SULPHUR, Louisiana -- On a cool and
overcast evening in southeastern Louisiana, NAES opened a new
facility for its industrial services division. The
company, which is a broad-based provider of services to the
energy industry, saw an opportunity to establish a foothold in
the Gulf Coast refining and construction services market, and
they jumped on it.
The new office in Sulphur, Louisiana,
will afford NAES the ability to bring its brand of safe,
reliable and cost-effective construction, retrofit and maintenance services to the hydrocarbon processing industry.
The open house and ribbon cutting ceremony
at the facility on Carbide Drive was attended by the Sulphur
mayor and a smattering of city council members, as well as
executives from NAES and employees from local refining and processing
"NAES is excited to open this new facility
and a new chapter in our history," said Kevin Taylor, NAES
senior vice president of engineering and construction.
"This new facility will support our
efforts to provide the highest quality of services as this
centralized location enhances our capacity to respond to
customer needs, more effectively mobilize, and provide
employment opportunities to the local community," he added.
Headquartered in Issaquah, Washington,
NAES provides comprehensive services to the generation
industry, and is expanding its services to industrial
infrastructure markets. The company is a part of ITOCHU
Corp. ITOCHU operates in over 80 countries and
covers a broad range of industries.