Businesswire | April 21, 2023
Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc. (“Pape-Dawson”) announced today the formation of a strategic partnership with Palm Beach Capital (“PBC”). The partnership will provide growth capital to continue Pape-Dawson’s expansion within Texas and across the United States.
Pape-Dawson Engineers will continue as the majority owner leading the operations of the business post-close.
“Given Palm Beach Capital’s extensive experience aligning with well-respected firms in the industry, we look forward to partnering with them as we expand into a national engineering firm with a broader mix of high-quality service offerings," said Pape-Dawson President, Gene Dawson, P.E.
“Our core operational philosophy is centered around our culture, our employees, and our communities,” said Pape-Dawson CEO, Sam Dawson, P.E. “As we expand, we will be looking to partner with engineering firms that share these values and a steadfast commitment to excellence.”
“Pape-Dawson is an established and respected leader in the industry with best-in-class civil engineers and led by an excellent management team. They have leading market positions, and there are tremendous opportunities for geographic expansion across the U.S. We are thrilled to partner with the Dawson family and the entire Pape-Dawson team to support them in this next phase of growth,” said Nate Ward, Palm Beach Capital Co-founder & Managing Partner.
About Pape-Dawson Engineers
Pape-Dawson Engineers is a leading civil engineering firm in Texas, helping to build stronger communities across the state. Since opening its doors more than 57 years ago, Pape-Dawson has delivered thousands of public and private sector projects throughout Texas providing land development, transportation, water resources, hydrology/hydraulics, surveying, environmental, and GIS services. Pape-Dawson is headquartered in San Antonio with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, Corpus Christi, and New Braunfels.
About Palm Beach Capital
Founded in 2001, Palm Beach Capital is a middle market private equity investment firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida. Currently investing out of its sixth committed fund, the firm focuses on high growth investment opportunities and partners with management teams in management buyouts, recapitalizations and growth equity investments. Since its inception, Palm Beach Capital has made investments in 55 portfolio companies, with a focus on engineering, business services, healthcare, and transportation and logistics sectors.
DESIGN, ENGINEERING TECH
Prnewswire | April 03, 2023
As the Federal Sustainability Plan grows more ambitious and major cities declare aggressive carbon-neutral pledges, LEO A DALY leads the way in innovating award-winning sustainable design across the federal and public market sector.
The global architecture and engineering firm was named the 2022-2023 SAME Grand Design Award recipient for the General John W. Vessey Readiness Center, which serves as the Minnesota Army National Guard Division Headquarters. Representing the highest honor for a project designed for a SAME partner agency worldwide, the award recognizes the center as one of the decade's best works of federal architecture. The high-performing, LEED Gold Certified facility was designed to meet rigorous sustainability standards, established with the U.S. Army and Department of Defense, facilitate mission accomplishment and maintain cost effectiveness. Achievements include:
Preserving the natural environment and habitat through an integrated system of building and site features that align with IPCC recommendations Reducing energy costs by 51%, with 14% of total costs offset by on-site renewable energy Enhancing the human experience with interiors designed for flexibility, connection and wellbeing
"It's always our goal to put people and planet first," said LEO A DALY President Steven A. Lichtenberger, AIA. "We partner with clients to find innovative solutions that add value while advancing environmental stewardship. Together, we make breakthroughs every day."
Another testament to the firm's dedication to sustainability is 20 Mass, opening in June 2023 and slated to be LEED Gold. Located in Capitol Hill, this mixed-use facility advances green, health-oriented, tech-forward design. Features include advanced air purification systems, 10-story natural-light atriums and public Wi-Fi.
"Embodying our firm's commitment to AIA 2030, AIA Materials Pledge and SE 2050, the 20 Mass building is designed to minimize emissions while maximizing energy efficiency and wellbeing," said Irena Savakova, RIBA, global design principal at LEO A DALY.
About LEO A DALY
LEO A DALY is a leader in holistic, high-performance design, specializing in planning, architecture, engineering and interior design. Since 1915, the firm's unyielding focus on design excellence has resulted in exceptional spaces that enhance and enrich the human experience. The firm's award-winning, diverse portfolio includes projects in a wide range of markets in more than 91 countries, all 50 US states and the District of Columbia.
Globenewswire | May 03, 2023
Cansel, a leading technology solutions provider for industries including engineering, surveying, construction, and utilities, today announced a partnership with GeoCue, a global provider of 3D LiDAR imaging sensors and geospatial software. (mdGroup is the parent company of GeoCue.)
Now as a distributor of GeoCue, Cansel will offer the full product line of TrueView LiDAR 3D imaging sensors and LP360 processing software throughout Canada. TrueView is an innovative drone LiDAR and photogrammetry solution integrated into lightweight payloads, allowing for fast, easily automated generation of true 3D colourized point clouds, oblique imagery, and orthophotos from a single drone flight. LP360 is an advanced desktop LIDAR software package that makes easy work of extracting information and generating deliverables in an intuitive GIS environment.
“Cansel is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality, leading-edge technology,” said Martin Trudelle, Cansel’s CEO and President. “That is why we’ve partnered with GeoCue, a company that shares our commitment to excellence. We know that our customers can trust that GeoCue’s products and software meet our rigorous standards, and we’re confident that this partnership will help us exceed their expectations.”
According to Vincent Legrand, Vice President, Global Sales at GeoCue, his company builds partnerships with distributors who have high standards of excellence. “With Cansel's proven track record in technology solutions, we can both maintain our focus on innovation and growth while achieving superior results for our valued customers."
Mike Hogan, Cansel’s 3D Reality Capture Segment Manager, leads the charge of helping clients capture, transform, and manage data. “The products and software available from GeoCue are a very good fit for our surveying customers,” Hogan said. “Together with the support of our professional services team, we’ll help our customers onboard these products, add them into their workflows, and employ these tools to grow their business.”
Kris Kelly, the GeoCue regional sales manager for Canada, is excited about the opportunity to grow the TrueView and LP360 footprint throughout Canada and California. “Cansel’s team of geospatial professionals has years of surveying and engineering experience,” said Kelly. “They also have a deep understanding of the applications for GeoCue’s LiDAR technology and software. This makes them an ideal partner to reach new customers and meet their geospatial needs.”
More information about the TrueView product line and LP360 software is now available on the Cansel website. Cansel is also a Gold sponsor for this year’s LiDAR CANEX, a virtual B2B event matching reality capture lidar vendors with practicing 3D professionals from Canada and beyond. TrueView products GeoCue will be featured in presentations and workshops for the event on April 25th and 26th.
Cansel helps clients capture, transform, and manage data leading to increased field-to-finish efficiency and profitability. For over 50 years, Cansel has provided field technology solutions for industry professionals in the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, utilities, forestry, and government sectors. The company is headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Canada.
GeoCue brings geospatial experts the absolute best in drone surveying equipment, geospatial software, workflow, training, and support for high-accuracy LiDAR and drone mapping to help civil engineering and surveying professionals achieve successful data collection, processing, and management.
With TrueView drone LiDAR/Imaging sensors and LP360 point cloud data processing software, GeoCue is the leader in LiDAR mapping processing in North America able to meet customers where they are in terms of technology adoption, budget, and resources.