Versar, Inc. (NYSE Amex:VSR) announced it was awarded a $1.3 million project to construct a Liquid Oxygen Storage Plant in Lorton, Virginia. In addition, through its joint venture with Johnson Controls the Company was awarded a $900,000 stimulus funded design-build project at the Robinson-Merhige U.S. Federal Courthouse in Richmond, Virginia.
The Liquid Oxygen Storage Plant project is for the Griffith Water Treatment Plant through the Fairfax County, Virginia Water Authority. The 10 month project involves installation of liquid oxygen storage tanks, cryogenic and high purity stainless steel piping, instrumentation, controls and general construction.
The project for the Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige, Jr. U.S. Federal Courthouse in Richmond, Virginia is scheduled to begin in May and is for the design, manufacturing, and installation services for a 115 kW DC rooftop mounted utility-interactive photovoltaic system. The project will involve installing the solar energy plant 135 feet above the street level on the roof of the courthouse facility.
Jeff Wagonhurst, President of Versar, Inc., said, “Versar was selected for these projects based on our past performance in providing full service construction management solutions for our clients. These projects demonstrate Versar’s capabilities of delivering technically complex construction services where the installed product will enhance our environment.”VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a publicly held international professional services firm supporting government and industry in national defense/homeland defense programs, environmental health and safety and infrastructure revitalization. VERSAR operates a number of web sites, including the corporate Web sites, http://www.versar.com, http://www.homelanddefense.com, http://www.geomet.com; http://www.viap.com; http://www.dtaps.com; and www.ppsgb.com. This press release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 26, 2009. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.