AMECO Receives Eastman Chemical Supplier Excellence Program Award

Thursday, August 19, 2004 8:08 am EDT

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GREENVILLE, S.C.

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FLR
"By emphasizing these five drivers in their daily activities, our site team members continuously identify opportunities to help Eastman-Kingsport meet its cost, safety and quality objectives."

AMECO, the fleet management and construction support unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), today announced that it has received a 2003 Supplier Excellence Program Award from Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, Tenn. Only 15 companies, including AMECO, were selected to receive this prestigious honor, awarded in July 2004.

Eastman representatives noted the following AMECO accomplishments for 2003:

  • Achieved zero safety incidents during the year
  • Improved tool availability and reliability -- supplying requested items 99% of the time
  • Increased service offerings including loading station inspection and repair, material lift inspection and repair, and sign production

AMECO began providing tool management and repair services to Eastman in 1999.

"The awarding of this honor to our company is another tangible example of how our five brand drivers of responsiveness, reliability, expertise, innovation and safety ultimately translate into very real value for our clients," said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. "By emphasizing these five drivers in their daily activities, our site team members continuously identify opportunities to help Eastman-Kingsport meet its cost, safety and quality objectives."

AMECO has delivered fully integrated equipment and tool solutions for more than 50 years. The company is focused on two primary businesses, Fleet Outsourcing(SM) and Site Services(SM). The Fleet Outsourcing(SM) business assists clients in the industrial markets, including heavy industrial, power and manufacturing facilities, with complete outsourcing of fleet, tool and asset management functions. The Site Services(SM) business focuses on providing a complete equipment, tool and construction indirects service package to construction projects.

Headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., Eastman manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics. The company has approximately 13,000 employees in more than 30 countries and had 2003 sales of $5.8 billion.

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of nearly $9 billion in 2003. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.

For further information please contact: Jerry Holloway, Media Relations, +1-949-349-7411, or Leann Vandergrift, Media Relations, +1-949-349-7420, or Lila Churney, Investor Relations, +1-949-349-3909, all of Fluor Corporation

Contact:

Jerry Holloway, Media Relations, +1-949-349-7411, or Leann
Vandergrift, Media Relations, +1-949-349-7420, or Lila Churney, Investor
Relations, +1-949-349-3909, all of Fluor Corporation/
/Web site: http://www.fluor.com /

   

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