Design-Build Institute of America Recognizes SAIC's Benham Subsidiary With 2009 National Excellence Award
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Design-Build Institute of America Recognizes SAIC's Benham Subsidiary With 2009 National Excellence Award

Company Honored for Design of Boral Bricks Manufacturing Plant

MCLEAN, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced that its wholly owned design-build subsidiary Benham has received the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) 2009 National Excellence Award for the design and construction of the Boral Bricks manufacturing plant in Terre Haute, Ind.

Boral is the largest manufacturer of and distributor of clay brick in the United States, and the 295,000-square-foot Indiana plant is the largest brick manufacturing facility in the U.S. DBIA is an association of leaders in the design and construction industry utilizing design-build and integrated project delivery methods to achieve high performance projects. The award was presented at the DBIA's 2009 Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C.

"DBIA's recognition and the fact that we were able to achieve LEED(R) Silver Certification for the largest brick plant in the United States are testaments to our project team's commitment to excellence and innovation, SAIC's corporate commitment to a sustainable future, and the strong creative business relationship between Boral and Benham," said J.T. Grumski, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the nation's leading program for the certification of green buildings.

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500((R) )scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 45,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2009. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions((R))

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