Ellsworth Construction | January 11, 2022
Ellsworth Construction (“Ellsworth”), a total site infrastructure construction solutions company, announced that it has acquired A-Tech Paving (“A-Tech”), a premier infrastructure construction company based in Oklahoma City. Like Ellsworth, A-Tech provides a total site solution including asphalt, concrete, earthwork, utilities and pavement maintenance services. With this acquisition“We are very excited to bring A-Tech under the family of Ellsworth Construction companies,” said William Pedranti, Chief Executive Officer of Ellsworth. “The synergy between our two businesses is strong: both long-time family run companies with a rich traditional of providing quality services in our respective markets. We are also excited about the growth potential in the Oklahoma City market which we can capitalize on with this acquisition.”
“A-Tech Paving and Ellsworth Construction are both family run businesses with similar histories and built on the same core values, Ellsworth is the right company to continue to build on the legacy that my family built in starting and running A-Tech over the past 33 years. I am excited to see the growth and continued success of Ellsworth in supporting infrastructure development in Oklahoma.”
-Jay Doyle, owner of A-Tech Paving.
The combination of the two firms creates one of the leading civil infrastructure companies in the State of Oklahoma with plans to expand into Kansas, Arkansas and northern Texas.
About Ellsworth Construction
Robert “Bob” Ellsworth started Ellsworth Construction in Northeastern Oklahoma in 1974. Beginning as a paving and sealcoating company, our specialties have expanded to meet our clients’ growing needs over the years—allowing us to become a total site solution offering asphalt, concrete, earthwork, utilities, trucking and pavement maintenance services. Over the past forty-five plus years in service, we’ve been focused on two things: (i) the happiness of our employees, and (ii) delivering the highest-quality and lowest-stress road construction project services for our clients.
Carlisle Construction Materials | April 22, 2021
The monetary resurgence proceeds in Missouri with new speculations from organizations across a few enterprises. Carlisle Construction Materials LLC (CCM) is the furthest down the line organization to report intends to grow with another office in the state. The maker declared today that it is contributing $62 million and making 100 new openings at another 455,000 square foot creation and assembling office in Sikeston, Missouri.
"We're energized that Carlisle Construction Materials is proceeding to develop its tasks in our state," Governor Mike Parson said. "This venture and the subsequent new openings will help support business and financial improvement in the area both now and later on – a significant success for Sikeston and all of Southeast Missouri."
The organization is a broadened producer and provider of premium structure items and related advancements for the business and private development markets. The new office in Missouri will be its 50th area from one side of the country to the other.
"The new polyiso office adds to our industry driving abilities and addresses the organization's continuous obligation to conveying a-list client experience," Nick Shears, President of CCM, said. "It is deliberately situated to more readily serve the focal U.S. what's more, will bring about improved assistance for CCM clients around there. The creation of energy-saving protection and decrease of transportation paths are both critical to Carlisle's ESG administrative role."
The organization chose Missouri because of its focal area, which will help diminish lead times as provincial interest keeps on developing for development materials. The state's labor force, the minimal effort of working together, and local area support additionally pulled in the new venture.
"Congrats to Carlisle Construction Materials on this new extension," Missouri Director of Economic Development Rob Dixon said. "They proceeded with speculation from this organization in our state shows the development potential for all organizations in Missouri. The great positions made through this venture will enormously affect Sikeston and the encompassing region."
"Our people group is eager to invite Carlisle Construction Materials to Sikeston, Missouri," Mayor Steven Burch said. "Financial improvement is a group activity, and that was particularly evident with this undertaking. I'm pleased with the associations between the nearby, local, and state pioneers, including BNSF Railway, that assisted us with carrying this remarkable organization to Sikeston. We are anticipating watching them develop here for quite a long time to come."
The organization intends to start development in the late spring of 2021. They join a developing rundown of organizations that have as of late reported designs to open new offices in Missouri, including Accenture Federal Services, Chewy, Inc., and Melaleuca, Inc. In only the previous year, Missouri Partnership has joined forces with networks across the state to help draw in organizations in assembling, circulation and coordinations, monetary and proficient administrations, and food arrangements adding up to more than $286 million in the capital venture.
