ENGlobal Earns National Safety Award from Associated Builders and Contractors

Houston, TX, June 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ENGlobal Corporation (NASDAQ: ENG), a leading provider of energy-related project delivery solutions, announced today that it was awarded a National Safety Excellence Merit Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).  ENGlobal representatives recently received the award during the annual Excellence in Construction awards celebration.

The 2011 National Safety Excellence Award winners were selected from ABC member firms that achieved Diamond and Platinum status in ABC's Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program. During the selection process, national safety winners were judged on self-evaluation scores, lost workday case rates, total recordable rates, and interviews conducted by members of ABC's National Environment, Health & Safety Committee.

"ABC is proud to honor ENGlobal with a National Safety Excellence Award for demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to safety and outstanding safety performance," said Michael D. Bellaman, ABC President and Chief Executive Officer.  ENGlobal has truly shown a dedication to becoming one of the leaders for the industry by striving to create the safest work environment possible for its employees." 

"We are pleased to accept this award from the Associated Builders and Contractors," said ENGlobal's President and Chief Executive Officer, Edward L. Pagano. "Safety is an ENGlobal Core Value that empowers our employees to intervene when they observe an unsafe situation or behavior.  We believe this award recognizes the hard work and safety excellence of our employees as well as our commitment to ENGlobal's ZERO IMPACT philosophy."

About ENGlobal Corporation

ENGlobal (NASDAQ: ENG), founded in 1985, is a provider of engineering and related project services principally to the energy sector throughout the United States and internationally.  ENGlobal provides consulting services relating to the development, management and execution of projects requiring professional Engineering and Construction management, including mechanical integrity, in-plant support, quality assurance and plant asset management.  ENGlobal's Automation segment provides services related to the design, fabrication & implementation of process distributed control and analyzer systems, advanced automation, and related information technology services. Our Field Solutions services include project management and staffing for right-of-way and site acquisition, inspection, permitting, regulatory, and legislative outreach.  ENGlobal has approximately 2,000 employees in 11 offices and 9 cities.  Further information about the Company and its businesses is available at www.ENGlobal.com.

About Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 74 chapters representing 22,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. Visit us at www.abc.org.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements

Certain matters discussed in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws and are subject to risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to; (1) the Company's ability to achieve its business strategy while effectively managing costs and expenses; (2) the Company's ability to successfully and profitably integrate acquisitions; and (3) the successful financial performance of each business unit.  Actual results and the timing of certain events could differ materially from those projected in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements due to a number of factors detailed from time to time in ENGlobal's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  In addition, reference is hereby made to cautionary statements set forth in the Company's most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q, and other SEC filings.  Also, the information contained in this press release is subject to the risk factors identified in the Company's most recent Form 10-K.

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