HEBRON, Ohio, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MPW Industrial Services has named Justin Pierce director of engineering and manufacturing, responsible for technology and fabrication capabilities companywide.

Pierce began work at MPW in 2006 as a co-op employee while pursuing his degree in engineering management at Ohio University. Upon graduation and later that year, he accepted a full-time position as a project engineer. In 2007, Pierce was promoted to engineering supervisor, and in 2013 he was named director of engineering for the industrial water division.

Pierce has been a driving force in the design and development of MPW’s technology center, which is scheduled to open later this year.

“Justin’s knowledge and skills have made a significant impact on our company, and more important, on the results our customers enjoy,” said Jared Black, MPW’s president. “In addition, Justin’s leadership has played a central role in the growth and breadth of our technical expertise.”

Since Pierce joined MPW, the engineering function has grown from three to 30 employees.

“MPW’s commitment to technology is revolutionizing the way we do business,” Pierce said. “Our investments in robotics, automation and other technical innovations are improving the safety, productivity and quality of the services we provide.”

About MPW

With nearly 3,000 employees and 72 locations in the United States and Canada, MPW Industrial Services provides industrial cleaning, water purification, and facility and environmental management services to customers in the power generation, primary metals, chemicals, refining, oil and gas, automotive, food and beverage, and pulp and paper industries. MPW’s headquarters are in Hebron, Ohio. www.mpwservices.com.

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SOURCE MPW Industrial Services