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UTRS Announces Acquisition of Professional Corrosion Service, LLC

UTRS, a New Jersey based engineering and government procurement firm announces the acquisition of Professional Corrosion Service, LLC, a Philadelphia based cathodic protection engineering and transit system design firm.

Cherry Hill, N.J., May 07, 2008—Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. (UTRS) today announced the acquisition of all the assets of Professional Corrosion Service, LLC. UTRS's President, Albert Zalcmann, made the announcement.

"The acquisition of Professional Corrosion Service, LLC will usher in a new era of growth for UTRS. We have had the fortune of working alongside Ed Wetzel and PCS for many years in delivering cathodic protection and corrosion control services and now to have the ability to bring Ed and his team under the UTRS banner is very exciting. We look forward to serving PCS's current customers and adding new customers for our cathodic protection and transit system design, operation and maintenance services." stated Albert Zalcmann.

On May 2, 2008, UTRS consummated a transaction with PCS to purchase all the assets of PCS and has retained its entire staff. Ed Wetzel will assume the role of Director of Corrosion Control Services for UTRS. "By joining UTRS, we will be a formidable company in providing the highest quality cathodic protection and engineering services on time and within budget" stated Ed Wetzel.