BERKELEY SPRINGS, W. Va., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A.Hak Industrial Services BV today announces that it purchased the company activities of InTANK, a subsidiary of Berkeley Springs Instruments of Berkeley Springs, WV.
The acquisition concerns all activities of InTANK, including all patents, trademarks and technology rights. InTANK specializes in the development and application of robotic systems for the in-service inspection and cleaning of above ground storage tanks for the oil & gas, petrochemical and power generation industries.
A.Hak Industrial Services BV is a member of the A.Hakpark BV Group with headquarters in The Netherlands. The group, with yearly revenue of over $600 million, is a world leader in the construction, maintenance, and inspection of pipelines.
The strategy of A.Hak Industrial Services is to offer complete integrated service packages to clients primarily in the oil, gas and power industries. As integrity management of pipelines and tanks gain more importance globally, the InTANK activities fit very well into this full service concept with a special emphasis on in-service assignments.
"A.Hak Industrial Services has extensive experience in the inspection and maintenance of pipelines worldwide, so the move into the inspection of tanks fits very well into our strategy," reports Mr. Johan H. Robbe, Managing Director of A.Hak Industrial Services. "The management of A.Hak is pleased that InTANK now forms part of our group. By combining the outstanding, leading edge technology of InTANK and the worldwide presence of A.Hak, major growth opportunities and significant added value to our customers will be realized."
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SOURCE Berkeley Springs Instruments