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UTRS Announces Acquisition of Corrosion Mitigation, LLC

UTRS Press ReleaseCherry Hill, N.J., August 15, 2011—Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. (UTRS) today announced the acquisition of all of the assets of Corrosion Mitigation, LLC, a corrosion services company located in Marysville, Washington. The acquisition supports the continued growth of UTRS's Corrosion Division, which has operations throughout the United States.

“The acquisition of Corrosion Mitigation, LLC (CM) continues our commitment to building the highest quality cathodic protection and corrosion control service company in the United States. CM is led by Stuart Ell, a Cathodic Protection Specialist and metallurgical engineer with more than 30 years of experience in all facets of cathodic protection services. We look forward to serving CM's current customers and adding new customers for our Corrosion Division,” said UTRS Chief Operating Officer Marc Snyderman.

With the addition of Corrosion Mitigation's expertise, UTRS will provide unparalleled service in cathodic protection, as well as all other areas of corrosion services. The UTRS Corrosion Control Division specializes in all aspects of corrosion control engineering, design, operations and maintenance, design and build, construction management, and evaluation and analysis projects for myriad clients, including government, public, and private sectors.

Ed Wetzel, UTRS Director of Corrosion Control Services, stated, “Adding Stuart to our team is a real asset. Stuart's commitment to excellence has been recognized by NACE with a past Engineer of the Year for the Western Region award, and he adds a strong presence to our West Coast operations. Stuart is a welcome addition to our team.” Ell will assume the role of Project Manager for UTRS. “I am excited for the opportunity to join UTRS and continue its growth in the corrosion control business,” he said.