I.P.S. was founded
in 1992 by ir. Luc Tasiaux under the name of I.M.
& R. with office located in Overijse, Belgium.
Initial activities were mainly in Western Europe.
In 1995, a branch
office was opened in Germany: this office is currently
located in Eisenhüttenstadt, near the Polish
border. This is the main project office in Germany,
and also focuses on expansion towards Eastern Europe.
In 2002, the
Technological Center in Eisenhüttenstadt was
inaugurated. This is a strategic center for training,
support and innovation in the field of modern project
management. It is also suitable for seminars, exhibitions
and culture events.
2004, a new entity was created in Sofia, Bulgaria
to cover the projects situated in this area.
Middle of 2004,
the new operational unit in China is a fact. Beijing
was selected as a base for the realisation of projects
in the Asian region.
End of 2004,
another new entity was created in Madrid, Spain to
continue the worldwide development of the group, and
an inauguration of the Technological center in Eisenhüttenstadt
extension took place. Definitely it was an year of
the construction of a brand new Competence Center
in Nivelles, Belgium has been started up to answer
the growth of the company. End 2006 IPS Belgium moved
into their new offices.
Group-IPS opened a new entity in the USA, West Virgina.
To continue the worldwide development of the group,
another new entity was created beginning 2007 in the
Middle East, based in Beirut, Lebanon.
Middle 2007 a new operational unit was created in
Brasil, Sao Paolo, to cover the projects in the South
Group-IPS created in January 2010 a new company in
Belgium: I.T.S. – Industrial Technical Services.
In the near future, Group-IPS is working towards establishing
an operational base in Italy, Russia, Turkey, Africa