PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is positioning its facilities management expertise to drive greater innovation and service excellence across its portfolio. The company is also announcing a new Joint Venture with Carter Brothers, a leading Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) offering integrated facilities management (IFM), project management, electronic security, electrical and mechanical services.
"Over the past year we've reorganized our Facilities management team to combine our services and years of experience across industries to drive innovation and service excellence for all of our facilities management clients and customers, "said Victor Crawford, Chief Operating Officer for Aramark's Facilities Business.
Through its Facilities business, Aramark provides services such as operations and maintenance, cleaning/custodial, grounds and landscaping. It also offers technical services including strategic facility planning, building commissioning, capital program management and energy solutions; as well as other support services such as reception and office services, reprographics, mailroom, laundry and linen services, and patient transportation and valet services in its healthcare space.
"Our new Facilities structure enables us to take what we are doing well in one of our businesses and more easily transfer it to others, while still tailoring our solutions to the unique needs of each industry," Crawford said. "Going forward, we see a great deal of upside that will enable us to better share knowledge and deliver quality services to help our clients achieve their business goals."
Aramark's facilities services team consists of 72,000 employees managing nearly 1 billion square feet for more than 1,300 Healthcare, Education, Business & Government, Sports & Entertainment, Convention Centers and Destinations and Cultural Attractions clients, including: the 3M Company, Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, Lincoln University and Baylor Scott and White Health to name a few.
"The Carter Brothers Joint Venture is a great example of how we will leverage innovation to offer our clients an excellent option to help meet their supplier diversity goals," Crawford added. "The Joint Venture enables us to work together and complement each other's capabilities and services to bring more options to our respective customers."
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, rated number one among Diversified Outsourcing Companies, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Carter Brothers
Carter Brothers Company is a nationally recognized minority-owned, full service firm offering Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) project management, and electronic security, electrical and mechanical solutions to its customers. As a NMSDC Corporate Plus® Member, Carter Brothers is recognized as a leading Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a name to be trusted in the market place. Commodity sourcing through Carter Brothers Services will help your organization achieve its corporate supply chain diversity goals while providing integrated services expertise in electronic security, electrical and mechanical services, serving the needs of public/private sectors in aviation, commercial, power, energy, transit and industrial industries. www.carterbrothers.com.
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