Atlanta-based GE Power Systems acquired Kansas City, Mo.-based M.J. Harden Associates Inc. (MJH), which specializes in GIS solutions for a range of industries including pipelines and utilities. M.J. Harden will become part of the pipeline integrity services division of Northumberland, United Kingdom-based PII Pipeline Solutions. PII was acquired by GE in 2002 and is a member of GE Power Systems’ Oil & Gas business.
“The acquisition combines PII’s engineering knowledge and best practices for pipeline integrity management with MJH’s software and data management capabilities,” said Claudi Santiago, president of GE Oil & Gas. “We are confident that we are now ideally positioned to help our global customers with more informed decision making, leading to greater efficiency in their pipeline maintenance operations and planning.”