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       Parent Company BRAVO! Group Services Unveils New Logo Representing Merged Companies

BRAVO! Group Services announced that it has acquired CK Air Conditioning Inc., headquartered in Clifton, NJ, and has merged the operation with its existing Control Temp Mechanical Services business. The new combined operation began operating as CK Control Temp Mechanical Control Temp Inc. on March 9, 2018.  (www.ckcontroltemp.com)

CK Control Temp Mechanical , a regional provider of mechanical and engineering services, was founded in 1961 and is a highly respected company in the tri-state market. CK Control Temp Mechanical retains an impressive client portfolio, providing support services to some of the largest and most complex facilities in the New Jersey/New York region. CK Control Temp Mechanical ‘s experience includes all phases of air conditioning, heating, process piping, and air treatment.  The company has serviced a wide variety of buildings from standard commercial office buildings to pharmaceutical production & research facilities, telecommunications facilities, computer/server rooms, clean rooms, and hospitals.

Karen J. Martinez, BRAVO! Group Services President & CEO, commented, “This partnership significantly expands our capabilities and commitment to growing our mechanical installation and service business.  Chris Curtis and John Kuder, CK Control Temp Mechanical ‘s owners, have built a great organization with a strong reputation in servicing very large and challenging projects.  We are very excited to be working alongside the talented team at CK Control Temp Mechanical .  Chris and John have joined our leadership team, with Chris serving as President and John as Vice President-Service for the combined operations. Chris will lead our growth strategy throughout each of our regions.”

“As we performed our due diligence to find a business partner to successfully move forward with, it was extremely important that our cultures aligned very closely,” commented Chris Curtis. “Corporate compatibility was an essential requirement, not only for the benefit of all the hard-working CK Control Temp Mechanical employees that have contributed to our success for the last 57 years, but also for our loyal customers, so that they will experience a seamless transition of continued quality and service excellence.”  Co-owner John Kuder added, “By teaming up with BRAVO!, we will have greater resources at our fingertips and add more depth to our already dynamic crew.  BRAVO! has a proven track record of industry growth and success, and we’re happy to become a part of their continuing expansion.”

BRAVO! Group Services is one of the largest, privately-held facility support companies in the country, providing janitorial, mechanical maintenance, electrical contracting, mailroom and concierge services, and other employee outsourcing activities. BRAVO! currently serves over 347 facilities.  With annual revenue of $95 million, the company maintains 3,750 employees and operates offices in Green Brook, NJ (headquarters); New Castle, DE; McLean, VA; Raleigh, NC; Charlotte, NC; Columbia, SC; Bentonville, AR; and Oklahoma City, OK.  For more information call 866-OH-BRAVO or visit www.bravogroupservices.com.