PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL -- March 2, 2017 – Centerra Group, LLC (Centerra), the world's leading global government and critical infrastructure services company, has been selected as the Protective Services contractor at URENCO USA’s (UUSA) site in Southeast New Mexico. The contract is a five-year contract with two, one-year options.
Centerra provides armed security officers and supervisors at the remote location in Eunice, NM. Centerra’ s Security Force controls access into and out of the Controlled Access Area, monitors alarms through a Central Alarm Station and Secondary Alarm Station, responds and assesses alarms, and protects material and personnel. The company’s Security Officers are qualified as Level III Guards with the State of New Mexico and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
“Centerra was awarded this new five-year contract with the potential of seven years because of their ability to provide a high-quality service within an elegant efficient operation. This is evident every day by the performance and dedication of their employees, supervisors and management team to the security mission and employees here at URENCO USA. We look forward to our continuing teaming relationship today and into the future,” said Bryan McGowen, Security Manager at URENCO USA.
UUSA began operation on June 11, 2010, and has been in business for over 30 years. The Facility is a 523-acre owned-operated, Category III Uranium Enrichment Facility, is licensed by the NRC to enrich Special Nuclear Material of “Low Strategic Significance” for use at power reactors and the only one of its kind in North America and has three sister sites in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands.
About Centerra Group, LLC
Centerra Group, LLC is the world’s leading international Government solutions group, specializing in business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. The company was founded in 1960 as Wackenhut Services, Inc. (WSI), with a primary focus on armed security. Today Centerra is a 100 percent United States owned, a multi-disciplinary service provider with more than 9,000 personnel worldwide. The company has evolved to become one of the largest U.S. Government service providers, operating on more than 90 active contracts. Protecting Critical Priorities… that is Centerra’s mission.