TSP Announces Strategic Partnership with Global Process Automation

(DALLAS) May 10, 2017TSP (Technology Service Professionals), a privately held IT services company, announced the creation of a strategic partnership with Global Process Automation (GPA), an industry leader in distributed control systems, PLC applications, information technology, and cyber security.

“We are proud to be the largest third-party Quality Control Systems (QCS) service provider in North America,” said Frank Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of TSP. “To think that our industrial automation group has grown from zero to over 100 dedicated employees in a few short years is simply incredible. This partnership with GPA will undoubtedly allow us to continue that growth pattern, supplying additional and innovative solutions to TSP’s industrial clients.”

TSP’s Industrial Automation and Control practice focuses on QCS, in which engineers maintain and optimize the systems controlling the process in production entities, such as paper mills and rubber manufacturers. TSP’s field engineers monitor the equipment and manage the QCS environment, ensuring top-quality production, increasing productivity and profitability, and ultimately ensuring customer production specifications are adhered to.

Solution Highlights Include:

  • QCS and DCS service and support
  • Preventive and emergency maintenance
  • Thermal imaging and infrared camera services
  • Process analysis
  • Control optimization
  • Radiological testing and associated services

“I see this as a win-win for both our companies,” said Roel Harsta, president of GPA. “TSP has developed a great reputation in the industry, and we’re looking forward to working together.”

Historically, both companies worked in parallel verticals within the industrial automation and process controls sector. The services that TSP and GPA did not do were either referred to various partners or passed on all-together. Now, this joint partnership allows TSP and GPA to offer complimentary solutions to their extensive client portfolios.

“TSP and GPA are uniquely aligned in company culture and how we handle business with clients,” said Bill Weiss, director of sales and operations for Industrial Automation Solutions at TSP. “Part of our growth strategy is to seek out strategic partnerships and alliances, and GPA certainly fits the bill. We are excited to see how this partnership will enhance our services and client experience.”

The partnership is effective immediately. Please contact sales@mytsp.net to speak about these services, or any services that TSP can offer.

About TSP
TSP is an award-winning and customer-endorsed staffing and IT solutions company. Throughout the United States and Canada, we create custom, flexible and flawlessly executed IT solutions that amplify your team and simplify your service. From workforce recruiting and staffing to network, server and storage maintenance, we create an entirely positive, above and beyond service experience. We don’t manufacture devices or sell software. Our product is our people — dedicated and talented individuals focused on your long-term success above our short-term gain. To learn more, visit mytsp.net.

About Global Process Automation
Global Process Automation (GPA) is headquartered in Wilmington NC with regional offices in Pryor, OK; Nashville, TN and Little Rock, AR and is a recognized leader in process automation, control and information systems. GPA has been involved in the pulp and paper, life science, and specialty chemical industries for over 20 years. Working with many leading DCS platforms, GPA has designed, engineered, integrated, and migrated many legacy DCS systems to modern platforms – which are needed in today’s ever-changing manufacturing environment. GPA’s staff of over 35 engineers, many of which are factory trained, bring years of process control experience to all facets of automation projects. Also, with a strong IT staff which understands the unique needs of process control, GPA is able to provide its clients with leading edge solutions in data analytics, networking, data center design, virtualization, and cyber security. For more information on Global Process Automation, visit www.global-business.net.

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