NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, March 5, 2009 - 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, announced that its J.C. Higgins subsidiary has received a contract for the installation of mechanical and fire protection systems as part of an expansion project at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.
J.C. Higgins will install the HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems at a new three level expansion at the hospital, which will contain procedure rooms, endoscopy areas and nursing stations. J.C. Higgins will also modify the hospital central chilled water/steam plant while allowing for the concurrent operation of existing services that are critical to hospital facilities and functions.
"Over the past 85 years J.C. Higgins has developed a strong reputation for value-added relationships among some of New England's most highly regarded corporations and institutions," said Ron Ledoux, President and CEO of J.C. Higgins. "We look forward to working with Sturdy Memorial Hospital to support its expansion and to increase the comfort and safety of the staff and patients through the work we perform."
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2009 base revenues of $6.0 - $6.3 billion, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) is a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. EMCOR gives life to new structures and sustains life in existing ones by its planning, installing, operating and maintaining the sophisticated and dynamic systems that create facility environments---such as electrical, mechanical, lighting, air conditioning, heating, security and power generation systems---in virtually every sector of the economy and for a diverse range of businesses. 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 28,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the company, in the eyes of leading business publications, amongst America's "Most Admired" and "Best Performing." 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.
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