A Nevada corporation and NSBDC-WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise) Certified business, EMI is an esteemed 33 yr family-owned and operated insulation company. Experts in the installation of Energy-Efficient commercial, mechanical and industrial insulation, ‘Firestop’, and ‘Grease Duct Wrap’ fire retardant systems. EMI originally opened in June 1985 in Carson City, Nevada. See: Services
Founder, Kenneth Hooks and his wife Emilia, a beloved Carson City family moved the company to Las Vegas to take advantage of the building boom in 1992. A culture of excellence in quality work and fair pricing has continued with son Bill Hooks, General Manager and EMI’s next generation who continue to utilize the highest rated products and materials available in the industry in EMI’s installations of Energy-Efficient Insulation and FM 4991 Approved Firestop Systems. See: Products
The ‘Next Generation EMI’ has Bill Hooks, General Manager at the helm, guiding a team of industry-recognized quality mechanics and journeyman insulators, supported by a management team with well over 50 years of cumulative industry experience. The next generation of managers include Andrew ‘A.J.’ Wiest, Project Manager and architect of EMI’s Firestop Division, whose growth is rivaling the output of EMI’s core, Mechanical Insulation Division. UNLV graduate Christoper Hooks recently joined the family business and management team as its new Safety Mgr and Assistant to the General Manager.
That efficient team coupled with ownership’s dedicated commitment to providing the resources to build a ‘certified Firestopping division’ has resulting in EMI’s exponential growth. EMI is an FM 4991 Certified Firestop Contractor. The management team’s quality is surpassed only by its superlative application of time management that’s designed to keep projects on-budget and contribute to the overall on-schedule completions and successful launches of major commercial and industrial projects throughout the State of Nevada. EMI has offices in Las Vegas and Reno, NV. See: Contact
Emilia Hooks continues as company’s President and oversees corporate administrative functions. The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country.
WBENC is also the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s E-corporations. For more information please visit www.wbenc.org