Universal Engineering Sciences & GSI Engineering | December 08, 2021
Universal Engineering Sciences® (UES), a national leading engineering and consulting company specializing in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consulting, has acquired GSI Engineering (GSI), an environmental, geotechnical, drilling and materials testing firm based in Wichita, Kansas, with additional offices in Topeka and Kansas City as well as Grand Island, Nebraska. GSI's 70-person team serves commercial, institutional, and municipal market clients throughout Kansas and Nebraska as well as Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Significant recent projects include a 1-million square foot Amazon ICT2 warehouse, Schwan Food Company Facility Expansion, Property Redevelopment and Remediation of Crete Carriers property, and the design, construction, and consolidation of smelter waste at an orphan site for the State of Kansas.
GSI joins Geotechnology in the Midwest Division of UES, led by Ed Alizadeh, PE, JD, who will continue serving as both President of the Midwest Division and CEO of Geotechnology. "GSI is a well-run organization, with great people, environmental capabilities, client relationships, and geographically desirable locations," said Ed Alizadeh. "Their highly capable staff complements our team, and together we will achieve our goals to continue to significantly grow the Midwest Division of UES."
GSI Engineering President Chuck Brewer, a Principal Geologist with more than 35 years of industry experience, will continue in his role as President of GSI, reporting to Ed Alizadeh. GSI's existing leadership team will also continue in their roles.
"By joining Universal Engineering Sciences, we now have the ability to serve our existing clients with even greater capabilities as well as new clients across the United States,We are excited to join Geotechnology and UES in their pursuit of growth in the Midwest while continuing to grow our market share in Kansas and Nebraska. The expansion opportunities ahead are numerous, and the ability to further our reach allows us to serve our clients at the highest level, while providing challenging and rewarding career paths for our people."
-GSI Engineering President Chuck Brewer, a Principal Geologist
With nearly six decades of experience and recognition as the premier engineering and consulting firm in the geotechnical engineering space, UES is well-positioned to serve the needs of commercial, residential, and civic customers across the country. Mergers with GFA International, Inc., NOVA Geotechnical & Inspection Services, Contour Engineering, Wallace-Kuhl & Associates, Construction Testing & Engineering, SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, P.C., GEOServices, LLC, McGinley & Associates, Geotechnology, Inc., Alpha Testing, and now GSI Engineering, have made the Universal Engineering Sciences one of the largest, most resource-rich organizations of its kind nationwide.
About GSI Engineering
GSI Engineering was first established in 1973 as a professional geotechnical engineering firm in Omaha, Nebraska. Today headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, GSI continues to provide site-specific geotechnical solutions and has expanded the service line to include environmental and EHS site services. Additional offices include Topeka, Kansas City, and Grand Island, Nebraska. GSI also serves clients in Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Clients include owners of, and consultants to, the commercial, institutional, and municipal market sectors. For more information, please visit gsinetwork.com.
About Geotechnology, Inc.
Geotechnology provides a comprehensive range of consulting services in applied earth and environmental sciences; exploration; geotechnical engineering; underground consulting services; soils, rock, and construction materials testing; non-destructive testing; special inspections; geophysics and deep foundation testing. They also provide building envelope, occupational health and safety, and building code compliance services. The Geotechnology family of firms has been part of thousands of major construction projects in the Midwest regions and is ranked No. 407 in ENR's Top 500 Design Firms. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Geotechnology has offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. For more information, please visit geotechnology.com.
About Universal Engineering Sciences
Universal Engineering Sciences, headquartered in Orlando, is a privately held, rapidly growing engineering and consulting firm with nearly six decades of experience in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consulting. UES is considered a pioneer of the industry and stands at the forefront of emerging technology, best practices, and influential legislature. Projects include both public and private clients, ranging from transportation and healthcare to commercial and education. UES engineers, geologists, certified inspectors, and scientists offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project as an opportunity to cultivate enduring relationships with clients. BDT Capital Partners is the primary investor in the company.
UES has made a commitment to growing through strategic acquisition and organic growth. With the addition of GSI to the portfolio, UES' presence includes locations throughout the high growth markets in the South, Midwest and West, including Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina, Metro DC, California, Utah, Nevada, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
UES was named number one on the Zweig Group Hot Firm List which honors the fastest-growing firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, environmental and construction (AEC) industry. With nearly 3,100 professionals across 67 branches in nearly 20 states nationwide, UES consults on projects of all sizes to help deliver needed infrastructure and build safe and successful communities. For more information, please visit universalengineering.com or follow UES on Social Media.