EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited (ASX: UGL), today announced that it has signed a five-year contract with three one-year extensions with the New Meadowlands Stadium Company, LLC. Under the contract, UGL Services provides pre-event, event and post-event stadium cleaning, plaza policing and snow removal services.
UGL Services’ expanding portfolio of sports and entertainment venues provides the New Meadowlands Stadium with full access to its quality services that are supported by a proven record of delivery in these unique, high-demand environments. Sports stadiums require innovative management and the on-demand mobilization of large workforces to support major sporting, music, business and civic events.
Along with the full portfolio of value-added services, the New Meadowlands Stadium will benefit from UGL Services’ advanced employee training, the UGL Services GreenClean sustainability and recycling program, the UNI-Q® proprietary handheld inspection and web-based performance reporting system, and the company’s Program Absolutes quality assurance initiative.
Commented UGL Services Senior Vice President Michael Dunn, “The New Meadowlands Stadium is a significant addition to our prestigious lineup of sports and entertainment customers. They’ll reap the benefits of our extensive facility services capabilities in the tri-state area. UGL Services is proud to support this fantastic new venue.”
About the New Meadowlands Stadium
The New Meadowlands Stadium, home to the New York Giants and New York Jets, sets the standard for venue excellence, with state-of-the-art technology, comfort and amenities. The only active venue to serve as the home stadium for two NFL teams, the New Meadowlands hosts 20 NFL games per season, more than any other complex.
With a full seating capacity of 82,500, the New Meadowlands is the third-largest stadium in the National Football League, with wider concourses and more HD square footage than any other in North America. It boasts numerous dining options and a brand new rail line that drops off passengers directly at the front door of the stadium. In 2010, the stadium was selected to host Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014.
Additional highlights include four massive 30' X 118' HD video display boards in each of the stadium corners; a 48" X 1810' ribbon board that circles the interior bowl; 2100 + HD monitors throughout the stadium; and 20 HD video pylons ranging in size from 20' X 40' to 20' X 60'. Outside the stadium, a 350,000-square-foot outdoor plaza boasts fan-centric activities and pregame entertainment zones.
About UGL Services
UGL Services is a division of UGL Limited that provides outsourcing services to property users worldwide. The business has an end-to-end model that includes corporate real-estate advisory, integrated facilities management and project management services. The comprehensive service platform enables UGL Services customers to delegate key facilities and real estate functions to a single entity to realize operational and strategic benefits. For further information about UGL Services in North America, call 888-751-9100 or visit www.ugl-unicco.com.
About UGL Limited
UGL (ASX: UGL) is an engineering, maintenance and facilities management company operating in the rail, water, power, transport, resources and property sectors. It consists of four divisions – UGL Infrastructure, UGL Rail, UGL Resources and UGL Services. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL operates in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America and the Middle East employing approximately 43,000 people. For more information, visit: www.ugllimited.com.