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Growing in Virginia!

Updated: Mar 27, 2020

We’re growing again! GPA is excited to announce their new relocated office in Chester, VA. GPA has been expanding up the East coast from their home office in North Carolina, picking up a number of new projects in the Mid-Atlantic. After being in the Richmond area for five years, the office size needed to expand. The new repositioned Virginia office ensures quick access to clients in the region, allowing GPA to continue to provide world-class service with a first-class team that can execute and maintain their optimization, automation, and process and security offerings.

Located at 3712 Festival Park Plaza, Chester VA, 23831, the new office is located just off I-95 (20 minutes south of Richmond). The surrounding community, Chester Village Green is one of the hottest neighborhoods in the area. The Virginia office is the new home to representatives of the Sales and Engineering teams lead by De Robertson, the VP of IT Operations.

About Global Process Automation

Global Process Automation (GPA) is headquartered in Wilmington, NC with satellite offices in VA, WA, TX, TN, AL, and AR. GPA is a recognized leader in process automation, process control, technology services, cybersecurity, and data analytics. Its mission is to work seamlessly with businesses to assess, troubleshoot, and devise a detailed plan which steadily supports business’ ROI. GPA enables clients to: bridge the gap between process control and information systems, gain visibility and identify opportunities for process optimization and achieve the highest possible level of automation, control, and productivity.

GPA has been involved in the pulp and paper, life science, and specialty chemical industries for over 20 years. GPA is staffed with over 40 engineers, many of which are factory trained, who bring years of process control experience to all facets of automation projects. Working with many leading DCS platforms, GPA has designed, engineered, integrated, and migrated many legacy DCS systems to modern platforms – which are needed in today’s ever-evolving environment. With their strong IT staff, who understand the unique needs of process control, GPA is able to provide its clients with leading-edge solutions in data analytics, networking, data center design, and development. GPA’s engineers stay current with existing and emerging technologies enabling new business capabilities in a cost-effective way. Whether it is building new system infrastructures or integrating controls into an existing platform, their engineering team will design a solution to optimize processes and operations to maximize business performance. For more information on Global Process Automation, visit


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