Demand growing for Lorien's services

August 2018

Lorien Engineering Solutions, which is a division of GP Strategies Corporation, specialises in capital projects for food, brewing, drinks, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, logistics, and safety compliance and has announced record-breaking results for 2017.

Revenues in the UK and Poland increased by 11% during the year, and with best-ever sales performance, 2017 has been the most successful year in the firm’s 33-year history. At the same time, the business welcomed more than 20 new customers to its burgeoning portfolio and continued to invest in the skills training and development of its staff as well as attracting more professional engineers to its ranks.

Commenting on the landmark year, Lorien Managing Director Steve Slater said, “We’ve learned through the years that businesses cannot afford to stand still. It’s an ongoing process of business innovation, supported by investment in both people and technology.  We are fortunate to have the backing of our parent company, GP Strategies, in providing a broader range of CapEx services, across a greater geography, to our clients, alongside an excellent team of engineers both here in the UK and in Poland.”

About Lorien and GP Strategies:
Lorien Engineering Solutions (Lorien) is an engineering design and project management organization, which is a division of GP Strategies. With operations in Burton-on-Trent, UK, and Wrocław, Poland, Lorien has around 110 specialists who design and deliver manufacturing projects in the brewing, drinks, food, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing industries and who also support logistics networks for the retail sector. Lorien is recognised as one of the UK’s top engineering project companies in these sectors. Other areas of specialism include sustainable energy schemes, waste to wealth, manufacturing performance improvement, and health and safety compliance.

In 2018 the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awarded Lorien its 26th Gold Award, a Silver Award for fleet safety, and a 2nd Patron’s Award for occupational health and safety in the construction industry. The company is one of only three organisations to be awarded two Patron’s Award from RoSPA to date.

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, digital learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies' solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

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