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Business Briefs for the Week of April 14, 2008

EMCOR, Honeywell, Lowrie Electric

  • Norwalk, Conn.-based EMCOR Group recently announced that its Welsbach Electric Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide electrical and civil/structural construction services for Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit’s rehabilitation of its Dyckman and 73rd Street substations. Welsbach Electric will furnish and install direct current (DC) switchgear and associated equipment at the Dyckman substation and a power rectifier transformer at the 73rd Street and Central Park West Substation, as well as construct and equip a new circuit breaker house in the subway near the Dyckman substation.
  • Morris Township, N.J.-based Honeywell recently reached an agreement to acquire Norcross Safety Products, Oak Brook, Ill., a manufacturer of personal protective equipment, for approximately $1.2 billion. Norcross will be integrated into Honeywell Life Safety, part of Honeywell's Automation and Control Solutions group.
  • The Government Services business of Norwalk, Conn.-based EMCOR Group has formed CFS-Millington, a joint venture with Washington, D.C.-based Capitol Technology Services that will perform a 10-year $89-million facility operations and maintenance service contractor for the U.S. Navy’s Support Activity Mid-South facility in Millington, Tenn. Lowrie Electric, one of EMCOR’s Tennessee-area operating companies, will work for the joint venture to perform electrical maintenance work, repairs, and construction for the facility.
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