UK: Leading facilities management company, Arcus, has been awarded a seven-year national contract to deliver mechanical and electrical services to Sainsbury’s.

The FM services that Arcus already provides to the supermarket giant will be extended to the retailers entire supermarket estate of more than 600 stores and include the provision of refrigeration services.

Arcus has been working with Sainsbury’s since 2009, with its current contract in place until 2026.

“This contract win is an important milestone for our growth, creating a truly national M&E service alongside our existing lighting, drainage and building fabric footprint and it creates around 100 new jobs in Arcus,” said CEO Chris Green.

Danny Malyon at Sainsbury’s, added: “The award of this new seven-year contract is the result of a strong partnership ethos.We have great confidence in Arcus as a forward-thinking and inventive partner, delivering unrivalled service.It is also a critical part of our strategy to become a leader in the use of technology/IOT in FM.”