Coal Pulverizer Repair, Pulverizer Maintenance, Power Plant, Power Generation, Plant Maintenance

February 01, 2010 12:30 ET

Selinsky FORCE Acquires Defcon Inc., Adds Coal Pulverizer Repair to Service Offerings

Defcon FORCE Expands Company's Industrial Services to Power-Generation Industry

CANTON, OH--(Marketwire - February 1, 2010) - The Selinsky FORCE, a single-source provider of industrial rigging and hauling, equipment rental, construction, refractory service, and plant and equipment maintenance, has acquired Defcon Inc. of Cincinnati. The newly acquired company specializes in coal pulverizer repair and maintenance for power plants.

The acquisition of Defcon Inc. expands the Selinsky FORCE's industrial service offerings to better serve the power-generation industry and extends the company's geographical reach for coal pulverizer repair and maintenance to the entire United States.

Renamed Defcon FORCE, the newly formed subsidiary of the Selinsky FORCE will maintain its offices and personnel in Cincinnati and Gallipolis, Ohio.

With the addition of coal pulverizer repair to the Selinsky FORCE portfolio of industrial services, the company is better positioned for greater growth and market dominance as the premier provider of industrial services in the Midwest.

"Defcon is a strategic fit that will help us meet our goal for broadening geographic reach and providing coal pulverizer repairs and other industrial services to the power-generation sector," John Selinsky, president of the Selinsky FORCE, said.

"This deal positions both the Selinsky FORCE and Defcon FORCE for future expansion and supports our combined commitment to provide diverse industrial services with the deepest experience and unsurpassed customer service available in the market," Greg Pelzer, manager of sales and business development of Defcon FORCE, said.

Defcon FORCE brings decades of experience and leadership to coal pulverizer repair and maintenance. The single-source supplier provides onsite repairs, labor, parts and welding, and machining of coal pulverizer parts for the power-generation industry. Visit

The Selinsky FORCE leads the Midwest in providing a diverse portfolio of industrial construction services including heavy rigging and hauling, crane service and equipment rental, and plant and equipment maintenance. The Selinsky FORCE team has the depth of experience and resources to provide superior single-source execution of any industrial construction project. Visit or call 888 SEL-FORCE (888-735-3672) to get the force.

The Selinsky FORCE is owned by Excel Capital Partners, LP, a private equity group dedicated to innovative value investing in the smaller end of the middle market sectors of manufacturing, value-added distribution and select business services.

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