NEW YORK, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABM (NYSE:ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, was selected by Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK, to provide event-based maintenance for the university's 11 sports facilities. These venues include the university's nearly 57,000 seat T. Boone Pickens football stadium and Gallagher-Iba Arena, the oldest basketball arena in the Big 12, and home to more national championships than any other facility in America.

"We're excited to partner with Oklahoma State University, and understand that we are being entrusted with a great responsibility," said Art Rodriguez, Vice President, Business & Industry and head of Sports & Entertainment at ABM. "Oklahoma State's athletic facilities are not only an important facet of student life, but also, in many ways, the public face of the university. We are honored to support their maintenance and help the university ensure that those who use them enjoy coming back, time and time again."

"I've always been impressed by the high level of professionalism and expertise ABM has to offer. I believe these qualities will serve as the foundation of a strong partnership, and enhance the experience of those who work at, play in, and visit our athletic facilities," says Kyle Waters, Senior Director of Facilities at Oklahoma State University.

The agreement expands ABM's portfolio in collegiate sports.

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ABM (NYSE:ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and more than 130,000 employees in 350+ offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include janitorial, electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes - from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit