EMCOR Group Inc. announced it has been named the 2009 World’s Most Admired Company in the Engineering and Construction industry byFortunemagazine. The firm was named America’s No. 1 Most Admired Company in the industry in the 2008 ranking.

Fortune’s Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. The annual ranking was compiled starting with some 1,400 companies and, after sorting, surveying 689 companies in 64 industries from 28 countries. The Hay Group,Fortune’s survey partner, asked 4,047 executives, directors and analysts to rate companies in their industry on nine criteria - from investment value to social responsibility. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey.

The full list of companies appears in the March 16, 2009, edition ofFortune, and is currently available at www.fortune.com.

“We are extremely proud to be designated among the world’s most innovative and renowned leaders in their fields,” saidFrank T. MacInnis, chairman and CEO of EMCOR. “It is exceptionally rewarding and humbling to be named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies byFortune; we look forward to continuing the dedicated service and commitment to our clients and providing industry-leading solutions for which we are being recognized in this prestigious fashion. I thank the 28,000 EMCOR employees who made this important award possible.”

EMCOR recently announced its most profitable fourth quarter and year in its history, which was also its 54th consecutive profitable quarter.

The company has also continued its “Touching Lives” corporate responsibility program, which includes the further expansion of its “Taking KidSafety to the Street” program, leveraging EMCOR’s fleet of more than 6,000 service vehicles nationwide to display posters from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children of missing children. To date, EMCOR’s efforts have aided in the recovery of 130 children since the inception of the program less than four years ago.

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