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AMECO Celebrates 60th Anniversary
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GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) providing integrated equipment and tool solutions to government and industry, is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Originating in 1947 in Greenville, S.C., as the equipment division of Daniel Construction Company, AMECO celebrates this anniversary with diverse, worldwide operations that include opening a new office in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada; supplying mining equipment and services in Antofagasta, Chile; delivering equipment to the oil industry in Sakhalin, Russia; and mobilizing a project team and equipment to Madagascar.
The company has nearly 1,600 employees who are serving clients across four continents, 17 countries, 37 office locations and multiple customer sites.
As AMECO observes its 60th anniversary, it is also celebrating an outstanding achievement in safety performance, having surpassed 16 million safe work hours from March 2001 through February 2007 with no lost-time injuries.
“As we celebrate our 60-year anniversary, I want to thank our dedicated employees, valued customers and many suppliers who have helped make AMECO successful over the long term,” said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. “Looking ahead to our future, our employees will continue to focus on the key areas that bring value to our global customer base – responsiveness, reliability, innovation, expertise and safety. We will strive to deliver the integrated equipment and tool solutions that our customers expect from AMECO.”
AMECO delivers fully integrated equipment and tool solutions through its three primary businesses – Fleet OutsourcingSM, Site ServicesSM and Distribution. Fleet Outsourcing assists clients in the government and industrial markets, including heavy industrial, power and manufacturing facilities, with the complete management and maintenance of fleet, tool and asset-management functions. Site Services provides a complete service package consisting of equipment, tool and construction indirects to capital construction projects. Distribution focuses on the sale, rental, parts and service of new and used equipment in Latin America.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) provides services on a global basis in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company with revenues of $14.1 billion in 2006. For more information, visit www.fluor.com.
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