Premium Inspection & Testing, Inc. Hires John Durkee as CEO

HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) AUGUST 02, 2016

Premium Inspection and Testing, Inc. (“Premium”) today announced that John Durkee is joining the company as Chief Executive Officer. John joins Premium with over 25 years of global leadership experience in the energy sector, most recently providing engineered products and services to the industrial and power generation markets. Before joining Premium Inspection & Testing, he was President of the Products business unit of Global Power. In this role, John managed ten global locations responsible for the engineering and manufacturing of auxiliary products used in construction and rebuild of power plants. Previous to Global Power, he led the North American Power and Industrial Engineering and Construction Services business of SNC Lavalin. Prior thereto, he was President of Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services where he oversaw and implemented strategic and tactical growth initiatives. Earlier in his career, John spent 15 years in progressively challenging roles within GE Energy. John received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College and is a Six Sigma certified green belt.

Jim Treat, Chairman of Premium, remarked, “This is a very exciting day for our company. John shares our passion for providing exceptional service to our customers and people, and we are delighted to have him on board. I am very confident that John will be successful in leading our operations going forward.” 

John Durkee added, “I am thrilled to be joining the Premium team and look forward to contributing to the continued success of our combined business. I believe that Premium’s diversity, unique culture, and reputation for delivering high-quality service have positioned it well for sustained growth.”    

About Premium Inspection, Inc. 
Premium Inspection & Testing is a leading Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and inspection services platform. Through its operating subsidiaries, Capitol Ulrasonics, Quad City Testing Laboratories, and Permian NDT, Premium provides critical inspection, quality control, safety and asset integrity services to customers across a diverse range of industries and locations. http://www.pitinc.com

Premium Inspection & Testing, Inc. Welcomes Capitol Ultrasonics

HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) MARCH 26, 2016

Premium Inspection & Testing, Inc., headquartered in Houston, TX, announced today it has joined forces with Capitol Ultrasonics, LLC, a leading NDT/NDE services firm based in Baton Rouge, LA. Capitol Ultrasonics will retain its name and current leadership. 

Premium Inspection and Testing, Inc. was formed with the strategy of building a truly differentiated NDT company focused on providing exceptional service to both its customers and people. "As partners, we have the opportunity to continue Capitol's legacy of safety, quality, and exceptional service delivery," stated Jim Treat, Chairman of the Board, Premium Inspection & Testing, Inc. "We are excited about this opportunity, and our combined organization will set the bar for our industry with an incredible value proposition for our clients."

"As a result of our employees’ strong commitment to safety, quality, and customer service, our company has experienced many great years of growth and achievement," stated Rodney Bonvillain, President, Capitol Ultrasonics. "Going forward, our partnership with Premium will provide us with additional opportunities and resources to build on this history of success."

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About Premium Inspection, Inc. 
Premium Inspection & Testing is a leading Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and inspection services platform. Through its operating subsidiaries, Permian NDT, Premium Integrity Services, Quad City Calibration, and Quad City Testing Laboratory, Premium provides critical inspection, quality control, safety and asset integrity services to customers across a diverse range of industries and locations. http://www.pitinc.com

About Capitol Ultrasonics, LLC
Capitol Ultrasonics, founded in 1972, provides a full range of conventional and advanced NDT/NDE services as well as visual inspection and support services across a variety of industries including Petrochemical and Refinery, Mid-Stream Oil & Gas, and Manufacturing. http://www.capitolut.com