According to G2MT Laboratories in 2016 alone, “corrosion will cost the US economy over 1.1 trillion dollars,” and that’s without measuring the damage it can do to a company’s reputation. No matter the industry, accidents and mishaps related to metal corrosion of equipment and materials is a substantial risk.
Jackson, Joshua E. "Cost of Corrosion Estimate in United States." G2MT Laboratories. G2MT Laboratories, 2016. Web. 30 Dec. 2016. <http://www.g2mtlabs.com/corrosion/cost-of-corrosion/>.