Klinger acquires Industrial Sealing Company, GPI

KLINGER Holding GmbH in Gumpoldskirchen, Austria announced the acquisition of West Texas industrial sealing company GPI. GPI is now part of the KLINGER network and fully operative to serve its customers from four locations: Borger (HQ), Amarillo, Lubbock, and Odessa. 
GPI was started in 1982 by Chris Pearson and Don Bybee. Bybee, GPI’s past President will continue with the company as a Business Development Executive. Scott Peters will take over as President. Additional leadership team members will continue to work from the Borger location: Michael Murry as General Manager, Chris Brown as Operations Manager and Debbie Lindbloom as Accounting and Customer Service Manager.
GPI is an industrial sealing company providing West Texas with sealing technologies in industries such as oil, chemical, power, gas, and wastewater.
GPI supplies and recommends industrial gaskets, Chesterton mechanical seals, pump and valve packing, pumps and pump parts, torque equipment, industrial bolting, instrumentation, equipment lubrication, and many other industrial products to keep customers’ plants running reliably. Bolted joint assembly solutions include on-site training, failure analysis, vendor managed inventory and Torc Logic on-site calibration.
KLINGER is a manufacturer and provider of industrial gaskets and valves. Formed in 1886 as a family enterprise, the pioneers in gasket technology present themselves today as a globally active Group. Independent global manufacturing, sales and service companies offer unique know-how and competent on-site consultancy services from a total of 60 countries worldwide.
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