanism Reviews
  • Integrity Operating Windows
  • Life Extension
  • Maintenance & Repairs
  • New Problems in Aging Plants
  • New Technology for Managing Old Plants & Problems
  • Piping Inspection & Reliability
  • Remaining Life Assessment
  • Risk-Based Inspection (RBI)
  • Testing Technologies
  • Upgrading Existing Assets 

Management Challenges

  • Age & Gender Gaps in the Engineering Sector
  • Asset Integrity
  • Impact of Regulations
  • Increasing Efficiency
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Managing an Aging Workforce
  • Reliability & Aging Assets
  • Training the Next Generation

Corrosion Resistant Alloys/Materials

  • Availability of Old Alloys & Compatibility with New Alloys
  • Duplex Stainless Steel
  • Failures & Solutions
  • Hydrogen Reformer Alloys and Problems
  • New Alloys to Solve New Problems
  • New Alloys to Solve Old Problems
  • Process Licensors Using Alloys to Solve Corrosion Problems
  • Reactive Metals
  • Sulfuric Acid Manufacturers Using Alloys to Extend Life
  • Worldwide Sourcing

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