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Dallas, TX, United States, 2010/09/10 - Shermco Industries, headquartered in Irving, Texas, has reached an agreement to acquire ESCO Energy Services, a company based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that specializes in electrical engineering, equipment repairs, maintenance and testing.
The acquisition will extend Shermco’s operations in the central United States, bringing the company’s depth and quality of service, including ISO 9001:2008 certification and NETA accredited testing, to more customers.
“Strategically, this expansion allows us to offer our services, performed by our quality group of engineers and technicians, to the wind power, electrical power generation, grain and meat processing, and industrial customer base in the Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Quad Cities areas, along with the greater Midwest region,” said Ron Widup, executive vice president of Shermco.
Shermco, a leading provider of electrical power system maintenance, repair, testing and training since 1974, adds the Iowa division to its increasing number of service locations, including facilities in Austin, Texas, Houston, Texas, Sweetwater, Texas, and Tulsa, Okla.
“Iowa has rapidly become a national wind power leader and continues to be a strong agricultural and industrial center,” said Widup. “We feel our experience and capabilities will advance the state’s and the region’s industrial and economic objectives,” said Widup.
Shermco Industries (shermco.com) is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating apparatus and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of two strategic business units; the Machine Services Division and the Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Texas, a sales office in Brussels and service centers in Austin, Houston, Tulsa, Sweetwater and Cedar Rapids, Shermco Industries has over 350 full-time employees. The company is a member in good standing with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association, American Wind Energy Association, Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League, and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association.
Submitted by Beau Dixon - SBellInc.com on behalf of Shermco Industries.