PLH Group forms new utility infrastructure business for expansion in western U.S.

IRVING, Texas, July 1, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — PLH Group, Inc. (“PLH“), a portfolio company of private equity firm Energy Capital Partners, today announced the launch of Edison Power Constructors, Inc. (“Edison“) to deliver infrastructure services in the areas of electric transmission, substation, and distribution. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Edison’s immediate focus is to expand its capabilities and market position in the Western United States power market.

Mike Stefanik has been named President of Edison to oversee all responsibilities for Edison’s work in the electric power industry. With over 30 years in the electric power infrastructure industry, Stefanik began his career in 1978 as an apprentice with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and has a strong background in operations management, business development, andlabor relations.  Before joining Edison, he was Vice President of Transmission and Substations with Kiewit Power Constructors Co. and previously served in various positions for PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc. and InfraSource Transmission Services LLC.

“This strategic addition to PLH significantly expands our electric transmission service offerings and complements our existing transmission and distribution construction business in North America.  Edison builds on our existing capabilities to perform electric transmission and distribution construction services across North America to serve the needs of our customers.  We are pleased to welcome Mike and Edison to the PLH platform,” said Mark Crowson, PLH President and CEO.  Edison will be a separate operating unit of PLH.