EMCOR Group, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Contract for Installation of Mechanical Systems at Westin Hotel
NORWALK, CONNECTICUT, November 16, 2010 - 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 University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc. Arizona subsidiary has been awarded a contract for the installation mechanical systems at the new Westin Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona.
University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors (UMEC) will be responsible for installing the complete plumbing, as well as the wet and dry HVAC systems for a new Westin Hotel being built in downtown Phoenix. This new hotel is being built inside an existing luxury office tower and will occupy nine of the tower's 26 floors. In addition to offering 242 upscale guest suites, the Westin will have 9,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space and a 24-hour gym. Scheduled to open first quarter of 2011, this project is fast tracked.
"It's an honor to have been selected to be involved in the construction of the first Westin in Phoenix," stated Brad Thornton, President and CEO of University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors. "UMEC is known for meeting rigorous standards, as well as its fast track project delivery. It's exciting to be helping bring these rooms online at a time when the City is anticipating the recession will begin to wind to an end, and tourism, on which Phoenix depends, will resume."
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2010 revenues of $5.0 billion, 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.