Originally founded in 1970 in Michigan, United States, as an engineering company offering consulting services in corrosion engineering, Mears delivers customised solutions by offering superior engineering, technical and construction services to meet the challenges and demands of the pipeline industry. It is now a Quanta Services company with over 400 employees, $A40 million in equipment assets, and strategically located, full-service offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Abu Dhabi, and Australia.
Mears prides itself on having the experience and technical expertise to enhance consistency and develop efficiency for its clients by providing optimum integrity solutions through corrosion evaluation, corrosion control, and remedial action. As a specialist in this area, it has more personnel trained by NACE International than any other company in the world, and Kevin Garrity, its Vice President of International and Special Projects is also serving as the current President of NACE International.
Mears also has its own state-of-the-art pipeline integrity and cathodic protection training and testing facility, which is used for in-house training of Mears personnel, industry clients, and for NACE certification of corrosion industry personnel.
Mears offers a safe, targeted, turnkey service to its clients in the oil and gas pipeline industry, to assist them with their pipeline integrity management plan in accordance with AS2885.3.