AECOM Awarded a Contract to Deliver Volvo Car Group’s First U.S. Manufacturing Plant
By Business Wire News
AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today it has been selected by Volvo Car Group to deliver a new manufacturing plant in South Carolina – Volvo Cars’ first U.S.-based production plant.
AECOM will have overall responsibility for the conceptual design, project design management, environmental permitting management, program/project management, construction management, and start-up and commissioning for the plant and supporting infrastructure.
“Our commitment to the automotive industry dates back to 1928, when one of AECOM’s pioneering companies completed its first design-build automotive project,’’ said Seth Deutsch, Chief Executive, AECOM Industrial Group. “Our expertise in delivering innovative and integrated automotive projects, our adherence to project delivery excellence, and our strong presence in South Carolina, position us well to work with Volvo Cars to successfully execute this project and we are proud to work with Volvo Cars on this important project.”
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. The firm’s global staff — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serves clients in over 150 countries around the world. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2015. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are “forward-looking statements” for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including statements relating to our future performance under the Volvo Car Group assignment as well as other future economic and industry conditions. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2015, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements.
Steve Getzug, 1 213-593-8459
Vice President, Communications