Harry Pepper & Associates Receives NASA’s 2014 Small Business Industry Award
--- EMCOR Firm Recognized In The Large Business Contractor of The Year Category ---
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA -- February 2, 2015 - Harry Pepper & Associates was recognized as a 2014 NASA Small Business Industry Award winner with a Certificate of Recognition in the category of Large Business Contractor of the Year for outstanding efforts in developing and implementing innovative practices in support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration small business program.
Harry Pepper & Associates (HPA) is currently performing a five year construction contract at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi; scope of work includes maintenance and repair of facilities, mechanical and electrical services, civil and HVAC services, demolition, earthwork, fencing, steel fabrication and welding.
“It’s an honor to have been selected by NASA for this recognition," stated Willie Dobes, President, Harry Pepper & Associates. "Harry Pepper & Associates developed an exacting internal process to manage performance by developing multiple plans for each project. We are very proud of our innovations and pleased to be recognized for our contributions to the team at NASA."
About Harry Pepper & Associates
Founded in 1918, Harry Pepper & Associates, Inc. has grown to be a nationally recognized firm known for its superior MEP construction and design-build capabilities. With a primary focus on large-scale projects for government (state, local, federal) and the military, as well as industrial companies, the firm is dedicated to meeting the routine and mission critical needs of clients throughout the southeastern United States. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with area offices in Pensacola, and West Palm Beach, Harry Pepper & Associates is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME) a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2014 revenues of ~$6.4B. 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.
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