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GreenWood, Inc. Reaches 4 Million Safe Work Hours at Merck Project


Greenville, SC - - March 22, 2011 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, recently achieved 4 million safe work hours without a lost time accident at the Merck project in Elkton, Virginia. Since 1990, GreenWood has continuously provided supplemental maintenance and capital construction support services for this pharmaceutical manufacturing site. Safety is the company’s number one priority and is instilled in the entire work force from management to all project personnel and has resulted in helping GreenWood achieve this significant milestone.

“This is an important accomplishment and we are proud of our team for always placing safety as the highest priority in all of our work,” says Brad Wood, President of GreenWood, Inc. “A safety milestone of this magnitude requires teamwork, solid communications, job preparation, and a constant focus on executing the work safely every day. The opportunity to provide our services for over 21 years for a company of Merck’s caliber is a privilege and we are grateful in being able to help support their position as a leading global health care provider.”

The Merck site in Elkton, Virginia is one of the company’s worldwide manufacturing facilities that contribute to the company’s broad portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines, consumer care and animal health products. GreenWood, Inc. has maintained an on-going presence at this site since 1990.

About GreenWood, Inc.

GreenWood provides integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions designed to extend the life of critical assets, influence operational efficiencies and deliver bottom line improvements for plants and facilities throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. We operate under a “Customer-Centered” philosophy where safety performance is always first and our flexibility to respond to customer needs is an ongoing priority. For more information, visit

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