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03. December 2021

Leadec acquires Industrial Maintenance & Services of Belton

Stuttgart, Germany/Cincinnati, USA, 12/03/2021 – Leadec, the leading global service specialist for factories along their entire life cycle and corresponding infrastructure, has taken over Industrial Maintenance & Services of Belton Inc. (IMS) as of 11/30/2021. IMS of Belton is an electrical and mechanical contractor serving the greater Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg, SC, area. The acquisition strengthens Leadec’s South Carolina hub and broadens their industry portfolio.

“Leadec has long been an established partner for the automotive and manufacturing industries. With IMS of Belton we are expanding our footprint in other industries, e.g., textile, healthcare and chemical industries, providing them with professionally managed solutions to maximize productivity and increase first-time quality,” says Don Kennon, President of Leadec North America. “IMS of Belton ideally complements our service portfolio and is a great fit for us, as they are also committed to a proactive concept in safety.”


Industrial Maintenance & Services of Belton, headquartered in Belton, SC, has been in business since 1988, providing a turn-key project concept with one contractor. 75 qualified millwrights, welders, pipefitters, electricians, and helpers are in place so that IMS of Belton is a one-stop shop for its customers with a “do-it-all” attitude.


Service specialist for factories

Leadec USA currently employs more than 2,100 people at 37 different customer sites and has been present in the USA since 2005. The annual turnover is around USD 240 million. With safety as number one priority, Leadec has provided support to its customers in the manufacturing industries throughout their entire production chain to keep their plants and equipment running smoothly. 

The company uniquely combines the knowledge, network capacity and performance of a global player with the personal support of a regional partner. Leadec in the US is a company of the Leadec Group, headquartered in Germany and founded in 1962, with about 18,000 employees at more than 300 sites all over the world. 


“We have found a strong partner in Leadec who provides a sound base and will take us to the next level. We will continue to work with our clients to achieve the best results that ultimately minimize project timelines and reduce costs. In addition, we see significant opportunities to grow our business in the Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg area by combining the opportunities of our diverse customer bases,” says Kevin Craft, owner of IMS of Belton.