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Clean Harbors Acquires Thompson Industrial Services

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Clean Harbors Acquires Thompson Industrial Services

Clean Harbors, the leading environmental and industrial service provider in North America, recently announced its acquisition of Thompson Industrial Services, a premier provider of industrial cleaning services in the Southeast region of the United States. This strategic move by Clean Harbors is a game-changer in the industrial services sector and is expected to bring significant value to both companies and their customers.

Who is Clean Harbors?

Clean Harbors is a North American company that provides a wide range of environmental and industrial services to various industries. Founded in 1980, the company has grown to become a leading provider of hazardous waste management, emergency spill response, industrial cleaning, and maintenance and recycling services. With over 20,000 employees and a vast network of facilities and equipment, Clean Harbors is well-positioned to serve customers across North America.

Stronger Together

The recent acquisition of Thompson Industrial Services by Clean Harbors creates a new industrial services powerhouse by combining the leader in Environmental Services with the top Industrial Service provider on the East Coast. This strategic move offers a broad array of industrial and specialty service capabilities, including end-to-end waste solutions, allowing the organization to better serve its customers' needs.

Additionally, the acquisition enables a greater use of automation and technology innovation, which is critical to protecting the combined workforce and job sites. With this new level of technological advancement, the company can operate more safely and efficiently, reducing risk and providing peace of mind to its clients.

The acquisition also creates extensive geographic coverage and transportation capacity through an expansive network of service locations. This means that the company can serve customers across North America more effectively, leveraging its combined infrastructure to provide faster and more efficient service.

Overall, the combination of Clean Harbors and Thompson Industrial Services is a significant step forward for the industrial services sector, offering enhanced capabilities, increased safety, and expanded geographic coverage. 

Vast Network

The acquisition of Thompson Industrial Services by Clean Harbors has resulted in a strengthened, diversified service network that will provide customers with even greater access to services across North America. With over 700 company service locations now available, the combined entity will offer more extensive geographic coverage than ever before, allowing the company to serve customers more effectively and efficiently.

This vast network is a critical aspect of the acquisition and will provide the organization with the ability to offer a broad range of services to customers across a diverse range of industries. By leveraging the combined resources of both companies, they can offer a comprehensive suite of environmental and industrial services, ensuring that customers have access to the services, regardless of their location or industry.

Services offered

  • National Waste Transportation & Disposal
  • Container Movement & Box Rentals
  • Automated Hydroblasting to 40,000 PSI
  • Emergency Response Network
  • Pigging & Decoking
  • Hydro & Pneumatic Excavation
  • Specialty Mechanical Services
  • Leak Detection & Repair (LDAR)
  • Complex Tank Cleaning
  • Vapor Control Management
  • Chemical Cleaning
  • Specialty Abrasive Blasting
  • In-Situ SCR Catalyst Cleaning
  • Extraction Pressure Impulse Cleaner (EPIC®)
  • Combustible Dust Remediation
  • Water Filtration
  • Vacuum Truck Services
  • UHP Hydrocutting
  • Turnaround Services
  • Material Processing

The acquisition of Thompson Industrial Services by Clean Harbors is a strategic move that is expected to have a significant impact on the industrial services sector. With this acquisition, Clean Harbors will become a more diversified company with a broader range of services, a larger footprint in the market, and access to industry-leading expertise.

Thompson's customers will benefit from Clean Harbors' extensive resources, while Clean Harbors will be able to offer a more comprehensive range of services to its customers. Overall, this acquisition is a game-changer that will create value for both companies and their customers.

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About Thompson Industrial

Thompson Industrial specializes in safe, quality Lifecycle Industrial Cleaning Service Solutions. From critical path pre-commissioning & dependable on-site operations support, to productive outages, turnarounds, and decommissioning.

As part of the Hydroblast Vacuum + Big Pump branch, we offer Automated Hydroblasting, Wet + Dry Vacuuming, High Volume Big Pump, Vaccum Excavation and UHP Cutting + Hydrolazing.  When it comes to Chemical Cleaning and FINFOAM® we are the experts.  

We also offer Specialty + Custom Solutions, including Pigging/Brushing, Combustible Dust Remediation, Dry Ice Blasting, Drone Inspections, In-Situ SCR Catalyst Cleaning, Tank Cleaning + Vapor Control, Sponge Blasting and EPIC™ HRSG Off-line Cleaning.