EMCOR Acquires Florida-based MSI

EMCOR Group Inc. recently announced it has acquired Mechanical Services of Central Florida Inc., a mechanical mobile services company headquartered in Orlando.

Norwalk, Conn. — EMCOR Group Inc. recently announced it has acquired Mechanical Services of Central Florida Inc., a mechanical mobile services company headquartered in Orlando. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1974, MSI employs approximately 350 technical and service personnel using more than 100 service vehicles in the central and southwestern Florida regions. MSI provides a full array of mechanical services including 24-hour, 365-day mobile response and preventive maintenance, on-site building operations and maintenance services as well as HVAC and plumbing construction and retrofit services.

Additionally, MSI offers services specifically focused on evaluating, commissioning, controlling and rehabilitating HVAC systems in new and existing buildings. Revenues for 2008 are expected to be approximately $40 million.

“We are pleased that MSI, the leading mechanical service provider in central Florida has joined EMCOR,” said Tony Guzzi, president and chief operating officer of EMCOR. “With leading positions in the healthcare, university, entertainment, data center and commercial markets, MSI has a long-standing reputation as a preeminent service company.

“And at a time when environmental concerns are becoming more and more germane to the maintenance and operation of facilities of all descriptions, MSI has extensive experience with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design projects, including office buildings and biomedical laboratories. Like EMCOR, MSI self-performs the majority of its work, creating long-term customer loyalty.”

“We are delighted to team up with EMCOR, the industry leader,” said William Dillard, chief executive officer of MSI. “MSI has a long tradition of customer service that is a perfect match with EMCOR's culture. We are excited about our future prospects as part of EMCOR.”