NORWALK, CONN. - EMCOR Group Inc. has been named “America’s Most Admired Company” in the engineering and construction industry by Fortune magazine.
The magazine’s annual ranking is compiled from a survey of 622 companies in 65 industries; it ranks companies based on eight key attributes of reputation. EMCOR received the highest rankings possible in the areas of innovation, people management and social responsibility. The company also received high marks for use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment and quality of products/services. The list currently is available at www.fortune.com.
“We are very proud to be named again one of America’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune, and the recognition by our peers and colleagues is extremely rewarding and humbling,” said Frank MacInnis, chairman and CEO of EMCOR. “Innovation, our people and our commitment to the communities across the country where we work and live are a centerpiece of our corporate culture. We look forward to continuing to serve our valued clients in the country’s most important sectors, as well as being on the forefront of providing industry-leading solutions for years to come. I thank the 29,000 EMCOR employees who made this important award possible.”
EMCOR recently announced its most profitable fourth quarter and year, which also was its 50th consecutive profitable quarter. Additionally in 2007, EMCOR recorded record year-end contract backlog.
Over the past year EMCOR has delivered mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities service solutions with a range of new projects for companies, organizations and government entities.
EMCOR has also continued its “Touching Lives” corporate responsibility program, which includes the expansion of its “Taking KidSafety to the Street” program. The program leverages EMCOR’s fleet of 6,000 service vehicles nationwide to display posters from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children of missing children.