March 18, 2010

KIRA's Fort Carson Site Receives SHARP Certification for a Second Time

Congratulations to Mark Bartle, Denise Edwards and the entire Fort Carson team. KIRA has received recognition under OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program for the second time.

KIRA Fort Carson will be exempt from OSHA programmed inspections from March 5, 2010 to March 4, 2012.

Gregory Baxter, Regional Administrator VIII has stated of KIRA Fort Carson"...You have demonstrated your commitment to employee safety and health by maintaining an effective safety

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March 15, 2010

KIRA wins DISA TIM IDIQ contract

KIRA received notice of award today from the General Services Administration on the DISA TIM IDIQ procurement. KIRA responded to a solicitation in which the company may provide facilities maintenance support to the Defense Information Systems Agency throughout the United States.

This solicitation resulted in the selection of four Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract holders; KIRA being one of them. Ten DISA datacenters will eventually fall underneath this solicitation;

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August 21, 2009

KIRA ranks on the 2009 Inc. 5000

Inc. introduced the Inc. 500 list in 1982 to recognize the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States.  Since debuting in 1991 with 100 of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies, then expanding the following year to the Inc. 500 and again in 2007 to the Inc. 5000, the list has severed as evidence of the significant accomplishments of entrepreneurial companies. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, KIRA shares a

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July 28, 2009

KIRA inducted into the Staples Foundation for Learning/ICIC Hall of Fame

KIRA President/CEO, Carlos Garcia accepted the accolade on behalf of KIRA from Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, Barry Johnson. Staples Foundation for Learning is a private foundation that is the charitable arm of Staples, and ICIC is one of its non-profit partners. For the past six years, Staples has helped fund the Inner City 100 list and has contributed nearly $1 million in support to ICIC and the Inner City 100 program.

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July 28, 2009

KIRA ranks in the Top 500

For the fifth year in a row, Hispanic Business Magazine has named KIRA one of the top 500 minority-owned businesses in the United States. KIRA has been moving up the rankings during the past several years and now ranks #89. To be considered for the Top 500, which measures both performance and progress, you must be headquartered in the U.S. and ownership needs to be at least 51% Hispanic U.S. citizen.


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May 20, 2009

KIRA named one of the Inner City 100 for 2009

Today, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) released its 2009 Inner City 100 list, and KIRA is ranked 50 on the list of the fastest growing inner-city companies in America.  Innovative practices and sustained growth are the predominant traits of the 2009 Inner City 100, a ranking of the 100 fastest-growing businesses in inner city communities nationwide.

Now in its 11th year, the Inner City 100 list provides unmatched original data on the fastest growing inner-city businesses

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