U.S. Customs Facility Management services contract awarded

Crystal Enterprises takes over the West Virginia contract.

HARPER’S FERRY, W.Va.—Crystal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) was recently awarded a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. Customs) Dining Facility Management services contract to provide meals for trainees at the new Advanced Training Center (ATC) facilities, in Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., during the next five years. The contract is estimated at $1.5 million annually, based on projected earnings.

Specializing in providing foodservice solutions to all levels of the government and private organizations, CEI has started implementing its transition plan and will begin working at the ATC in April. The company will provide meals to ATC trainees, including remote feeding during field exercises and daily breakfast, lunch and dinner meals. CEI will also manage all special catering requests for the ATC facility and its visitors.

“We are honored to receive this dining facilities management contract from U.S. Customs to provide superior service to people who have such an essential role in protecting the country,” said Saundra Custis, founder and CEO of Crystal Enterprises Inc. “CEI is dedicated to working alongside the ATC facility as they grow and increasingly need the unwavering support of contractors like us.”

In November, the ATC facility announced that it was awarded a $51.7 million contract for new student dorms and a student center. CEI is one of several contractors that will support this growth and assist U.S. Customs personnel as they train.

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