Elkridge, MD. October 6, 2009 Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), the operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), announced today that it has won the re-compete for a multi-year contract to provide personnel to manage and operate multiple Interactive Video Teletraining (IVT) studios providing training to a major federal agency. 

GP has been providing these services for the last seven years. Positions include studio manager, production specialist, graphic specialist, video-on-demand specialist and content provider. Under the new contract which began October 1, 2009 the number of personnel required for this work has increased.  The new contract has one base year and four option years as its period of performance and has been fully funded for the first year.

“This contract was won in a full and open competition where demonstrated understandings of the performance based work requirements and recent and relevant past performance were key evaluation factors in determining the selected company.  We are pleased that the agency selected GP for these important services,” said Alan P. Tattersall, Senior Vice President of GP. “The selection of GP demonstrates that the comprehensive training services offered by GP are favorably received by the US government.”

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 http://www.gpworldwide.com.

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