Based in Morganton, North Carolina, Maintenance & Inspection Services, Inc. (MIS) is a leading non-destructive testing inspection and quality assurance services firm owned by David Mugrage and founded in 2000. David served 22 years in the US Navy, originally enlisting as an E-1 and advancing to E-7 before becoming commissioned and retiring as an 04. The company has carved out a niche in the nondestructive testing sector, with deep expertise in the nuclear, geothermal and fossil fuel power generation industries along with commercial and government maritime ship repair, refining operations, and heat exchanger fabrication. MIS is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The company is known for reliability, and specializes in meeting customers’ needs: its service area, according to its website, is “Anytime, Anyplace.” In addition to its Morganton headquarters, the company maintains offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Cedartown, Georgia; Pensacola, Florida; and Norfolk, Virginia. MIS has performed inspections across the United States as well as internationally in such places as Canada, Chile, Colombia and Egypt to name a few.
Since 2005, North Carolina PTAC counselors have assisted the company with a broad range of contracting topics, including assistance with bid packages, navigating certification for Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business status, connecting with prime contractors and target agencies, and training. In particular, according to David, “PTAC has been extremely beneficial in providing expert assistance with identification of products and services customers may need that MIS provides, performing market research and assisting in interpreting requirements / regulations in preparing bids and proposals. The entire NC PTAC staff has been much appreciated by MIS for all the assistance and guidance.” Since 2008, the company has an extremely impressive record as a vendor to the Department of Defense, including numerous awards under the Mentor / Protégé program as well as Western North Carolina Small Business of the Year. The company has provided a range of nondestructive testing and engineering services along with related products for government and commercial use.
For more information on Maintenance and Inspection Services, Inc. visit their website at http://www.misnc.com/.