CLINTON, Mississippi (November 1, 2022) – E3 Environmental, a leader in industrial and emergency response services, announced today that it has acquired OMI Environmental Solutions, one of the longest standing and trusted oil spill response companies in the world. The acquisition will further enhance E3’s comprehensive suite of environmental services and increase the company’s geographical reach to better serve its customers.
OMI, formerly Oil Mop, LLC, was established more than 45 years ago as an oil spill response operation and has assisted with cleanup of some of the largest oil spills and disaster in American history. The company has expanded its efforts broadly, today integrating oil spill, hazmat, industrial, standby rescue, waste management, disposal, transportation, environmental consulting and training services.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with OMI, a true industry leader,” George Malvaney, Managing Partner at E3, said. “With OMI’s deep industry experience, coupled with E3’s innovative approaches, this pairing represents a single powerhouse with extended nationwide coverage and faster response times.
“The strategic combination of OMI with E3 enhances the strengths of both businesses,” said JT Newman, President of E3. “Together we are better equipped to service the growing needs of our clients.”
Vice President Aaron Holton will continue to lead OMI as part of E3, joined by newly named President, Virgil Blanchard. Holton has been instrumental in shaping OMI’s culture and growing the business into the market leader it is today. Blanchard brings over 30 years of deep industry experience.
“It is exciting to become part of an organization owned by industry veterans,” said Blanchard. “By joining with E3, our clients will benefit from access to unparalleled industry experience and a vast services infrastructure.”
OMI will operate under the name E3 OMI.