2000 sales. $1.374 billion

Behind the 2000 numbers. Total sales increased 19.6% to $3.46 billion due to organic growth from operating subsidaries and additional revenues from its newly formed relationship with CB Richard Ellis, providing facilities services to about 2,500 buildings.

Forecast for 2001. Despite the current economic conditions, EMCOR does not expect any significant changes from the prior year.

Employees. 23,000

Branch offices. United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East and South Africa.

Top market segments. Energy, facilities services and communications infrastructure.

Percentage of datacom work. 22%

Major electrical construction projects. $35.5 million ATT Web hosting facility in New York; $20 million Aladdin Casino in Las Vegas and $24 million light rail in Salt Lake City, Utah.