Gatesman + DaveGlobal communications network IPREX has picked up its newest agency partner, Pittsburgh-based marketing communications firm Gatesman+Dave.

Gatesman+Dave, which specializes in technology, food/beverage, retail, healthcare, energy and B2B communications, was founded in 2006. The agency accounted for more than $2.13 million in 2015 net fees, according to O’Dwyer’s rankings of PR firms, representing nearly 19 percent growth from 2014. Clients include Shop 'n Save, Del Monte Foods, Starkist, S&T Bank, Fedex, PPG and Consol Energy Inc.

The agency signals IPREX’s first partner in the Pittsburgh region.

IPREX, which maintains administrative offices in Milwaukee, now holds nearly 80 agency partners in nearly 20 countries across the globe. Other U.S. agency partners include French/West/Vaughan, Fineman PR, Fahlgren Mortine, Makovsky and Pierson Grant Public Relations.