Harris Corporation Adds Adecco Technical Services to Its Team to Pursue $200 Million U.S. Postal Service Technical Support Program
FALLS CHURCH, Va., January 11, 2007 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has added Adecco Technical Services to its team to pursue a $200 million-plus contract with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) engineering organization in Merrifield, Virginia. Harris and Adecco, both with extensive experience supporting the USPS and its engineering organization, have teamed for the pursuit of the technical engineering and quality assurance support contract, which is expected to be awarded in March 2007.
“This program is an ideal fit for our team, which combines the proven engineering and integration skills of Harris and the long-standing quality assurance support of Adecco,” said Terese Swatt, program manager, Enterprise Services, Harris Technical Services Corporation (HTSC). “We understand the importance of the USPS’s engineering mission and look forward to building on our already strong relationship with them.”
Harris has provided mission-critical technical support services to the USPS for more than 18 years, including support of the USPS engineering facility in Norman, Oklahoma for the past three years. Adecco has provided quality assurance services to the USPS engineering organization for the past 12 years.
Adecco Technical Services is a division of the world’s largest staffing company, Adecco North America, serving the technical staffing needs of its clients for almost 50 years. Adecco’s nearly 100 offices throughout the U.S. are staffed with recruiters who understand the complexity and diversity of technical disciplines. Adecco currently encompasses six vertical employment markets: engineering, information technology, energy, aerospace, creative and scientific.
HTSC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corporation, serving the information technology services marketplace. HTSC provides world-class, cost-effective operation, maintenance, engineering, and technical support services to the U.S. government, prime contractors and other Harris divisions.
About Harris Corporation
Harris Government Communications Systems Division conducts advanced research studies, develops prototypes, and produces and supports state-of-the-art, assured communications™ solutions and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of its military and government customers, while serving as the technology base for the company’s diverse commercial businesses. Harris Corporation is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. With headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual sales of $3.5 billion and nearly 14,000 employees, including more than 6,000 engineers and scientists. The company’s four operating divisions serve markets for government communications, RF communications, broadcast communications, and microwave communications. For more information, visit www.harris.com.
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