International facilities services provider OCS Group has acquired a majority stake in Integris Management Services, an Irish provider of maintenance and FM Services. OCS Ireland employs over 1500 people, providing a range of property support and aviation services.
In a press release, James Buckley, Managing Director of Integris, said, “Joining OCS will enable Integris to grow the Total Facility Management solution demanded by progressive clients. In particular, our lean maintenance approach developed by US company LAI Reliability Systems, Inc. will be exclusively available to OCS clients in Ireland and the UK. This solution can provide maintenance efficiency savings in excess of 40% for a typical manufacturing facility.” LAI Reliability Systems has a number of global agreements with leading manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies.
Managing Director James Buckley and Operations Director Brian Frahill of Integris will join OCS as Directors to develop the FM Division of the Group.