To better serve the needs of its expanding client base, the management of Mears Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jim Walton and his team at JW’s Pipeline Integrity Services, LLC have come on board.
Headquartered in Carrollton (Dallas), TX, JW’s has been providing pipeline integrity field services for over 14 years. JW’s staff expertise includes multiple individuals with NACE and ASNT certifications in cathodic protection, coatings, corrosion and non-destructive examinations. Former military personnel make up over a quarter of the technical staff, some with over 20 years of military service.
Mears with a staff of 400 employees is an integrity service provider offering corrosion engineering, technical services and construction services and is headquartered in Rosebush, Michigan, USA. Mears also has US offices in San Ramon, CA, Plain City, OH and Houston, TX and was founded in 1970 and acquired by Quanta Services in 2000.
“The similar corporate philosophies and commitment to technical excellence and customer satisfaction provided an attractive option for JW’s to continue to pursue its goals under the Mears Banner” according to Jim Walton, Principal and Founder of JW’s Pipeline Integrity Services. Jim will lead the Technical Services Division of Mears as Vice President.
“The synergies of the Mears approach to Integrity Management and JW’s approach to pipeline and integrity field services will allow the companies to better serve their respective client base and expand into markets beyond their current core business”, according to Alan Eastman, Executive VP and senior executive of Mears Integrity Solutions. “We welcome with open arms JW’s outstanding team of professionals and will continue to provide quality services to our respective and collective clients”.