ELKRIDGE, Md., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), and KEPCO Plant Services and Engineering Company, Ltd. (KEPCO KPS), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), have entered into a license agreement making available to KEPCO KPS the latest generation of GP Strategies' GPM PRO maintenance technician training course materials. KEPCO KPS, one of the world's leading power plant service companies, will use GPM PRO maintenance training course materials to train mechanical, electrical and I&C technicians to service KEPCO KPS power generation plants in Korea and to support the start-up of four nuclear power plants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Following nearly 12 months of review and evaluation, KEPCO KPS selected GP Strategies to provide courseware licenses for 48 mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation & control (I&C) maintenance courses. Course materials include detailed and illustrated student guides, instructor guides, instructor presentations, written exams and hands-on lab guides. GP Strategies is also providing five weeks of GPM PRO Train-The-Trainer instruction to KEPCO KPS mechanical, electrical and I&C instructors at our Tampa, Florida, Training Center.
Eric Rodgers, Senior Vice President of GP Strategies, said, "We are extremely pleased with the KEPCO KPS selection of GPM PRO and the license agreement we have put in place. Through this agreement, KEPCO KPS is able to access the intellectual property of GP Strategies and leverage this expertise to advance their corporate enterprise. We look forward to the continuing development of the KEPCO KPS-GP Strategies relationship and additional opportunities to support KEPCO KPS in Korea and the UAE."
About GP Strategies GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies' solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. GP Strategies Corporation is the new name of General Physics Corporation, which merged with its parent company (also called GP Strategies) on December 31, 2011 and changed its name. Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.