Primus Solutions Awarded Operations and Maintenance Contract at Plum Island Animal Disease Center
Greenbelt, Md., Nov. 3, 2011 – Primus Solutions Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide facility operations and maintenance support services to the Department of Homeland Security at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center near Long Island, N.Y. The contract, which has one base year plus four one-year options, is valued at $85 million.
“Primus is honored to be selected to support this critical national asset and help the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Agriculture achieve their mission,” said Rick Payne, Primus president.
Scientists at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center conduct basic and applied research and diagnostic activities to protect the health of livestock on farms across America from foreign animal disease agents such as foot-and-mouth disease.
Under the contract, Primus is responsible for operations and maintenance of infrastructure and research laboratory facilities and systems. Primus will provide support systems and services, including fire and emergency medical operations, grounds and facilities maintenance, operation of multiple vessels that ferry all deliveries to and from Plum Island, vehicle maintenance, fuel deliveries, electrical distribution, IT infrastructure, hazardous materials, audiovisual services, food service operations and janitorial services. Additional responsibility includes engineering, work management, quality assurance, safety, health and environmental programs and services.
Primus delivers innovative information technology solutions and flexible facilities management and operations support services to government agencies. Headquartered in Greenbelt, Md., Primus is a subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company. For more information about Primus, please visit: www.asrcprimus.com