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Roseville, CA. PRIDE Industries, among the nation’s largest employers of people with disabilities, has secured a five year contract with the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to provide grounds maintenance and pest management services.

Located on approximately 2,000 acres along the Atlantic coast, the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is the primary Eastern Region launch head for Air Force space-based missions and support for the space shuttle.

The contract was facilitated by NISH under terms of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act. NISH is a non-profit agency that creates employment opportunities for people with severe disabilities under the AbilityOne Program.

“Our performance on existing contracts through NISH and AbilityOne, including our work for NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB in California, demonstrates PRIDE’s expertise at delivering high quality, cost-effective facility services to commercial and government organizations,” said Fred Smith, senior vice president for Integrated Facilities Services at PRIDE Industries. “We look forward to expanding our footprint and opportunities in the region.”

Through its Integrated Facilities Services division, PRIDE Industries offers a full range of services to government and commercial customers including: general custodial, facilities and building maintenance; specialized cleaning for controlled environments; grounds maintenance; food service; secure document management services; recycling; administrative services; and transportation.

About PRIDE Industries

PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization providing a variety of business solutions to meet the manufacturing and service needs of companies nationwide. PRIDE employs more than 4,100 individuals across nine states and in the nation’s capitol, including more than 2,700 people with disabilities. PRIDE is a self-sustaining business with over $145 million in annual revenue and ranks as the third largest manufacturing and service company in the greater Sacramento region. Founded in 1966, PRIDE is headquartered in Roseville, California.

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