WEST ALLIS, WISCONSIN — Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical announced that 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.
With over 120 years of combined HVAC and mechanical services experience, Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group Inc.
Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical branded Pink Hard Hats will be seen by thousands of people as its employees work at scores of job locations throughout the area, including Harley Davidson, Milwaukee Tool Corporate Office, Kohls’ Corporate Headquarters, and St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical 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, Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical’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 Dan Pfeifer, President & CEO Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical. "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. Additional information is available at EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical has been a leading mechanical services contractor in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest since 1928. The company provides engineering, design, installation and service for HVAC, plumbing, process piping, refrigeration and building automation systems and is an industry leader in the provision of operations, maintenance, facilities and technical services for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. Illingworth-Kilgust’s cutting-edge fabrication facilities produce over two-million pounds of galvanized steel, black iron, stainless steel, aluminum, copper and polyvinylchloride (PVC)-coated products per year. Based in West Allis, Wisconsin with an office in Madison, Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical is a subsidiary of EMCOR Group Inc.