RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Integrated Global Services (IGS) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest operational center of excellence, IGS Europe s.r.o in Brno, Czech Republic. IGS is the global leader in the development and application of high velocity thermal spray solutions to combat corrosion and erosion problems in mission critical equipment.

Numerous factors contributed to IGS’s decision to open a dedicated office for serving Europe; including IGS’s current and prospective customer demand, power generation and energy industry trends, and the need for a more experienced and operationally capable solutions provider with specific focus on providing high quality, on-site metal coating services.

Among the leaders of IGS’s new European office are Dr. Daniel Spálenka, Business Development Director, and Petr Sovadina, Director of European Operations.  Both join IGS from GE, formerly ALSTOM Power. “We are excited to have leaders with Daniel and Petr’s experience, abilities, and understanding of the broader European market on board with IGS,” states Wesley Cowley, VP – Business Development. Alongside IGS’s other globally focused talent, Daniel and Petr will form part of an experienced team that includes project managers, supervisors, and technicians.

“As the global leader in surface technology solutions, establishing a dedicated presence in Europe is a key part of our strategy to better service the European market and enhance our global capabilities.  We believe we have partnered with the most talented, experienced, and focused team in Europe in our area of expertise—solving customers’ metal wastage issues, primarily on-site.  Combined with IGS’s unparalleled application references, technical know-how, and track record of solutions, we are extremely well positioned to provide a unique service to the European market,”  states Richard Crawford, CEO.

More information on our global service capabilities, along with details on how to contact IGS personnel who can support your needs, refer to the IGS website at: www.integratedglobal.com/contact-us/ or through email to info@integratedglobal.com

About Integrated Global Services

IGS is the industry leader in the development and application of high velocity thermal spray solutions for corrosion and erosion problems in challenging operating environments. IGS specializes in serving a global customer base with on-site technical solutions executed from operational centers throughout the world. The Company’s industry leading Technology Research Center in Richmond, Virginia, USA partners with some of the largest energy companies in the world in order to understand and solve difficult metal wastage problems, improve coating and welding techniques, and evaluate material performance.

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Sara Hoffman

Integrated Global Services, Inc.
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