BATON ROUGE, La., June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EPIC Piping, ("EPIC"), one of the largest pipe fabrication organizations in the world, today announced that it will commence operations at a 400,000 square foot facility in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, marking an important development for the Company's international expansion and overall manufacturing capabilities.
The addition of the state-of-the-art, large-scale facility will allow EPIC, which currently operates four facilities across North America, to expand production to more than 20,000 spools per month with a total fabrication capacity exceeding 1,000,000 square feet.
"We are excited to announce our global growth through the expansion of EPIC into the Middle East," said Remi Bonnecaze, Chief Operating Officer of EPIC. "This expansion allows us to better meet our clients' growing global needs by increasing our production capabilities and enabling us to take on larger projects. The team at EPIC has deep industry expertise and a proven track record in offering best-in-class customer service and operational excellence."
The facility will be managed by Mazen Azizieh, President of International Fabrication at EPIC, and a team of highly experienced individuals with local relationships and operational expertise.
EPIC Piping is owned by a group of investors led by Bernhard Capital Partners, an operationally-focused private equity firm dedicated to investing across the energy services spectrum.
About EPIC Piping
EPIC Piping is one of the largest turn-key industrial pipe fabrication organization in the world. It's management team has been working together for over 26 years servicing the power, chemical, refining, offshore and oil & gas industries. EPIC's global fabrication capacity currently exceeds 1,000,000 square feet, with a total production capacity of over 20,000 spools per month at multiple facilities. The company's fabrication capabilities include: carbon steel, chrome moly, stainless steels, duplex steels, nickel based alloys, and jacketed piping.
About Bernhard Capital Partners
Bernhard Capital Partners ("BCP") is an energy services-focused private equity firm established in 2013 by Jim Bernhard, Jeff Jenkins and a team of experienced private-equity professionals. BCP seeks to create sustainable value by leveraging its founding partners' 25 years of experience in acquiring, operating and growing energy-services businesses. From strategic industry insight to operational efficiencies and best-practice management, BCP provides resources far beyond its investments.
CONTACT: Jeremy Turner, EPIC Piping, 844-760-6682
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