Facilities solutions provider, ABM UK, has announced an agreement with electric vehicle (EV) network, ChargePoint, granting it the rights to distribute, install and maintain ChargePoint charging solutions throughout the UK.
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.
With a European headquarters in Amsterdam, ChargePoint offers more than 42,000 places to charge in operation 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.
“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.”