Edmonton, Alberta (PRWEB) May 06, 2014
Acuren Group, Inc. announces the acquisition of Calgary-based Intelligent Pipeline Technologies (IPL Technology). With a shared customer base in the pipeline industry, this purchase allows Acuren to deepen its 40-year-old roots in the nondestructive testing and inspection segment of the business by incorporating proprietary high resolution pipeline diagnostics and supporting software, designed and developed by IPL Technology. The addition of IPL Technology aligns with Acuren’s vision of being a trusted service partner that clearly reduces clients’ cost to operate. IPL Technology has developed the most enhanced tools in the industry for collecting and analyzing pipeline data, leading advancements in the field of high resolution laser pipeline diagnostics.
“We are very excited to have IPL join the Acuren family. IPL is a well-established pipeline integrity service firm, and are leaders in the provision of laser metrology, data correlation, and related engineering services which complement our NDT, inspection and engineering capabilities throughout North America,” states Talman Pizzey, COO of Acuren in Canada.
With IPL Technology’s recent launch of the flagship product, the LaserScan3D and its complimentary software, statistical analysis of a pipe’s past, present and future state becomes much more accurate and useful in developing client’s pipeline integrity management programs.
Mark Hill, General Manager for IPL Technology states “The IPL team is very excited about joining the Acuren group. By combining IPL’s laser technology and pipeline integrity expertise with Acuren’s full suite of nondestructive testing and engineering analysis services, we look forward to leading the industry in pipeline Integrity”.
Acuren is a part of Rockwood Service Corporation, an organization dedicated to continuous quality improvement and to the ongoing development of the state-of-the-art of inspection, testing and related engineering services delivered through over 80 locations in North America. Committed to delivering A Higher Level of Reliability, together with Hellier, Sperry, and RAT, Acuren provides an unrivaled spectrum of capabilities worldwide. Acuren employs over 3,500 dedicated professionals, supporting the mechanical integrity and inspection programs of the world’s largest industrial segments including petroleum refinery, pipeline, power generation, pulp & paper, pharmaceutical, aerospace and automotive.