MISTRAS Group Awarded Fleet-Wide Contract by Southern Nuclear for Radiography Services

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PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., July 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MISTRAS Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) announced the award of a multi-year contract to provide Fleet Radiography services to Southern Nuclear, the nuclear energy operating subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE:SO).

The agreement emphasizes the experience of MISTRAS' extensive Computed Radiography (CR) and Digital Radiography (DR) inspection services portfolio. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, Balance of Plant (BOP), Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) programs, in-service and vendor location inspection services.

Southern Nuclear operates three key facilities, Farley, Hatch and Vogtle, which provide approximately 20 percent of Alabama and Georgia's electricity use. Southern Nuclear will operate Plant Voglte units 3 and 4 upon completion, currently under construction by Georgia Power, an Electric Utility of Southern Company.

About MISTRAS Group:

MISTRAS is a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to evaluate the structural integrity of critical energy, industrial and public infrastructure. Mission critical services and solutions are delivered globally and provide customers with asset life extension, improved productivity and profitability, compliance with government safety and environmental regulations, and enhanced risk management operational decisions.

MISTRAS uniquely combines its industry-leading products and technologies - 24/7 on-line monitoring of critical assets; mechanical integrity (MI) and non-destructive testing (NDT) services; destructive testing (DT) services; process and fixed asset engineering and consulting services; and its world class enterprise inspection data management and analysis software (PCMS™) to provide comprehensive and competitive products, systems and services solutions from a single source provider.

MISTRAS, through its member companies, has been providing ongoing service to support nuclear construction, maintenance, refueling outages, and major component replacement projects since the late 1960s. As an accredited ISO 9001 organization, MISTRAS' Quality Assurance Program meets the Nuclear Quality Requirements of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR Part 21, and ANSI/ASME NQA-1.

For more information, please visit the company's website at http://www.mistrasgroup.com or contact Nestor S. Makarigakis, Group Director, Marketing Communications at marcom@mistrasgroup.com.

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