ERI Solutions, LLC to Acquire BLOC Environmental Solutions, LP

Potential Competitors, BUT Better Partners


Colwich, KS, USA, February 5, 2020 – On January 31, 2020, ERI Solutions, LLC (“ERI”) successfully acquired BLOC Environmental Solutions, LP (“BLOC”) a San Antonio, TX based health, safety, and environmental compliance services provider.  “BLOC’s great industry reputation, service offerings, top-notch team and better than average service delivery made them a top target for ERI,” stated Nathan VanderGriend, President & CEO of ERI. “We believe that with this integration that 1 + 1 = 3+ and the acquisition will lead to business growth providing opportunities for the members of the team to grow professionally and for our shareholders’ value to increase.”

“We are excited about our future together with ERI. Our customers can still expect excellent service as we strengthen our companies with a more diverse service line.” stated Colin K. Sheffield, President and CEO of BLOC.  The two companies have shared values and a vision to bring the best risk control and compliance services to the market as they combine their product lines.

ERI will maintain its headquarters in Colwich, KS and continue to operate remotely out of multiple locations, including those acquired with BLOC.  All BLOC owners and team members will come over to ERI as part of the transaction.  BLOC will continue under the current brand as a division of ERI for the immediate future.

About ERI Solutions, LLC – Founded in 2007, ERI is a rapidly growing provider of risk control solutions that were specifically designed to control operational risks in higher-hazard businesses.  Its service categories including safety, process safety management (PSM), industrial hygiene (IH), environmental compliance, asset integrity management/inspection, training, and insurance program management services.  The team at ERI believes that all incidents (excluding acts of God) are preventable and is passionate about turning that belief into a reality in its clients’ businesses.

About BLOC Environmental Solutions, LP – Founded in 2013, BLOC had a vision to do things differently than what they had seen in the 3rd party environmental, health and safety services business before.  Starting with a small group of industry experts, they aligned goals, worked hard, and gained momentum to make BLOC a recognized name in the industry.  BLOC’s service categories include leak detection and repair (LDAR) program management and oversight, various third-party audits, Optical Gas Imaging, assessments and inspections, training, and environmental and safety compliance.