HEPACO / Wednesday, January 9, 2019 / Categories: Press Releases


Merger Creates Premier Environmental Services Company in Eastern US

HEPACO has acquired Environmental Management Specialists, Inc. (EMS) in an agreement announced December 17, 2018. HEPACO’s acquisition of EMS brings together two exceptional teams to create the premier environmental services company in the Eastern United States with unrivaled talent, capabilities, and coverage across 40 regional service centers.

Our commitment and dedication to our clients remains unchanged. We’ll continue to consistently deliver the Amazing Customer Experience you’ve come to know and expect, while doubling down on our efforts to recruit and retain Best-of-the-Best personnel. All members of the EMS Team will continue in their current roles at the combined company, and the leadership of both companies will now work together to share best practices and drive excellence across all locations, all service lines, and all markets.


HEPACO (www.hepaco.com) is a leading provider of emergency response, environmental remediation, maritime services, wastewater treatment, and other industrial services across a diversified group of end markets including rail, oil & gas, transportation, power & utility, and manufacturing. The company has a broad geographic footprint across 20+ states in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States and offers a three-hour or less response time within its footprint. The Company provides services on both an emergency response and planned basis and completed more than 7,500 projects in 2016.


About EMS

EMS (www.emsonsite.comis a professional environmental contractor specializing in remediation, emergency response, tank and utility services, and waste services. The company operates from strategically-located service centers providing coverage across the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, South Central United States, and beyond. EMS serves a multitude of customers including transportation companies, energy companies, environmental consultants, industrial facilities, environmental service companies, general contractors, property owners, and the public sector through their Environmental Services and Remediation Services divisions.



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