October 03, 2011 08:01 ET

AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded GSA Cabling Hardware Installation Contract Worth Up to $25 Million

Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity Contract to Provide Cost-Effective Cabling Infrastructure Support to Federal Agencies

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Cabling Hardware Installation Purchasing System (CHIPS) contract. Under the Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, which carries a ceiling of approximately $25 million over five years, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide federal agencies with cost-effective cabling infrastructure support.

"With more than 32 years of experience designing, installing and maintaining secure, structured cabling systems we are looking forward to bringing our proven success to federal agencies," said William C. Hoover, president and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. "AMERICAN SYSTEMS is committed to delivering the most cost-effective, efficient solutions so that federal agencies can focus on their missions."

Under the terms of the contract, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide cabling infrastructure required to complete new offices, relocations or cabling infrastructure changes within an existing network. These services will be provided for the Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal government agencies located in the Northwest/Arctic region of the country.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is the prime contractor on the CHIPS contract. With offices located in Bremerton, Wash., AMERICAN SYSTEMS will work with local partners to perform the contract work.

Work under the contract, which has one base year and four one-year options, began on Sept. 2, 2011.


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,500 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, Va., the company provides systems engineering, technical and managed services to government customers. AMERICAN SYSTEMS was named to the Federal 100 list in 2009 for influencing how the government buys, uses and manages IT. For more information, please visit:

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