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Albany company wins $8.8M NASA contract

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Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. who represents Georgia's 2nd Congressional District, including Albany, announced Wednesday that A. West Enterprise of Albany, has been awarded an $8.8 million contract to implement various safety and reliability upgrades to the institutional power system at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

“I have always said that the small businesses in Middle and Southwest Georgia are some of the most creative, hard working, and industrious in the entire world,” said Congressman Bishop. “A. West Enterprise has gone above and beyond, and I am extremely proud to see this locally grown company assist our nation reach the stars through working with NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.”

“We are amazed at how much God has blessed our company through the opportunities presented to us over these past five years,” said Eddie West, co-founder and Assistant Manager of A. West Enterprise. “This contract will support the mission of NASA while providing growth and employment to our staff based here in Albany.”

The firm-fixed price NASA contract with A. West Enterprise began January 23. 2015. It has a maximum value of $8.8 million with a potential performance period of approximately two and a half years. An electrical contracting and wiring company, A. West Enterprise will provide services to meet NASA requirements that include refurbishing substation buses, installing new controllers, relay management systems, metering and protection packages, demolition and replacement of underground medium-voltage cable, low-voltage wiring, communication cable, manholes, cable trays, control wiring, installing neutral grounding resistors, surge arrestors, generator plant equipment, and pad mounted transformers

For more information on NASA's mission at the Kennedy Space Center, please click here. For more information about A. West Enterprise, please click here.

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. is serving his twelfth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Middle and Southwest Georgia's 2nd Congressional District.

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