Day & Zimmermann NPS Awarded New Five-Year Contract with We Energies

Day & Zimmermann to provide system-wide fossil plant maintenance services for ten We Energies’ fossil-fueled generating stations.

PHILADELPHIA, PA — April 12, 2012—Day & Zimmermann, the nation’s leading power plant maintenance and modifications contractor, announced today that its Day & Zimmermann NPS® (DZNPS) unit has been awarded a new five-year contract by We Energies to provide full-service outage management, power plant maintenance, and boiler repairs/modifications to their fleet of ten fossil-fueled generating stations in Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

DZNPS has served as We Energies’ incumbent alliance partner since 2006. As a full-service contractor, DZNPS is uniquely positioned to meet We Energies’ fossil plant maintenance requirements and provide highly skilled and qualified craft labor representing all of the building trades to each of these facilities. 

“We Energies’ core values and emphasis on safety align very well with the DZNPS way of doing business,” said Gary McKinney, President of Day & Zimmermann NPS.  “DZNPS looks forward to continuing our partnering relationship with We Energies as we execute this important work within their fossil power generation plants. During the past six years we have forged a strong alliance with this customer, and we honor the trust placed in us by We Energies.”

DZNPS is part of Day & Zimmermann’s Engineering, Construction and Maintenance (ECM) group—one of the nation’s leading providers of total plant lifecycle solutions for the power, process, and industrial markets.  In 2011, for the fourth consecutive year, Day & Zimmermann was ranked as the nation’s #1 contractor in Power Operations & Maintenance by Engineering News-Record.   

Day & Zimmermann’s 24,000 employees provide industrial, defense and workforce solutions to a broad base of commercial and government customers. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.7 Billion USD in revenues, the Day & Zimmermann family of companies is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in America by Forbes and is a former winner of the U.S. National Family Business of the Year award. Founded in 1901 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Day & Zimmermann companies today provide engineering, construction and maintenance services, and staffing services to the commercial and government sector, and munitions products, security, logistics, equipment maintenance and facilities management services to the Department of Defense, other government groups and defense industry contractors. For more information, visit

We Energies serves more than 1.1 million electric customers in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and more than 1 million natural gas customers in Wisconsin. We Energies is the trade name of Wisconsin Electric Power Company and Wisconsin Gas LLC, the principal utility subsidiaries of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC)..  We Energies’ ten fossil-fueled power plants have a combined generating capacity of more than 6,500 megawatts. Visit the We Energies website at Learn more about Wisconsin Energy Corporation by visiting