ATLANTA, May 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABM (NYSE: ABM), one of the nation’s largest providers of facility services, infrastructure solutions, and parking management, has announced its plan to centralize its eMobility, resiliency, and electrical infrastructure operations, services and training through an expanded multiuse facility. Officially named the ABM Electrification Center, the new facility will be co-located in Cumming, GA, with the existing operations center of ABM’s RavenVolt, a leader in advanced turn-key microgrid systems and technologies.
Supporting a multitude of industries, ABM, which has installed close to 30,000 EV charging stations to date, serves as a single-source solution provider across the entire EV ecosystem, offering comprehensive engineering, design, installation, and maintenance services, and is one of the nation’s largest installers of EV charging stations. To build upon this strong positioning, the planned Electrification Center will further fortify ABM as a leader in electrification infrastructure turn-key solutions. The more than 114,000 sq. ft. facility is designed to house multiple solutions serving the eMobility, power resiliency and electrification sectors, while also creating new jobs for the Atlanta area focused on these rapidly growing industries.
Key features of the ABM Electrification Center will include:
- • A first-of-its-kind industry-leading on-site training and demonstration facility for ABM and its partners.
- • Warehouse space to increase availability of EV, microgrid, and electrical infrastructure equipment and supplies.
- • A technology hub for testing and developing innovative solutions across EV Infrastructure, Microgrids, Parking, and Power Systems.
With 43,000 sq. ft. of space dedicated to hosting dozens of operational EV chargers, the expanded facility provides automakers, bus, semi-truck manufacturers, and other clients with the capacity to test interoperability on new vehicle products, as well as a variety of original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) EV models. The site will also store EV chargers, critical components, and key pieces of equipment such as switchgear, ensuring quick-turn accessibility for ABM partners and customers. Additionally, the facility will provide industry-leading on-site training for EV charger and microgrid maintenance across all levels of expertise, giving ABM trainees, partners, and clients the opportunity to access the most popular chargers currently in use for in-depth, real-world, hands-on training.
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