Cupertino Electric Wins Second Consecutive AGC of California Safety Awards of Excellence

Safety Innovations, Management Commitment and Empowered Employees Cement CEI’s Top Spot Among Contractors Working More than 1 Million Hours

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Construction and engineering company Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) today announced it has won the Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) “Safety Awards of Excellence” in the category reserved for specialty contractors working more than 1 million hours in 2011. The construction industry awards were revealed at a special ceremony in Southern California on Friday, October 26, 2012.

“While we take great pride in designing and installing some of the most complex electrical solutions in the world, we are most proud of the fact that our employees return home at night safe and sound,” said John Boncher, president and chief executive officer of Cupertino Electric, Inc.”Like many things at Cupertino Electric that make our company unique, safety is woven into the fabric of who we are. To be recognized for our tireless commitment to safety by the AGC two years in a row is a great honor. We look forward to continuing to innovate around our approach to safety to have an even greater impact in the future.”

About the Safety Awards of Excellence

The AGC of California has been analyzing and recognizing the best construction companies in the industry for their excellent safety performance for the last twenty-five years. “Safety Awards of Excellence” participants are evaluated on a comprehensive set of factors, including management commitment to safety, occupational health management, risk control, employee participation, safety training, jobsite hazard identification control and safety program innovation. Cupertino Electric’s status as the 2011 specialty contractor “Safety Awards of Excellence” winner qualifies the company for consideration in the national Associated General Contractors safety awards program.

About Cupertino Electric, Inc.

Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is a private company headquartered in San Jose, Calif. that has provided expert engineering and construction services for a constantly evolving world for more than 58 years. CEI designs custom electrical solutions for clients in a variety of industries, including alternative energy, biotech, commercial, data center, education, energy infrastructure, gaming, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing and retail. For more information, visit

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