Pennecon Services and Maintenance Limited (“Pennecon”), a provider of technical and maintenance services has partnered with Metchem Corrosion Specialties (“Metchem”), a leading provider of corrosion specialties, to expand Pennecon’s service corrosion application capabilities to Canada’s East Coast, though utilization of Metchem’s distribution relationship with the extensive product line of Cortec® Corporation.

Cortec® Corporation is committed to providing world class corrosion solutions for industries across the globe. As the global leader in innovative, environmentally responsible VpCI® and MCI® corrosion control technologies, Cortec® seeks to deliver cost-effective, user-friendly integrated solutions for corrosion problems in packaging, metalworking, construction, electronics, oil and gas, and many other industries.

This strategic partnership enables us to collaborate and combine our individual supply and service offerings, therein providing superior solutions to the Atlantic Canada-wide market.  This offering is underpinned by three (3) core pillars:

  1. Engineering Knowhow – Access to Cortec VpCI subject matter expertise and engineering services needed to ensure the optimal product selection for our client’s needs.
  2. Technology – Access to Cortec’s revolutionary technology that simplifies corrosion protection to ensure our clients are obtaining premium products and applications.
  3. Service – Shared goal to provide clients with 24/7 service and storage solutions to meet their needs.

This partnership signifies our intent to support organizations in their strategic planning processes, working together to create and implement corrosion management system frameworks to increase return on their investments of industrial assets, and increase public and environmental protection.

Metchem provides onsite and online training, and technical support along with research and development through Cortec® Corporation.  Metchem’s partnership with Pennecon Services and Maintenance taps into the expertise of a team of highly qualified personnel with a wide portfolio of developed solutions.

We appreciate the opportunity for new challenges and encourage professionals to share their corrosion problems.  As a team, Pennecon/Metchem will focus on these challenges and implement solutions in combating corrosion to ensure that equipment and critical spare are protected and ready for operation at peak performance. Our solutions also reduce costly repairs while avoiding service interruptions and operation malfunctions.

About Pennecon Services & Maintenance

Encompassing Pennecon Technical Services, Pennecon Hydraulic Systems, The Panel Shop, and Pennecon Maintenance Services, Pennecon’s Services & Maintenance Division is well-positioned to provide a comprehensive suite of technical services, specialized solutions and supports to serve its extensive client base.  With over 250 skilled technicians deploying from multiple locations across Atlantic Canada, backed by our technical sales and support teams, and with deep relationships and distributorships with key technology and equipment providers, Pennecon Services & Maintenance have capacity to respond to our client’s every demand, 24/7/365. That is our commitment!

About Metchem

Locally owned in St. John’s, Newfoundland Metchem Corrosion Specialties Inc. is a leading Cortec distributor providing corrosion solutions to various industries, suited to each industry’s unique corrosion challenges.

Industries that we service include, but are not limited to:

Oil and Gas | Hydro | Marine | Wind | Automotive | Aviation | Mining | Manufacturing

Should you require additional information, please contact:
Stephanie Gruchy, Pennecon Services & Maintenance,709-689-2209,

Jonathan Didham, Metchem Corrosion Specialities, 709-685-0350,