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GAC USA Logistics Provider Celebrates New Houston Office and Announces Service Promise to Energy Sector GAC Brand Campaign Promise: Delivering your Strategy.

HOUSTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- GAC, one of the world's leading providers of shipping, logistics and marine services, is hosting an Open House giving its customers and all oil and gas companies the opportunity to view its new warehouse in the Central Green District of Houston, Texas.

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The 180,000+ sq. ft. LEED (Leader in Energy and Environment Design) certified cross dock facility includes four acres of outside storage space within a designated Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and is in close proximity to George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The new building centralizes GAC USA's local and regional executives, multiple business areas and staff under a single roof at 16200 Central Green Blvd in Houston.

The grand opening comes hot on the heels of the GAC Group's new brand campaign that promises to help its customers achieve their strategic goals. The new material will be unveiled at the Open House and attendees will be able to view GAC's extensive portfolio that includes a new corporate video, brochures, and a range of advertisements showcasing the integrated services GAC provides to its customers.

"GAC has promised a long-term commitment to customers to deliver their needs globally," says Lars Heisselberg, GAC Group Vice President Americas. "The portfolio of services this office will provide combined with our strong ethics and commitment to compliance, exemplify our strategy and ability to service the energy sector in Houston, Texas."

The doors will be opened to visitors for a grand Open House from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. local time on Thursday, September 26. GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand will travel from the Dubai headquarters to cut the ribbon and officially open the new office space. Texas State Representative Armando Walle will be present as well as District Director, Ryan Hogue from Senator Sylvia R. Garcia's office.

Other confirmed well-known Houstonians attending include Seven-Time NBA Champion, former Houston Rockets, Robert Horry; former Houston Rockets and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Elvin Hayes; former Houston Rockets and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Murphy as well as the Houston Rockets Power Dancers.

Editor Notes:

Media Advisory and photo opportunity at Grand Opening to follow.

About GAC Group

GAC is a global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services. These services are constantly being refined and integrated to serve our customers' increasing need for competitive solutions. Emphasizing trust, reliability and a strong human touch, GAC has been building its reputation in its chosen markets since 1956. Headquartered in Dubai, GAC employs over 10,000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.

For more information about GAC and GAC Energy and Marine Services, please visit www.gac.com   www.gac.com/usa

Media Contact

Elita T. Fielder

Communications Manager - Americas

Office: (713) 660-1650

Mobile:    (281) 382-0956

Email: Elita.Fielder@gac.com

Esther Oon-Bybjerg

Group Director, Corporate Communications

Mobile: +65 9691 1076

Email: esther.oon-bybjerg@gac.com

Hweesan Teng                                                          

Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

DID:       +65 6327 9612                                          

Mobile: +65 9129 9412                                          

Email:    hweesan.teng@gac.com             

Media Contact: Elita Fielder, GAC Group, 281.645.2330, elita.fielder@gac.com

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