Metal surfaces of industrial equipment are constantly at risk of corrosion, leading to equipment malfunction and irreversible structural damage to the equipment. According to one estimate, corrosion is causing billions of dollars of loss per year in industries around the world. Manufacturers have the responsibility to ensure that their equipment is protected against the effects of corrosion. Modern technology offers many advanced anticorrosion techniques that can help businesses protect their equipment and ensure continuous operation. This white paper discusses the root causes of corrosion and suggests ways to cope with this challenge in harsh industrial environments.