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ABM’s COVID-19 response recognized with prestigious awards


NEW YORK, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ABM Industries (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, today announced that its EnhancedClean â„¢ program focused on the COVID-19 response has been honored with two prestigious award programs.

ABM recently received three Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for its plan and approach to responding to COVID-19 in bringing the Scientific Cleaning and Sanitization Program to market, and in April brought received a Silver Stevie Award from the American Business Awards (ABA) for “Most Helpful Business Response” to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, ABM Franchising Group, LLC, a subsidiary of ABM, won the Bronze Stevie Award for “Support Team of the Year”.

“These recognitions honor the hard work and dedication of ABM’s team members and their frontline efforts to support our customers during this difficult and demanding pandemic,” said Scott Salmirs, President and CEO of ABM. “I am incredibly proud of our employees and their unwavering dedication throughout it all. We are honored by the accolades we have received for our response to this pandemic and the launch of these cutting-edge programs. But as meaningful as the rewards may be, the real thank you comes from knowing the difference we make for the people we serve. “

“COVID-19 has completely changed the way we experience our world. Almost overnight the bar was raised on how everywhere, offices, schools, distribution centers and airports, have been cleaned up to ensure healthy and safe environments, ”said Cary Bainbridge, Director of Marketing , ABM. “As a leader in providing clean, healthy and efficient spaces, our teams set out to meet these ever-changing expectations by rapidly developing and deploying science-based offerings that deliver a ‘beyond normal “cleaning and disinfection. “

ABM’s response to COVID-19 included the development of the EnhancedClean and EnhancedFacility â„¢ programs, which together are designed to help reduce viral transmission on surfaces and in the air through a comprehensive installation services approach. which reflects the protocols and recommendations of major government agencies as well as expert advice in infectious diseases and industrial hygiene.

Programs consist of site assessment, frequent cleaning and disinfection of high contact surfaces and indoor air, visible signage that communicates cleaning and disinfection practices, and extensive disinfection of spaces by trained specialists. and certified with the latest technology in installation services such as electrostatic sprayers, HVAC systems, UV lighting and more.

For more than 40 years, the IABC Gold Quill Awards have recognized and honored excellence in strategic communications around the world. Gold Quill is the only rewards program that honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators globally. All IABC Gold Quill Award nominations are evaluated by international professional communicators with over 10 years of experience.

As one of the nation’s most prestigious business awards programs, the ABA’s Stevie® Awards recognize the annual achievements and positive contributions of companies and leaders in a wide range of categories, including leadership, customer service, management, public relations and product development. Over 3,800 entries from companies of all sizes and industries were submitted this year for review across a wide range of categories. A jury of over 250 professionals participated in the selection process to select this year’s Stevie Prize winners.

About ABM Industries
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading facility solutions provider with approximately $ 6.0 billion in revenue and more than 100,000 employees in more than 350 offices in the United States and in various international sites. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include Janitorial, Electrical & Lighting, Energy Solutions, Facilities Engineering, HVAC & Mechanical, Landscaping & Sod, Critical Solutions & Parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom installation solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes – from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit

About the International Association of Business Communicators
With 10,000 members and over 100 chapters worldwide, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is the only global association that connects business communication professionals with the people and knowledge needed to generate business results. Founded in 1970 and supporting the professional communicators at the heart of every organization, the IABC serves the collective disciplines of corporate communication professionals through professional development offerings, certifications, awards and recognition programs, resources online, Communication World magazine and the Annual World Conference.

About the Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards are presented in eight programs: Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, German Stevie Awards, Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for large employers and the Stevie Awards for sales and customer service. The Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 countries. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, Stevies recognize exceptional performance in the workplace around the world. Find out more about the Stevie Awards at


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