COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) has recently been awarded contracts to provide power plant operations training and consulting services to AES US Services, a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, and Covanta to support their training and qualification programs. These contracts license GP Strategies' GPiLEARN™ web-based training portal to thousands of employees in North America, further bolstering GPiLEARN's reputation as the premier web-based learning portal for power-generating companies across the globe.
The AES US Services award is a multi-year, fleet-wide implementation that provides access to 1,600 courses developed for power plant engineers, technicians, operators and other skilled workers. "We've partnered with GP Strategies for many years and believe their courseware and training regimen is a great fit to help our employees expand their industry knowledge and critical skills necessary to operate our plants in a safe and efficient manner," said AES US Services Director, Workforce Development, Gary Tindall.
The Covanta agreement includes use of the GPiLEARN learning management system to enhance training offerings across their US and Canadian fleets, as well as provide critical content updates to existing training materials.
With the addition of these agreements, GPiLEARN now provides power plant training and employee development to over 35,000 users."We are pleased that AES US Services and Covanta have entrusted us to support their training programs. We are committed to providing world-class workforce performance improvement services to our customers, who now include over 250 power generation and industrial clients in 39 countries ," stated Bill Green, Vice President, Energy Services for GP Strategies. GP Strategies' Energy Services GroupGP Strategies' Energy Services Group provides engineering services, performance and condition monitoring products and training services to the energy market sector. Their EtaPRO™ Performance and Condition Monitoring System and GPiLEARN Training Portal help power plants worldwide meet their goals for improving reliability, capacity and efficiency. GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com. Forward-Looking Statement: We make statements in this press release that are considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements reflect our current expectations concerning future events and results. We use words such as "expect," "intend," "believe," "may," "should," "could," "anticipates," and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean a statement is not forward-looking. These statements are not guarantees of our future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause our actual performance or achievements to be materially different from those we project. For a full discussion of these risks, uncertainties, and factors, we encourage you to read our documents on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in our periodic reports under the forward-looking statements and risk factors sections. Except as required by law, we do not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. © 2014 GP Strategies Corporation. All rights reserved. GP Strategies and the GP Strategies logo design are trademarks of GP Strategies Corporation.