USM Services, An EMCOR Company, Celebrates New Building Grand Opening And Ribbon Cutting, Announces Expansion Of Missing Kids Program
NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, October 19, 2011- USM Services, An EMCOR Company, today proudly celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of its new headquarters and launched locally EMCOR's national Missing Kids program, Taking KidSafety To The Street™, in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
A leading national provider of interior and exterior facilities maintenance programs, USM Services is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.
EMCOR and USM senior management were in attendance at today's ribbon-cutting ceremony, where an expansion was also announced of EMCOR's national Taking KidSafety To The Street™ Program---which has helped recover 220+ missing children since its launch in 2005 in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®. As a part of the morning's ceremony, an image of a local missing child was unveiled that will be featured on vehicle posters to be displayed on USM vehicles across the state during the next month; a new poster with an image of a different missing child will be displayed each month going forward. Additonally USM has offered such vehicle posters free to businesses for display by them. "I'm delighted to be here today with USM in this wonderful facility made possible through private and public investment. This is the first significant development project in Norristown in a long time, partially funded by Montgomery County and the State of Pennsylvania," stated Tony Guzzi, President and CEO of EMCOR.
C. Alan Walker, Secretary, Pennsylvania State Dept. of Community and Economic Development, who was also in attendance stated, "On behalf of Governor Corbett, I congratulate USM and all those involved on the state and local level who helped to bring this project to fruition. EMCOR and USM have invested in the talent of the people of Pennsylvania, providing family-sustaining jobs in the region. And EMCOR's Missing Kids Program is bringing a potentially life-saving program to Norristown and Pennsylvania. Today is a good day."
"USM extends sincere thanks to many people for their work and teamwork in getting us to this landmark day," stated Ivan Dubow, Chief Operating Officer of USM. As USM moves forward and continues to serve our valuable clients, we know the importance of our community, which is why it’s a great pleasure to help broaden EMCOR's national Missing Kids Program across Pennsylvania. This program has made a difference in communities across the country, where EMCOR employees live, work and raise their families. I'm hopeful it will help the people of Pennsylvania, as well."
Visit EMCOR's site for more information: http://www.emcorgroup.com/kidsafety_missing_kids
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2011 revenues of ~$5.5B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. A leading provider of critical infrastructure systems, EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating, maintaining, and protecting the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security, fire protection, and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses, organizations and government. EMCOR represents a rare combination of broad reach with local execution, combining the strength of an industry leader with the knowledge and care of 170 locations. The ~26,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed". EMCOR's diversity---in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves and the geography it spans---has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained results. The Company's strong financial position has enabled it to attract and retain among the best local and regional talent, to undertake and complete the most ambitious projects, and to redefine and shape the future of the construction and facilities services industry. Additional information on EMCOR can be found at www.EMCORGroup.com.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995. Any such comments are based upon information available to EMCOR management and its perception thereof, as of this date, and EMCOR assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may include statements regarding market opportunities, market share growth, gross profit, backlog mix, projects with varying profit margins, and selling, general and administrative expenses. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Accordingly these statements are no guarantee of future performance. Such risk and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, adverse effects of general economic conditions, changes in the political environment, changes in the specific markets for EMCOR's services, adverse business conditions, availability of adequate levels of surety bonding, increased competition, unfavorable labor productivity and mix of business and that the USM business will not be integrated successfully and that the cost savings from the USM transaction may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected or that disruption from the transaction may make it more difficult to maintain relationships with customers, employees or suppliers. Certain of the risks and factors associated with EMCOR’s business are also discussed in the Company's 2010 Form 10-K, its Form 10-Q for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 and in other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All these risks and factors should be taken into account in evaluating any forward-looking statements.
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USM specializes in providing non-core, mission critical facilities maintenance and management services to large organizations with geographically dispersed properties in various industries such as retail, restaurants, banking, telecommunications and others with multi-location business operations.
Regardless of the type of service - whether it’s electrical, HVAC, Repair and Maintenance, Landscaping, Snow & Ice Management, or Janitorial and Floor Care - USM takes a unique, total supply chain management approach to delivering the outcomes that their clients desire.