SOURCE: Total Facility Solutions, Inc.

Total Facility Solutions, Inc.

July 09, 2015 08:00 ET

Total Facility Solutions, Inc. Appoints Kurt Gilson President

PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2015) - Total Facility Solutions, Inc. (TFS), a specialty contractor and services company focused on critical process infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Kurt Gilson, 53, as president of the company. Gilson's proven leadership and experience as Vice President for TFS, have him poised to play an important role in managing efforts to improve operational efficiency and strengthen collaboration with partner company M+W Americas.

"TFS has experienced rapid growth over the past few years, and while our strategy moving forward will remain unchanged, we have plans to increase concentration on selective growth areas to better capitalize on our unique collaborative offering with our M+W partner companies," said Gilson. Ron Oakley, CEO of M+W Americas, added: "We look forward to increasing our collaboration with TFS and further advancing the scope of services available to our customers." 

Gilson moves from his current role as TFS' Vice President and Regional Manager of the Western US and Mexico. He was responsible for overseeing customer projects particular to those regions, which primarily focused on the life science sector. Prior to joining TFS, he managed global operations of $600 million as President and COO of Kinetics Group, a process piping specialty contractor. Kurt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and has a strong background in the high technology industry, with a primary concentration of experience in the biotech and semiconductor markets. He has substantial experience in supervisory, engineering and management techniques to deliver products and services.

About Total Facility Solutions: Total Facility Solutions, Inc. (TFS), headquartered in Plano, TX, provides turnkey facilities contracting services including high-purity piping, gas and chemical systems, ultra-high purity water systems, tool and equipment installation, clean utilities, and electrical services to the semiconductor, electronics, nanotechnology, photovoltaic, life sciences, mission critical, and renewable energy industries. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary under the holding company M+W Americas, a full service architectural, engineering, and construction management firm that offers a broad range of global services to public and private science and research, biotechnology, electronics, advanced technology, manufacturing, and institutional clients. Visit for additional information.

About M+W Group: M+W Group GmbH, based in Stuttgart, is a leading global high-tech engineering company. Established in 1912, the company operates in more than 30 countries. The M+W Group manages projects of all dimensions on behalf of clients from various sectors, including electronics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, energy and information technology -- from semiconductor plants to nanotechnology research centers. The company offers a full range of services from concept and design to turnkey solutions. During the financial year 2014, the M+W Group generated sales of 2.46 billion euros with around 7,050 employees worldwide. More information:

Contact Information

  • Press contact M+W Americas:
    Aimee Robichaud
    Phone +1 518-880-0801
    Email Contact

    Press contact TFS:
    Trine Pierik
    Phone +1 602-366-5696
    Email Contact