Day & Zimmermann Awarded Nuclear Fleet Maintenance Contract by Entergy

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 02, 2018  -- 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 that its Engineering, Construction & Maintenance group has been awarded a contract by Entergy Corporation.

The three-year alliance agreement provides fleet maintenance and modifications services at Entergy’s nuclear reactors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York and Vermont.

“This contract further demonstrates the confidence that the industry has in our ability to provide value through our maintenance services,” said Michael P. McMahon, President of Day & Zimmermann ECM. “We share Entergy’s passionate commitment to operational excellence and sustainable value.”

“We are pleased to begin an alliance partnership with Entergy and look forward to sharing industry best practices that will support Entergy’s nuclear strategic plan and success for both parties,” said Walt Sanders, President of Day & Zimmermann NPS, which will execute the contract.

Entergy Chief Nuclear Officer and Executive Vice President Chris Bakken said, “We anticipate a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with Day & Zimmermann that will strategically position us for continued safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy production.”

D&Z is one of the nation’s leading providers of total plant lifecycle solutions for the power, process and industrial markets and for the past 10 years, has been ranked as the #1 operations and maintenance contractor in the U.S. power industry by Engineering News-Record in its Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook.

Founded in 1901, Day & Zimmermann is a family-owned company with a workforce of over 42,000 specializing in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.4 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. 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.®

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion and nearly 13,000 employees.

Press Contacts:
Sharon Ferruccio, Day & Zimmermann 
Mark Sullivan, Entergy Corporation,


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