United Group Services

About Us

Headquartered in Cincinnati, United Group Services Inc. is comprised of four companies: United Group Services, Core Crew, Innovative Mechanical Systems and Elite Welding Academy. To find out more about each, click on the links below:

United Group Services

United Group Services has worked as a contractor in the industrial space for nearly 40 years, and is headquartered in Cincinnati. Since its inception as a process piping contractor, UGS has expanded its capabilities to include piping of all types, fabrication, rigging/millwright, scaffolding/insulation, managed maintenance and HVAC.

Core Crew

Core Crew is an industrial labor broker with offices in Cincinnati and Houston that connects safety-conscious, highly skilled workers with rewarding careers. The Core Crew family is comprised of an array of skilled trades, including pipe welders, pipe fitters, millwrights, electricians, carpenters, plumbers and project managers to serve clients throughout the U.S.

Innovative Mechanical Systems

Innovative Mechanical Systems was founded in 2004 with a focus on high-level HVAC duct system solutions. Since its origination, IMECH has developed a broad range of capabilities to better serve a variety of markets, including design-build, cleanrooms and “plan and spec” markets. IMECH is capable of completing a wide range of projects, whether it be a 400-square-foot retail space or a 2.2-million-square-foot corporate headquarters. Since its founding, IMECH’s expertly trained field staff has completed over 300 installations and installed over 5 million pounds of ductwork.

Elite Welding Academy

Elite Welding Academy was formed in 2006 with an emphasis on training. EWA’s hands-on program and staff of experienced instructors are ideally equipped to fill the growing industry demand for qualified structural and pipe welders. EWA provides students with “real-life” welding simulations at its campuses located in Cincinnati, Houston and South Point, OH.