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ABS Group Chairs First Pharma TechOps USA Conference

February 27, 2019

Randy Montgomery, ABS Group Senior Director of Oil, Gas and Chemical Services, will serve as Conference Chair and moderator of Pharma TechOps USA, the first U.S. based event in the Pharma TechOps series. The conference will be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in San Diego, from 7-8 March 2019, and will focus on aligning technical and operations for future maintenance and reliability in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Life Sciences sector. 

Pharma TechOps USA will bring together over 120 professionals from global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to discuss current challenges, share knowledge and experience, and explore the latest developments in maintenance methodologies, reliability strategies and technology. The conference will be co-located with the Industry of Things World USA event also taking place at the venue.

Randy Montgomery

Randy Montgomery, ABS Group Senior Director of Oil, Gas and Chemical Services

Randy Montgomery has more than 30 years of experience in reliability, maintenance, integrity management, process safety, operations and process engineering, including 13 years of industrial experience. His responsibilities at ABS Group include identifying, developing and delivering technical solutions to help Oil, Gas and Chemical industry clients preserve their right to operate and improve their return on investment. In his previous roles, Montgomery focused on assessing, designing and improving programs to confirm asset integrity and improve asset performance. He is a coauthor of the Center for Chemical Process Safety's Guidelines for Effective Mechanical Integrity Programs and has coauthored several technical papers in the field of maintenance and reliability. Montgomery holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Additional Resources

Read a project profile focused on our Asset Performance Optimization solution: Evaluating Critical Asset Safeguards for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Register for an upcoming webinar presented by Randy Montgomery: Improving Fixed Equipment and Piping Inspection Program Effectiveness and Efficiency

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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