EMCOR Group, Inc. Construction & Facilities Services Employees Wear Pink Hard Hats In "Call To Action" To "Protect Yourself" Through Breast Cancer Screening & Awareness
—Workers From EMCOR Services Team Mechanical Wear Pink Hard Hats During the Month of October In A Call To Action For Millions of Women And Men—
BUFFALO GROVE, IL -- October 6, 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, is proud to announce that its Team Mechanical, Inc. subsidiary donned EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and gathered yesterday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge on Monday October 5, in a “Call to Action” in support of Breast Cancer screening and awareness as part of EMCOR’s “Protect Yourself” campaign. Team Mechanical employees will wear their Pink EMCOR Hard Hats as they work throughout the month of October in order to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness month.
“We are very excited about our participation in this EMCOR initiative," said Bob Doessel, President of Team Mechanical. "While working on construction projects, our employees wear hard hats on a daily basis for personal protection, and we are proud of their commitment to wear an EMCOR Pink Hard Hat for the month of October to raise awareness of the disease that affects so many lives. As a Company that has built its reputation on being actively engaged in the concerns of our industry and our community, it’s gratifying to demonstrate our support for breast cancer screening and awareness - standing with our dedicated employees, clients and partners."
Among the attendees at the gathering on Monday were Team Mechanical sales engineer Mike McBride, whose wife Jen is fighting breast cancer. “I’m going through my second diagnosis of in two years, and I’m starting chemotherapy again, so this effort means a lot to us,” said Jen. “Cancer touches everyone in some way, and this effort can mean so much to so many people. When people see these Pink Hard Hats on the workers during the day, and when they go home at night and their spouses see their Pink Hard Hats, it will hopefully cause people to think about “Protecting Themselves” by getting screened.”
A number of EMCOR’s 76 subsidiaries coast to coast in the U.S., as well as its UK subsidiary, are commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness month with its employees wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats in support of the Company’s “Protect Yourself” campaign.
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2009 revenues of $5.5 - $5.7 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 27,000 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.
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