Day & Zimmermann Awarded Long-Term Boiler Maintenance Contract With Lower Colorado River Authority

Multi-Year Deal Encompasses Boiler Maintenance, Planned Outage and Emergency Services for Five Texas Plants

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2014) - Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction and engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, announced today that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group has been awarded a five-year maintenance contract to provide boiler maintenance, outage, and emergency services for five plants operated by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). This contract is another indicator of D&Z's status as a leading strategic maintenance partner for fossil plants. D&Z will mobilize this year to begin supporting LCRA planned outage related activities.

"We are pleased to begin a long and successful partnership with LCRA and provide high-quality boiler, outage, and emergency maintenance services," said Guy Starr, President DZ Atlantic. "This new agreement demonstrates our expertise in helping fossil plants meet their maintenance needs."

"The arrangement with Day & Zimmermann is a key part of our ongoing strategy," said Andrew Valencia, vice president of generation reliability at LCRA. "This partnership will support our talented and highly skilled workforce in achieving our goals of lower cost while maintaining high levels of reliability."

D&Z will provide maintenance services for boiler mechanical work at LCRA plants, including the Fayette Power Project, Winchester, Sim Gideon, Lost Pines, and Thomas C. Ferguson plants.

D&Z is one of the nation's leading providers of total plant lifecycle solutions for the power, process and industrial markets and has consistently been ranked as the nation's #1 contractor in Power Operations & Maintenance by Engineering News-Record in its Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook.

Day & Zimmermann is a century-old, family-owned company whose 21,000 employees specialize in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.2 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Founded in 1901 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment -- maintaining the nation's power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world. We do what we say.®

The Lower Colorado River Authority provides public services that help protect people, property and the environment in Texas. LCRA services customers and communities in the region by managing the lower Colorado River, generating and selling electric power, ensuring a clean, reliable water supply and operating parks. A nonprofit corporation created by LCRA also provides transmission services to help maintain electric reliability in Texas. LCRA, a nonprofit agency created by the Texas Legislature, cannot levy taxes or receive tax money.