140 PPM Construction Workers Wear Pink Hard Hats at Scores of Job Sites
--Creates "Call to Action" During Breast Cancer Awareness Month for EMCOR's 6th Annual "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today" Campaign--
140 Construction workers at PPM, An EMCOR Company, are wearing Pink Hard Hats at scores of job sites throughout the state and beyond in October as a Call to Action for EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." campaign. PPM employees join thousands of other EMCOR employees across the U.S. also wearing Pink Hard Hats in this massive show of support. This is EMCOR's 6th consecutive year commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Pink Hard Hats.
SOCIETY HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – September 30, 2014 – PPM proudly announces that 140 of its construction workers at various job sites 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 "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." campaign.
A leading industrial facilities management and building maintenance service provider, PPM 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.
PPM branded Pink Hard Hats will be seen by thousands of people as its employees work at scores of job locations throughout the state and beyond.
PPM employees are joined by thousands of other 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 high tech companies 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, neighbors, etc.
Additionally, PPM’s service 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.
“We’re delighted to be participating in EMCOR’s sixth consecutive year of conducting this national initiative,” stated Henry Moree, President, PPM. "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."
As part of its program, EMCOR and its clients are forming giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbons, EMCOR’s “signature” event, in six locations across the U.S. throughout October.
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
Founded in 1978, PPM is a leading industrial facilities management and building maintenance service provider for the fossil and nuclear power, pulp and paper, chemical, independent power, and general manufacturing industries. The company offers a full range of services, including civil, mechanical and electrical engineering; power construction; and shutdown/outage support. By performing all crafts and engineering disciplines in-house, PPM provides highly efficient single source industrial mechanical, electrical, and civil design and construction solutions. Headquartered in Society Hill, SC, PPM is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2014 revenues of ~$6.8B. 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 28,000+ 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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