What is corrosion and why is it such an important issue for builders, designers and end users? Join this two part series and learn about the phenomenon of corrosion, why it occurs, how it is treated once detected and how it impacts the bottom line. Kevin Ritz, our guest, is an expert on the topic, with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Kevin is an ABYC Master Tech, CEO of Cruising Essentials, LLC in Oregon and part of the Engineering Sales team at Electro-Guard, Inc. Marine Corrosion Solutions – www.boatcorrosion.com. In Part II, we’ll cover prevention, take a look at some case studies and explore the economic impact of corrosion to the builder and end user.