100+ Gowan, Inc. Construction Workers Wear Pink Hard Hats at Scores of Job Sites Throughout October
---Creates “Call to Action” During Breast Cancer Awareness Month for EMCOR’s 7th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today” Campaign---
HOUSTON, TEXAS – October 5, 2015 – Gowan, Inc. proudly announces that 100+ of its construction workers at various job sites throughout the Houston area are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats throughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as a "Call to Action" supporting breast cancer screening and awareness as part of EMCOR's 7th Annual "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." campaign.
Gowan is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses.
Gowan branded EMCOR Pink Hard Hats will be seen by scores of people as its employees work at a host of client locations throughout the Houston area, ranging from commercial facilities and financial institutions, to hospitals and high tech companies.
Gowan employees are joined by thousands of additional EMCOR employees coast-to-coast who are also wearing Pink Hard Hats during October at hundreds of work sites---ranging from hospitals to roadways, and from malls and military bases to universities.
The “multiplier effect” continues, as even more people are reached with the “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” message as EMCOR employees take the Pink Hard Hats home each night and are seen by spouses, daughters, sisters, etc.
Additionally, Gowan vehicles, in combination with EMCOR’s fleet of 7,000+ service vehicles, are displaying Pink Hard Hat posters with the “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” message; they’re reaching millions more people throughout streets coast-to-coast the entire month of October.
“Gowan is delighted to be participating in EMCOR’s 7th consecutive year of conducting this national initiative,” stated Mark Froman, Chairman, President & CEO, Gowan, Inc. "Our employees wear hard hats on a daily basis for personal protection, and we’re proud of their commitment to wear an EMCOR Pink Hard Hat throughout October to raise awareness for breast cancer and how women and men can help to protect themselves by getting screened."
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: https://emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About Gowan, Inc.
Founded in 1908, Gowan, Inc. is the largest mechanical services firm in Houston, providing a full range of air conditioning, plumbing, piping, and sheet metal construction services. The firm also offers complete mechanical maintenance services on a 27/7/365 basis for both preventive and emergency needs. Gowan, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2015 revenues of ~$6.6B. EMCOR is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services. A 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 29,000+ 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. Certain of the risks and factors associated with EMCOR’s business are also discussed in the Company’s 2012 Form 10-K 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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