Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 05, 2013
irth Solutions®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions to the utility and energy industries, today announced the acquisition of Sentinel USA.
The people, processes and technology of Sentinel USA will become part of irth Solutions. This move enables irth Solutions to offer integrity management software and services to energy and utility companies, helping them better protect their product delivery systems. It also helps oil & gas companies maintain compliance with Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and other regulations.
“Our customers are demanding even more to help them operate their pipelines, cables and grids efficiently, safely and in a way that’s compliant with regulations,” said Brent Bishop, CEO, irth Solutions. “That’s exactly what we get with Sentinel USA. With the Sentinel team and experience, we can better deliver on these customer needs and grow our business.”
“The Sentinel team has exceptional expertise in collecting the data required to understand risks,” said Dan Colby, Sentinel USA co-founder and now Vice President of GIS & Integrity Services at irth Solutions. “By bringing that data into irth Solutions’ UtiliSphere, our customers can effectively manage pipeline risks. The ability to correlate and visualize this and other important data means improved insight and enables faster, more-informed decisions to be made.”
irth Solutions recently launched UtiliSphere Integrity Solutions, an integrity management offering to help protect pipelines and other product delivery systems. UtiliSphere is an asset management solution for the energy and utility industries that helps ensure delivery system protection, safety, and compliance. By using UtiliSphere, organizations improve system uptime, increase workforce efficiencies, ensure regulatory compliance and enhance safety.
About irth Solutions
irth Solutions®, Technologies For Earth™, provides leading asset management solutions to gas, oil, electric, telecommunications and other utility companies and to One Call Centers across the country to increase operational efficiency, improve workforce productivity, comply with regulatory requirements and ensure safety. For nearly two decades, irth Solutions has been meeting the unique needs of the energy & utility industries with unmatched service and groundbreaking solutions for delivery system protection, safety, and compliance. Investors include Columbus-based Crane Group and Main Street Capital, located in Houston. For more information, visit http://www.irthsolutions.com