SOURCE: General Environmental Management

February 21, 2007 08:00 ET

GEM Expands Western Region Reach Into Rocky Mountain States

Top Industry Talent Managing Denver Service Center

POMONA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- General Environmental Management, Inc. (OTCBB: GEVI), a leading environmental and waste remediation company, today announced the opening of a new Service Center in Denver, CO.

"The Denver Service Center enables us to better serve our existing clients throughout the Rocky Mountain region and grow market share in a service intensive territory," stated Tim Koziol, chairman and CEO of GEM. "We believe this is a key first step in our plan for continued growth and geographic expansion in 2007."

Managing the facility as Regional General Manager will be Andrew Jung, a seasoned environmental professional who joined GEM in October of 2006 and was instrumental in the development and preparation of the Denver Service Center. Jung brings over 12 years of diverse environmental service experience to GEM. Prior to joining GEM, he was with Clean Harbors and Teris.

"GEM's approach to offering customer-focused solutions beyond traditional disposal methodology is well suited for the company's plans to grow in the region," commented Jung, regional general manager of GEM. "I look forward to working with other members of the GEM team as we expand the company's geographic reach."

The Service Center will accommodate all areas of GEM's services including hazardous and non-hazardous waste solutions, EnviroConstruction, waste re-use alternatives, GEM Mobile Treatment Services, and technical field services.

About General Environmental Management, Inc.

General Environmental Management, Inc. (www.go-gem.com) is a full-service hazardous waste management and environmental services firm providing integrated environmental solutions managed through its proprietary web-based enterprise software, GEMWare, including the following service offering: management and transportation of waste; design and management of on-site waste treatment systems; management of large remediation projects; response to environmental incidents and spills; and environmental, health and safety compliance. Headquartered in Pomona, California, GEM operates five field service locations and one Treatment, Storage, Disposal facility (TSDF), servicing all markets in the Western U.S.

Statements made in this press release that are not historical in nature constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are based on the current expectations and beliefs of the management of GEM. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. GEM undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Forward-looking statements in this press release should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that affect GEM's business.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    General Environmental Management (GEM)
    Tim Koziol
    909-444-9500
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    Investor Contact:
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    Moriah Shilton / Kirsten Chapman
    415-433-3777
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