8 September 2015
Press release Verwater
The Verwater Group (Hoogvliet, the Netherlands) has acquired some parts from the bankruptcy of Imtech Industrial Services B.V. The acquisition includes the activities in the regions North West (Amsterdam), North East (Emmen, Coevorden, Drachten and Delfzijl) and Valve Services (Rotterdam) and secures a total of about 250 jobs. The activities are grouped in Verwater Industrial Services B.V., a division of investment company Infestos (Enschede, the Netherlands).
This acquisition allows Verwater to extend its services in the field of E&I (Electrical and Instrumentation), E&A (Engineering and Automation), mechanical maintenance (Static & Rotating) and the revision of valves. “We aim to provide our services meeting the needs of our client. This acquisition is an important step in our strategy to offer multidisciplinary total solutions and services.”, says Filip De Wilde, CEO of the Verwater Group.
About Industrial Services
The former Imtech Business Unit Industrial Services offers total technical solutions for the industrial market. They are familiar with production processes and the laws and regulations in many sectors, such as tank terminals, food & feed, chemistry, oil & gas and pharmacy. They provide project management, (maintenance) engineering, industrial automation, installation, inspections for maintenance, continuous improvement of production processes and projects.
As market leader in maintenance activities to tank storage facilities, Verwater serves clients in the petrochemical, chemical and process industry, with mechanical maintenance and construction works, piping maintenance and construction works, civil works, jacking (lifting) of storage tanks and blasting and protective coating works. Founded in 1922, the company developed from a small civil contractor to an all-round contractor. The company is known for its high quality based on experience, knowledge and self-developed technology. With a dedicated team of over 750 employees, Verwater executes excellent, safe and high-quality projects throughout the world. The Verwater Group has establishments in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Turkey, Oman, Singapore and the United States.