EMCOR Group, Inc. Construction Workers & Clients in 6 Cities Form Giant Human Pink Hard Hat Ribbons–Thousands More Wear Pink Hard Hats
EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE:EME) , a Fortune 500(R) leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services for a diverse range of businesses proudly announces that for the 6th consecutive year thousands of its employees across the U.S. will support October Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donning EMCOR Pink Hard Hats behind the Company’s “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign.
EMCOR Group’s ‘Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.’ Pink Hard Hat campaign promoting breast cancer awareness is in its sixth year. (Photo: Business Wire)
In 6 cities coast-to-coast, employees and clients will wear EMCOR Pink Hard Hats and form massive human Pink Hard Hat ribbons, EMCOR’s “signature” event, creating “Calls to Action” and awareness for the importance of breast cancer screening:
- University of California-San Diego Jacobs Medical Center – La Jolla, CA, Sept 30
- Tishman Speyer at 201 Folsom – San Francisco, CA, Oct 2
- Gilda’s Club New York at Alexandria Center for Life Science-NYC – New York, NY, Oct 7
- Elkhart General Hospital – Elkhart, IN, Oct 9
- Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital – New Haven, CT, Oct 15
- EMCOR Customer Solutions Center – Phoenix, AZ, Oct 22
EMCOR’s 2014 Pink Hard Hat Program continues to set new records:
- 750 people in the New York City event will be the largest Human Pink Ribbon formed in NYC.
- 350 people in the San Francisco event will be the first human ribbon formed atop a high rise.
- 6,000+ EMCOR employees wearing Pink Hard Hats nationally–at scores of job sites ranging from hospitals and manufacturing plants to military bases-exceeds last year’s record number.
“This is the sixth consecutive year thousands of EMCOR employees have worn EMCOR Pink Hard Hats, challenging the ‘macho’ image of the construction industry, supporting family, friends, colleagues, and clients who have been and could be affected by breast cancer,” stated Tony Guzzi, President & CEO, EMCOR Group, Inc. “The enthusiasm for this program continues to grow, and we’ve been given specific feedback regarding the positive impact this has on peoples’ decision to go for a screening – we know it is making a difference. At EMCOR, the majority of our field employees wear a hard hat on a daily basis for personal protection, and we are proud of their commitment to wear a Pink Hard Hat during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help raise awareness of this disease and the importance of screening.”
The “multiplier effect” continues, as thousands of passersby to EMCOR’s jobsites see the Pink Hard Hats and when EMCOR employees take the Pink Hard Hats home each night and they are seen by spouses, daughters, sisters, neighbors. Also, EMCOR’s 7,000+ service vehicles will carry Pink Hard Hat posters with the “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today” Message, reaching millions of people as they travel throughout October.
Visit EMCOR’s Pink Hard Hat site: http://www.emcorgroup.com/pinkhardhat
About EMCOR Group, Inc.
A Fortune 500 company with estimated 2014 revenues of ~$6.6B, EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE:EME) 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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