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ARS INTERNATIONAL SUBSIDIARY, ARS ALEUT REMEDIATION RECEIVES SBA 8(a) CERTIFICATION

Envoc Admin - Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Port Allen, LA (July 25, 2014) – ARS Aleut Remediation, LLC (AAR) an Alaskan Native Corporation, Small Disadvantaged Business and a wholly owned subsidiary of ARS International, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has been certified as a participant in the Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. AAR can now pursue federal government contracts leveraging opportunities set aside for 8(a) companies as well as sole source contracts.

ARS Aleut Remediation General Manager, R. Steven Shirley stated upon the receipt of the SBA’s certification letter, “AAR looks forward to the opportunity to bring our corporate experience providing environmental characterization, remediation and demolition services to our current and new clients while affording them the opportunity to achieve their 8(a) SDB utilization goals.”

The SBA 8(a) program was designed to provide business development assistance to companies owned and managed by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. In order to be certified by the SBA, an applicant firm must: be a small business; be unconditionally owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals who are of good character, be citizens of the United States; and must demonstrate potential for success.

About ARS Aleut Remediation, LLC

ARS Aleut Remediation, LLC (AAR) is an SBA certified 8(a), Alaskan Native Corporation, Small Disadvantaged Business and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ARS International, LLC.

Established in 2013, AAR specializes in providing environmental remediation and other services to Federal clients and has offices in Port Allen, LA and North Augusta, SC.

About ARS International, LLC

ARS International, LLC (ARS) is an Alaskan Native Corporation, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Aleut Corporation. Since its inception in 1993 ARS has provided services to the U.S DOE, DOD, USACE, and commercial industries in the form of hazardous material remediation, laboratory analysis, and construction/demolition services. For more information please visit our website at www.amrad.com

About The Aleut Corporation

The Aleut Corporation is one of the thirteen regional Native corporations established in 1972 under the terms of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). Operations of The Aleut Corporation and its subsidiaries include Government Contracting, Telecommunications, Environmental Remediation, Fuel Sales, and Real Estate Management. For more information please visit our website at www.aleutcorp.com