Evergreen Fire & Security Awarded $250M Electronic Security Systems Prime Contract From USACE

TACOMA, Wash. - Evergreen Fire & Security (Evergreen), the leading systems integrator focused on delivering life safety and security solutions to high-security Government installations, today announced that it has been awarded the prime contract designation on a five year, $250M maximum value contract to provide physical security and force protection services in an automated control systems environment for worldwide support of the Department of Defense (DoD) and key non-DoD Federal Government Agencies.

The program under contract, known as Electronic Security Systems V (ESS V) Restricted Suite, is managed and supported by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) from the Electronic Security Center (ESC) based in Huntsville, AL. The mission of the ESC is to provide a wide range of electronic security system services to U.S. Government agencies across the globe. These services are designed to include physical security, life safety, force protection, anti-terrorism and vulnerability reduction.

ESS-V is a competitive, multiple award, indefinite delivery – indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract and is available to all Government Agencies worldwide supported by USACE. As one of six awardees, Evergreen’s contract will allow them to develop business under USACE over a base period of three years with a maximum value of $150M and a two year option period for $100M.

"Over the past ten years, the Evergreen Team has gained significant experience providing a broad base of electronic security systems to operating locations within the Department of Defense and the Federal Government," stated John Burgess, President of Evergreen Fire & Security. "We are extremely pleased to bring this experience to the USACE Team as a prime contractor and we are fully committed to delivering the best products and services to the program in support of each client’s electronic security requirements and operating mission," he concluded.

In addition to the USACE Prime Contractor award, Evergreen is also a key small business subcontractor on the Johnson Controls large business prime contracting team, which was recently awarded an ESS VIQ contract to support USACE in electronic security projects expected to total over $650M over five years.

“At Evergreen, our most valued resource has always been our staff and we are confident that our team is ready to prove that they can exceed the expectations of this global program,” said Jonn Forslin, Vice President of Evergreen Fire & Security. “Our deep focus on training and our ability to recruit and retain the best qualified personnel has allowed us to deliver a level of service that is unmatched in the industry. Evergreen’s commitment on delivering and maintaining the highest levels of customer service is at the forefront of the way we do business, both today and in the future,” he added.

For more information on Evergreen Fire & Security, please visit www.evergreenfire.com or email your request to info@evergreenfire.com.

About Evergreen Fire & Security Established in 2000 and based in Tacoma, WA, Evergreen designs, installs and manages the integration of physical security technologies and homeland security solutions that protect mission-critical assets for a variety of U.S. Government and Enterprise Commercial organizations across the globe. Evergreen provides an integrated portfolio of high-performance security and life safety solutions based on a proven customer service, training and support model that is unmatched in the industry. Evergreen is focused on delivering a holistic approach to security that promotes close collaboration with clients at every stage of the system lifecycle, highlights the benefits of comprehensive training and increases end-user adoption for maximum system benefit. For more information on Evergreen, please visit www.evergreenfire.com.

For more information, contact: Jonn Forslin,Evergreen Fire & Security Phone: 253-627-3794 Email: jonnjr@evergreenfire.com