HORNE INTERNATIONAL INC.

HORNE INTERNATIONAL INC.

Previous company name
SPECTRUM SCIENCES & SOFTWARE HOLDINGS CORP.
Name change date
8/31/2006
Company Overview
Horne International, Inc., with headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, is a business enterprise that provides technical engineering and technology solutions in the areas of defense and homeland security, environment and energy, and transportation. Serving both government institutions and commercial customers, Horne is helping advance some of today’s foremost agendas, including winning the war on terrorism, strengthening national security, and fostering environmental sustainability. Formerly known as Spectrum Sciences & Software Holdings Corp., a small public company traded over-the-counter since 2003, the company merged with Horne Engineering Services (founded in 1990) in 2005. The company was renamed in 2006 as Horne International.
Horne International has amassed extensive domain expertise and has become a preferred vendor serving three key markets: defense & homeland security, environment & energy, and transportation. The company’s core capabilities for defense & homeland security include: chemical weapon demilitarization, ordnance clearance, chemical/biological/radiological/explosive detection and decontamination, military base defense and operations, weapon container manufacturing, munitions equipment manufacturing, aircraft maintenance, security systems and infrastructure, and facility operations and maintenance. Horne International’s services in the environment and energy sector cover a wide spectrum, ranging from testing and implementing new and innovative coastal and waterway restoration and remediation techniques to testing for hazardous substances-such as asbestos, lead-based paint, PCBs, and anthrax to providing environmental compliance support to defense and civilian agencies.
With employees working throughout the United States and overseas, Horne International operates through three business units – Horne Engineering Services, LLC; Spectrum Sciences & Software, Inc.; and Coast Engine & Equipment Company, Inc. – as well as UCH Engineering Limited for international ventures. Horne Engineering Services, LLC, the company’s engineering services business unit, has extensive experience in Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security programs such as missile defense, chemical demilitarization, base security, national border security, and a variety of federal construction program integration, management, and quality assurance efforts. Core competencies include engineering, occupational safety and health, environmental sciences, acquisition and procurement, and information technology. This business unit is collocated with the company’s corporate offices in Fairfax, Virginia.
Spectrum Sciences & Software, Inc., the company’s manufacturing business unit located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, provides expertise in the area of national defense, with core capabilities in the design and manufacture of aircraft and munitions support equipment. Coast Engine and Equipment Company, Inc. (CEECO), Horne International’s marine business unit that is located near Cape Canaveral, Florida, provides specialized fabrication and maintenance services for ships and maritime navigation systems for U.S. ports and waterways, as well as for industrial customers.
The company’s major customers include the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Energy, Department of Agriculture and General Services Administration. Other major customers include Alliant Technologies, Boeing, Congoleum Corporation, Disney Cruise Lines and Rinker Materials. Horne International also works in partnership with Bechtel National, Inc., Battelle Memorial Institute, Staubach Company, AIC World Services, DLA-Columbus, Eagle Electric, Enviance, Environmental Management Inc. (EMI), Environmental Resource Management (ERM), Ingersol-Rand and NCI Information Services, Inc.
Business Summary
Horne International, Inc. is a technology and technical engineering solutions company focused on two primary target markets, environment, energy and their inter-relationship to critical infrastructure. The Company’s service areas encompass program engineering, technology, environment, safety and health, acquisition services, public outreach, and business process engineering to both commercial customers and to the United States Government. The Company has a single operating segment: Services. This segment is predominantly focused in the United States defense markets, although some commercial work is performed. The Company provides a variety of services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Horne Engineering Services, LLC.
Description and history
Horne International, Inc., incorporated in August 1998, is a technology and technical engineering solutions company focused on two primary target markets, environment, energy and their inter-relationship to critical infrastructure. The Company’s service areas encompass program engineering, technology, environment, safety and health, acquisition services, public outreach, and business process engineering to both commercial customers and to the United States Government. The Company has a single operating segment: Services. This segment is predominantly focused in the United States defense markets, although some commercial work is performed.

The Services segment focuses on providing technology and technical engineering, to include security, energy and the environment. The Company’s primary customer in this segment is the United States Government, with specific focus within the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense and Transportation. This is a services-based segment. This segment is primarily based out of the Company’s Fairfax, Virginia, headquarters. The Company provides a variety of services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Horne Engineering Services, LLC. The provision of such services is largely dependent on the amount of United States Government contracting in the areas of homeland security, environmental management and infrastructure reconstruction. Its United States Government contract types may include fixed-price contracts, cost reimbursable contracts (including cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-plus-award fee and cost-plus-incentive fee), and time and materials contracts.

Merged with Horne Engineering Services

Business Line
A business enterprise that provides technical engineering and technology solutions in the areas of defense and homeland security, environment and energy, and transportation
Subsidiary
COAST ENGINE & EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
Advisor
STEGMAN & COMPANY
IPO date
12/5/2003
US SIC Code
8711
Company Address
Suite 300
2677, Prosperity Avenue
City province or state postal code
22031, FAIRFAX, VA
Phone: +1 703 641 1100
Fax: +1 703 641 0440
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.horne.com