350+ Gibson Electric Construction Workers Wear Pink Hard Hats At Chicagoland's Job Sites
---Creates Visual "Call to Action" During Breast Cancer Awareness Month for EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today" Campaign---
350+ Electrical construction workers at Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions, an EMCOR Company, are wearing Pink Hard Hats at Chicagoland's job sites throughout October as a Call to Action for EMCOR's ‘Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.' Campaign. Gibson 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 5th consecutive year commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Pink Hard Hats. Shown pictured are Gibson Electric employees wearing Pink Hard Hats while they work at local job site.
DOWNERS GROVE, IL – October 2, 2013 – Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions proudly announces that 350+ of its electrical construction workers are wearing EMCOR Pink Hard Hats at multiple job sites throughout Chicagoland, such as Palos Community Hospital for the entire month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in a "Call to Action" supporting breast cancer awareness as part of EMCOR's "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." Campaign.
A market leader as a commercial electrical and telecommunications contractor, Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses.
Gibson branded EMCOR Pink Hard Hats will be seen by thousands of people as its electrical construction workers work throughout Chicagoland. Gibson's employees are joined by thousands of other EMCOR employees coast to coast who are wearing Pink Hard Hats during October at hundreds of construction sites---ranging from hospitals, roadways, malls, and high tech companies, to universities, military bases, and hotels.
The "multiplier effect" continues, as thousands of more people are reached with the "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today" message as the Pink Hard Hats go home each night with EMCOR's employees and is seen by spouses, daughters, sisters, neighbors, friends, etc.
Additionally, Gibson's service vehicles, plus EMCOR's fleet of 7,000+ service vehicles, are displaying Pink Hard Hat posters carrying the "Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today." message to millions more people throughout streets coast to coast the entire month of October.
Gibson's comprehensive Pink Hard Hat campaign also includes special Pink Hard Hat animated emails sent to clients and Pink Hard Hat Stickers on hard hats, clothing, etc.
"We're delighted to be participating in EMCOR's 5th consecutive year of conducting this national initiative," stated Dan Fitzgibbons, President & CEO, Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions. "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."
EMCOR and its clients are forming giant human Pink Hard Hat Ribbons, EMCOR's "signature" event, in 5 locations across the U.S.
Visit EMCOR's Pink Hard Hat site: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions
Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions is one of Chicagoland's largest and most respected electrical and telecommunications contractors and one of the few electrical contractors to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. The company specializes in design/assist installation as well as maintenance of electrical, network, data center cabling and telecommunications systems for special purpose facilities, including mission critical data centers, tenant build-outs, trading floors, high rises, call centers, hospitals, hotels, stadiums, airports, and toll ways. Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), a Fortune 500 company with estimated 2013 revenues of ~$6.6B. EMCOR is a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services and 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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