ISSI Completes Acquisition

Industrial Staffing Services Inc (ISSI), part of the Staffing-the-Universe Family of Companies, announced on Monday, June 19th, that is has acquired the assets of Virtual Resource Management Corp.

Virtual Resource is a 43-year-old Nationally Certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), that specializes in contract staffing and direct hire.  Virtual Resource operates in many industry verticals, with an emphasis in the Power and Utility, Engineering, and IT industries.  Virtual Resource has offices in Houston, TX and Harrisburg, PA, but operates nationally using a remote model.

The CEO of Virtual Resource, Glenn McClain, and his entire senior management team will be joining the Industrial Staffing Services team.  Mr. McClain will be operating in the role of Managing Director of Sales, based in the Houston Office.  When asked, Mr. McClain said, “I am extremely excited by the opportunity that this partnership offers.  Virtual Resource will now be able to further support our existing clients with additional services and offerings.  This also provides an exciting opportunity for us to use the ISSI network to expand our core businesses.”

Industrial Staffing Services Inc is a Nationally Certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in contract staffing, payroll servicing, managed service programs, and direct hire staffing.  Industrial Staffing operates on a national level across a variety of industry sectors.  This acquisition increases the core abilities of Industrial Staffing, and provides a physical team and office in key geographic locations.  ISSI looks forward to creating added value for the Virtual Resource clients, as well as increasing capabilities and services for their existing client base.

When asked, CEO Linda Block said, “This is an exciting step forward for ISSI.  As we expand our team, we will be able to increase our service levels for our clients, and improve our strategic and competitive position nationally.  We look forward to working with the Virtual Resource team to expand and prosper.”

Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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