Highlands Environmental Solutions (HES) Expands to Wilmington, NC

HES Now Supports Clients throughout the Southeastern United States

RALEIGH, N.C. (November 17, 2011) – Highlands Environmental Solutions (HES), Inc., a solutions-based environmental company, has added a full-time presence to the Wilmington, NC market. Kendall Sutler, Senior Project Scientist, is based in Wilmington and will be focusing on business development and managing a number of major projects for the company. Highlands Environmental Solutions is headquartered in Raleigh, NC and supports nearly 200 clients in the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, Florida and Pennsylvania.

“We are very pleased that HES has grown into the Wilmington market and Kendall is a very strong addition to our team,” said Joe Beaman, president of Highlands Environmental Solutions. “His presence in Wilmington gives HES expanded emergency response coverage in the region for the transportation industry and their insurers as well as local support for attorneys and commercial real estate developers in eastern North Carolina. Clients have been very pleased with our proactive measures versus the industry standard of using expensive, on-going monitoring. We credit that solutions-based methodology and our comprehensive client care with our growth.”

Kendall Sutler has over 25 years of experience in supervisory (to include Director Level) and project management roles for environmental and petroleum/natural gas operations. Mr. Sutler has OSHA certification 29-CFR 1910.120 and has been a Master Level Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM). He also has experience with the training and implementation of the LEAN programs for production-based operations. Most recently Mr. Sutler was the General Manager for SGS North America, Inc., an environmental laboratory located in Wilmington, NC.

“I am proud to join the team at Highlands Environmental Solutions because I agree with their assertive approach to getting the job done,” said Kendall Sutler, Senior Project Scientist. “I take great satisfaction in resolving our clients’ environmental issues and bringing regulatory closure to their incident as quickly and economically as possible.”

About Highlands Environmental Solutions
Highlands Environmental Solutions is an environmental consulting and services company which specializes in environmental assessment and remediation, serving commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential clients. Services offered by HES include emergency and disaster response, groundwater and soil remediation, site assessment, litigation support and environmental forensic services, land acquisition assistance, and mining and geology services. Highlands Environmental Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, was founded in 2003 and provides services throughout the southern and eastern United States.

Media Contact:
Lynne Beaman
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