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Bob Moore Construction Receives 2007 Summit Award for Mouser Electronics Expansion Project


Arlington, TX, April 16, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Bob Moore Construction has received the 2007 Summit Award from QUOIN, the North / East Texas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Competition included 84 project submissions from 27 construction companies in north and east Texas, recognizing the top construction project in various building categories. Projects were judged on a variety of criteria, including:

- difficulty in construction resulting from design, location, materials, etc.;
- unusual construction techniques involved; final appearance and quality of the finished product;
- timeliness of completion; and
- the general contractor's overall safety program and special safety initiatives implemented for the particular project.

Bob Moore Construction's Summit Award recognized the Mouser Electronics Expansion project in Mansfield, Texas. This project increased Mouser's headquarters facility from 173,000 to 432,000 SF. It included 78,500 SF for office, call center, and data center space; a 3,000 SF two-story totally radiused rotunda with curtain-wall structure and a louvered sunshade system that rings the rotunda 13' above the terrazzo stone floor; and a new 180,000 SF warehouse. FRS Design Group in Fort Worth, Texas was the architect for this dramatic expansion project.

2007 marks the third consecutive year where Bob Moore Construction has been recognized by QUOIN with an award in this annual competition. In 2006 the Arlington general contractor received the Summit Award for the Trammell Crow Company CargoCentre™ III and AirFreight & LogisticsCentres™ complex at D/FW Airport. In 2005 Bob Moore Construction was selected as General Contractor of the Year by AGC / QUOIN. Later in 2005 their Cinemark theater project in Mansfield, Texas received the prestigious "Best Of" Award for Sports / Entertainment Facility Construction from Texas Construction Magazine.

"We're delighted to receive the 2007 Summit Award," said Phillip Bell, President of Bob Moore Construction. "The Mouser Expansion project was a remarkable project for us. The building itself presented some significant challenges but Curt Hellen and the rest of our team did a superb job of working closely with the client and the subcontractors. As a result they successfully delivered a beautiful building that is a true showpiece for us, for Mouser Electronics and for the city of Mansfield."

"I'm very proud to have been part in this project," said Curt Hellen, Senior Project Manager for Bob Moore Construction. "It's hard to imagine building an expansion of this magnitude in such close proximity to a company's ongoing operations. We literally worked side by side with Mouser's employees as they carried on their very busy day-to-day work. It took a great deal of communication with Glenn Smith of Mouser Electronics, site superintendent Jerry Clem, our subcontractors and myself to ensure that everything was done safely and without disruption to Mouser's work. The result is a beautifully finished building, delivered safely and on time. I'm very pleased to see this project receive the Summit Award for the sake of everyone involved; it shows what can be accomplished when you establish a solid collaboration between the client, the general contractor, the architect and all the subcontractors."

The award was presented at an April 5 banquet held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

For photos of the award presentation and Mouser Electronics visit
http://www.generalcontractor.com/photos/mouser/

ABOUT BOB MOORE CONSTRUCTION

A recipient of the QUOIN / AGC General Contractor of the Year Award and the QUOIN / AGC Summit Award for Construction Excellence, Bob Moore Construction has been one of Texas's most respected commercial construction companies since 1946. Bob Moore Construction celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006. The company's portfolio includes a wide range of buildings, from warehouses and distribution centers to office buildings and retail stores. Whether it is providing general contractor, design / build or construction management services, Bob Moore Construction's goal remains the same: to deliver quality construction projects on time and in budget. A leading proponent of jobsite safety, Bob Moore Construction became one of only five general contractors in North Texas to be accepted into the OSHA Local Partnership program in 2007. Bob Moore Construction has been showcased on Construction Company.com, a website that recognizes some of the top ranked construction companies and commercial contractors in the United States. GeneralContractor.com is the best source of information about the company, its projects and more. The website is updated regularly with press releases, newsletters, completed project write-ups and construction articles.

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