ABM UK has access to 450 of its specially-trained electrical engineers, who will install and maintain the units, both domestically and commercially.
Jason Pease, Technical Solutions managing director at ABM UK, commented: “ABM UK is incredibly excited to be working with ChargePoint – a hugely experienced and respected company in the global EV infrastructure sector. From the outset, ChargePoint made its ambitions clear, and the team left us in no doubt that they share the same values and bold vision as ABM UK.
"The UK's EV infrastructure market has huge growth potential, and it's an area that ABM UK wants to be an integral part of, and have a say in shaping the future of. We believe that our experience in the retail sector and growing client base will help ChargePoint to realise its expansion objectives in the UK, and we are looking forward to working alongside and representing the brand over the coming years."
A specialist in technical, electrical, critical, cleaning, security, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) services, and with clients spanning The O2 Arena, TfL and Hammerson; the strategic move into the EV charging infrastructure market has enabled ABM UK to further strengthen its services' offering.
As the only EV charging provider that designs, develops, and manufactures charging everywhere drivers live, work, and play; ChargePoint is uniquely equipped to meet every charging need at any type of location. From ChargePoint Home, Level 2 charging solutions at retail, workplace, and dining destinations, to Express Plus ultra-fast charging for transit hubs and to meet high powered charging needs; ChargePoint creates solutions to meet every charging need across a variety of categories.
With a European headquarters in Amsterdam, ChargePoint is the leading EV charging firm in the world with more than 42,000 places to charge in operation today in North America and beyond. Operating since its inception in 2007, ChargePoint has been working closely with ABM in the US since 2011.
Chris Burghardt, managing director at ChargePoint in Europe, commented: “ChargePoint has a decade of experience developing class-leading charging solutions, with a firm commitment to help build the most comprehensive network of EV charging in Europe."
Burghardt, continued: "As we grow, it’s exciting to extend our partnership with ABM, whom we’ve had a close relationship with over many years in the United States. ABM UK’s deep experience in the market, coupled with its demonstrated capabilities in markets globally helps us as we aggressively grow our business in the region.”
ABOUT ABM UK
ABM UK employs just over 7,000 people with offices in London, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, Leeds, Bolsover, Luton and Stevenage, and current customers include retail and leisure venues, major international banks and law firms, museums, public buildings, transportation centres and airports.
ABM UK’s comprehensive capabilities include cleaning, security, electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, data centre cleaning, landscape & turf, and parking, provided through standalone or integrated solutions. ABM UK provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from shopping centres to commercial buildings, data centres, manufacturing plants and airports.
ABM UK will continue to grow the business organically, focusing on showing clients the benefits of integrated facility solutions, its self-delivery model and its investment in people, of which ABM UK's state-of-the-art training centre in Greenford, Middlesex is the most permanent statement of intent. ABM UK has a comprehensive apprenticeship programme, as well as a scholarship scheme that allows people who made a false start in life to learn a trade.
ABM UK is a subsidiary of ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5.1 billion and over 130,000 employees in 350+ offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909.
For more information, please visit www.abm.co.uk
ChargePoint is the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network in the world, with charging solutions in every category EV drivers charge, at home, work, around town and on the road. With more than 42,000 independently owned charging spots and more than 7,000 customers (businesses, cities, agencies and service providers), ChargePoint is the only charging technology company on the market that designs, develops and manufactures hardware and software solutions across every use case. Leading EV hardware makers and other partners rely on the ChargePoint network to make charging station details available in mobile apps, online and in navigation systems for popular EVs. ChargePoint drivers have completed more than 29 million charging sessions, saving upwards of 29 million gallons of gasoline and driving more than 694 million gas-free miles.