PLH Group Forms New Utility Infrastructure Business for Expansion in Western U.S.
IRVING, Texas, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PLH Group, Inc. ("PLH"), a portfolio company of private equity firm Energy Capital Partners, today announced the launch of Edison Power Constructors, Inc. ("Edison") to deliver infrastructure services in the areas of electric transmission, substation, and distribution. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Edison's immediate focus is to expand its capabilities and market position in the Western United States power market.
Mike Stefanik has been named President of Edison to oversee all responsibilities for Edison's work in the electric power industry. With over 30 years in the electric power infrastructure industry, Stefanik began his career in 1978 as an apprentice with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and has a strong background in operations management, business development, and labor relations. Before joining Edison, he was Vice President of Transmission and Substations with Kiewit Power Constructors Co. and previously served in various positions for PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc. and InfraSource Transmission Services LLC.
"This strategic addition to PLH significantly expands our electric transmission service offerings and complements our existing transmission and distribution construction business in North America. Edison builds on our existing capabilities to perform electric transmission and distribution construction services across North America to serve the needs of our customers. We are pleased to welcome Mike and Edison to the PLH platform," said Mark Crowson, PLH President and CEO. Edison will be a separate operating unit of PLH.
About PLH Group, Inc.
PLH is a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the electric power delivery and pipeline industries in North America. Its customers include many of the largest utilities, regional cooperatives, renewable energy developers, commercial and industrial customers, and major oil and gas producers and midstream companies. PLH, a company started by Energy Capital Partners, has acquired and further developed Sun Electric, TESSCO, AIR 2, Auger Services, Snelson Companies, IPS Engineering, Southeast Directional Drilling, M&M Pipeline Services, Energy Services South, Pipeworx, and Edison Power Constructors. For more information, visit www.PLHGroupInc.com.
About Energy Capital Partners
Energy Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $8 billion in capital commitments. The firm is focused on investing in the power generation, electric transmission and pipeline construction services, midstream oil and gas, renewable energy, oil field services and environmental infrastructure and services sectors of North America's energy infrastructure. Its management has substantial experience leading successful energy companies and energy infrastructure investments. For more information, visit www.ecpartners.com.
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