July 13, 2011 13:43 ET

PICS Expands Into the United Kingdom

PICS Increases Its Global Operations With a New Office in the UK

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2011) - PICS announced plans today to expand their international presence into the United Kingdom, with the first office opening in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire this month. The local team will grow PICS' contractor and safety management services throughout Europe and the wider region.

John Moreland, President and CEO of PICS, believes the progress comes as a result of companies seeking world-class contractor management. "Today's announcement of our expansion into the United Kingdom demonstrates our strategic efforts as the fastest-growing contractor management company in the industry," he said. "Our clients continue to see PICS as providing the next level of Health & Safety Management for their firms, and this move strengthens our ability to manage their prequalification needs."

As a renowned contractor prequalification company, PICS was created nearly a decade ago with a focus on improving safety. In just a few years, PICS became an industry leader, quickly establishing a world-class supplier prequalification service. Today, PICS is the global standard for supplier and contractor management. The quality of the PICS Products, coupled with outstanding customer service, leads to long-term partnerships with companies across the globe. Visit for more details.

"The PICS global platform is a world-class supplier prequalification and management system for clients in all industrial sectors," said Rhys Bush, the Commercial Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa. "We partner with global leaders as they build safer, more effective relationships with stakeholders throughout the supply chain. Together we look forward to making the contractor management process safer, faster and more efficient." Rhys joins PICS from the largest safety organisation in Europe, with 16 years' experience of developing and marketing professional services in the EMEA region.

PICS is a global contractor management consortium of owner companies committed to improving the Health, Safety and Quality of its contractor workforce. PICS' prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in the Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing industries. Access to thousands of suppliers' prequalification information is housed in PICS' online portal at Founded in 2003 as an organisation dedicated to safety, PICS contractor management is the fastest-growing full-service supplier prequalification company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Alberta; the United Kingdom and Dubai, UAE.

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