NORTHBROOK, IL.—Sept. 13, 2019—Paramount Staffing—a temporary staffing agency focused on industrial staffing—acquires TalentForce and expands its presence into the Southeast. The combined company will generate more than $200 million annually in revenue with nearly 250 full‐time employees serving more than 800 clients with 55 offices in 12 states.
“Our acquisition strategy has been to identify companies who focus on industrial staffing, operate in states which are rapidly growing, and most importantly match up with us culturally. We have found that partner with Talent Force,” commented Paramount President Matt Schubert.
With 31 additional offices, the acquisition creates a strong staffing arm for Paramount into North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky, Missouri, Illinois and New Hampshire. TalentForce specialties include Light Industrial and Administrative/Clerical.
“Paramount Staffing and Talent Force are aligned culturally, geographically, and in our business model to provide outstanding customer service to our clients and employees,” added Schubert. “We are very excited about this partnership and the opportunities it will present.”
Both Paramount Staffing and TalentForce will operate jointly. Talent Force’s Chief Operating Officer, Bobby Walker, will continue running Talent Force and all current team members will remain in place.
“This partnership will provide more opportunities to build on established customer relationships and resources to create new ones,” commented Walker.
After Paramount Staffing in June 2018, Talent Force marks the second acquisition in the United States by Proman.
“We are pleased to welcome the Talent Force team in the Paramount Staffing family; this acquisition brings Paramount Staffing a very talented staff of veterans that will be led by Bobby Walker, COO of Talent Force. Bobby has been extremely instrumental in the development of Talent Force over the last 20 years and Matt and I really look forward to working with him and his team,” concluded Gilles Tanneur, Chief Executive Officer of Proman North America.
The vision of TalentForce is to become an industry leader by developing long‐term partnerships through a customer focused and solutions‐oriented approach. TalentForce recognizes each business has its own unique challenges and objectives. Its partnerships are established with a thorough understanding of customers’ business. With this in mind, a customized solution is developed based on the specific needs of customers helping to overcome concerns allowing clients to focus on core duties. As experts in the staffing industry for over 30 years, TalentForce has the knowledge and experience, to provide customers with the unparalleled quality service they expect and deserve. Visit www.talentforce.com
About Paramount Staffing
Paramount Staffing was honored as a Top 20 Best Company by Fortune Magazine and has been named a Top Place to Work in the Chicago area on multiple occasions. Founders Matt Schubert and his wife, Tina, have a staffing history background as Matt’s father (Larry) and uncle (Alan) were founders of Labor World (later Tandem Staffing) back in the early 70’s. Paramount Staffing was acquired by Proman in June 2018, which is also a family‐owned business. Visit www.paramountstaffing.com
Proman is a 100% family‐owned business operating with nearly 400 offices in the U.S., France, Monaco, Switzerland, UK, La Reunion, Luxembourg, Belgium and Canada. It was founded in 1990 in Manosque, France by Mr. and Mrs. Gomez. It serves the following sectors: industry, energy, environment, construction, logistics, transport, and tertiary. Its core business is recruitment temporary work, fixed‐ term contracts and permanent contracts. It strives every day to maintain and cultivate entrepreneurship.