ELKRIDGE, Md., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), has recently been awarded contracts valued at more than $3 million to provide training and technical support services to power industry clients in Africa, the Middle East, South America, and Asia.

The largest of these awards is from TAQA New World, Inc. at the Jorf Lasfar Coal-Fired Power Plant in Morocco, where GP will provide operations training support in both French and English. In South America, Waller Marine has contracted with GP to provide training material development and instruction (in both English and Spanish) for its portable/floating gas turbine plant in Venezuela. In South Korea, the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company (KHNP) has partnered with GP to provide web-based training content and technical support for the next seven years. In the Middle Eastern and African countries of Oman and Tanzania, Suez-Tractebel Operations and Maintenance Oman, LLC (STOMO) and Songas Ltd (Ubungo Power Plant), respectively, have each recently contracted GP to develop customized web-based training programs.

Mr. Joe Nasal, Senior Vice President for GP Energy Services, commented, “These recent awards are indicative of how global our business has become; we are approaching a point where 50% or more of our Energy Services business will be international. Our products and services are well suited to deliver high value solutions that align well with international corporate cultures, languages, and workforce development objectives – we intend to continue to pursue and expand our international customer base.”

About GP

GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpworldwide.com.

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General Physics Awarded Key International Energy Sector Contracts Providing Operational Training Support, Training Material Development, and Instruction Across the Globe

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ELKRIDGE, Md., Aug. 10,  2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), has recently been awarded contracts valued at more than $3 million to provide training and technical support services to power industry clients in Africa, the Middle East, South America, and Asia.

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The largest of these awards is from TAQA New World, Inc. at the Jorf Lasfar Coal-Fired Power Plant in Morocco, where GP will provide operations training support in both French and English. In South America, Waller Marine has contracted with GP to provide training material development and instruction (in both English and Spanish) for its portable/floating gas turbine plant in Venezuela. In South Korea, the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company (KHNP) has partnered with GP to provide web-based training content and technical support for the next seven years. In the Middle Eastern and African countries of Oman and Tanzania, Suez-Tractebel Operations and Maintenance Oman, LLC (STOMO) and Songas Ltd (Ubungo Power Plant), respectively, have each recently contracted GP to develop customized web-based training programs.

Mr. Joe Nasal, Senior Vice President for GP Energy Services, commented, “These recent awards are indicative of how global our business has become; we are approaching a point where 50% or more of our Energy Services business will be international. Our products and services are well suited to deliver high value solutions that align well with international corporate cultures, languages, and workforce development objectives – we intend to continue to pursue and expand our international customer base.”

About GP

GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpworldwide.com.

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CONTACT: Scott N. Greenberg, Chief Executive Officer, +1-410-379-3640, or Sharon Esposito-Mayer, Chief Financial Officer, +1-410-379-3636, or Jamie Coffey, Director, Communications, +1-443-255-3400

Web Site: http://www.gpworldwide.com