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North Wind Company Awarded Contract for Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services contract to Portsmouth Mission Alliance, LLC, a subsidiary of North Wind Solutions. The Portsmouth plant is located near Piketon, Ohio. The 5-year contract is valued at approximately $139.7 million.

Infrastructure support services to be provided under this contract include surveillance, maintenance and repair of facilities; janitorial services; grounds maintenance; snow removal; pest control; roadway/parking lot maintenance; computing, telecommunication, and cybersecurity; fleet management; real and personal property management; records management and document control; safeguards and security; environment, safety, health and quality programs; and training services.

The Portsmouth Mission Alliance team is comprised of North Wind Solutions, LLC and Swift & Staley, Inc. According to North Wind Solutions President, John Bukowski, “North Wind is proud to continue our support to the Department of Energy across the country and now at the Portsmouth site. The selection of the North Wind-led joint venture is testament to North Wind’s outstanding track record of safety and performance on DOE projects. We look forward to working with DOE to effectively meet their mission at the Portsmouth site.”

North Wind Solutions is a Small Business Administration Certified 8(a) program participant and a subsidiary of North Wind Group, one of the nation’s leading small businesses providing engineering, construction, environmental, and technical services to federal and state agencies and private industry. Founded in 1997, North Wind has grown to a group of companies that employs more than 500 scientific, engineering, management, construction and professional personnel. Since 2009, North Wind has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cook Inlet Region, Inc., an Alaska Native Corporation. North Wind is headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and operates from more than 20 office locations throughout the country.

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