AMECO, One Equity Partners | June 11, 2021
AMECO, one ofNorth America'sleading construction and maintenance field services planning and management companies, was recently spun off by its parent company, Fluor Corporation. The company, which is headquartered inGreenville, S.C, with field operations throughoutthe United StatesandCanada, was purchased by middle market private equity firm One Equity Partners (OEP) for$73 million.
For more than 70 years, AMECO has managed and provided indirect products and services, including equipment, scaffolding, tools, consumable supplies and fleet management for capital construction, facility operations and maintenance projects on a global scale. Taking an integrated and collaborative approach to project management, AMECO is the premier company providing complete, packaged solutions to the industry. As an independent organization, AMECO will bring its world-class expertise to bear for a larger range of customers throughoutthe United StatesandCanadato enhance efficiency, increase craft productivity, streamline billing and supply chain management and reduce costs for large projects and ongoing maintenance needs.
AMECO has assembled a strong senior management team comprised of long-tenured construction and maintenance executives, including many former and present AMECO team members, to lead the organization.Gary Bernardez, who led AMECO from 2001-2012, will serve as chief executive officer.
As a field services company, AMECO delivers unique solutions for efficient planning and management of indirect construction products and services throughout the project life cycle to the construction and maintenance markets in the U.S. andCanada. Headquartered inGreenville, S.C., AMECO serves owners and contractors on capital construction projects and in ongoing facility operations with an emphasis on energy, chemicals, mining, biotech, manufacturing and infrastructure end markets.
About One EquityPartners
One Equity Partners (OEP) is a middle-market private equity firm focused on the industrial, healthcare, and technology sectors inNorth AmericaandEurope. The firm builds market-leading companies by identifying and executing transformative business combinations. OEP is a trusted partner with a differentiated investment process, a broad and senior team, and an established track record generating long-term value for its partners. Since 2001, the firm has completed more than 300 transactions worldwide. OEP, founded in 2001, spun out of JP Morgan in 2015.
Lochner | March 01, 2022
H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner) and London Bridge Associates Ltd (LBA), along with the extended London Bridge Consultant Network (LBCN), have entered into a strategic partnership that will provide consulting, advisory and architect-engineer services targeting major crossings, bridges, tunnels, and other significant underground infrastructure. The partnership brings the resources and expertise of LBA and LBCN to the growing infrastructure landscape in the United States.
Headquartered in London, UK, LBA is among the world's foremost construction consultancies for tunnelling, underground works and heavy civil engineering construction. The company provides a range of services from feasibility studies, construction planning and management, constructability reviews, and handover and assurance to cost planning and project management. LBA's team consists of construction managers, construction planners, engineers, geologists, surveyors, design managers, assurance managers, commercial managers, and health and safety managers, all with extensive experience in underground construction, heavy civil and multi-disciplinary engineering works.
"Partnering with Lochner was an ideal match as we expand our expertise into the United States, The partnership will allow our continued growth while maintaining our mission to deliver value to clients."
-Bob Ibell, founding member and Director at LBA
LBCN, a conglomerate of experienced major crossings practitioners, including tunneling and signature bridge experts, embodies a fresh approach to providing specialist advisory services. Bound together with a purpose of sharing their knowledge and experience, LBCN provides clients with expert response to infrastructure and engineering issues, with a focus on cost, risk management and delivery excellence. Transport modes include railways, metros, and highway projects or programs, as well as the disciplines of logistics, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical, and track and rolling stock.
"There is tremendous excitement surrounding our strategic partnership with London Bridge Associates and the London Bridge Consulting Network which will deepen Lochner's resources and services for our clients, We look forward to the knowledge sharing, collaboration and new infrastructure opportunities this partnership will bring."
-Terry Ruhl, Lochner Chairman and CEO.
A multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm headquartered in in Chicago, IL, provides planning, environmental, design, construction engineering and inspection and right of way services for surface transportation, rail, transit, and aviation clients across the United States.
Autodesk | September 23, 2020
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced it has launched a new model coordination workflow between two of its flagship products, Navisworks and BIM 360 Model Coordination, both of which are widely used by architects, engineers and construction teams. The new integration further strengthens Autodesk Construction Cloud by enabling construction teams to manage the entire model coordination workflow including clash detection and issues management in a common data environment from within a single solution. Customers can now take advantage of both Navisworks and BIM 360 Model Coordination's best-in-class capabilities to improve the quality of construction documents, save time, decrease schedule risk and reduce rework. Before a construction project breaks ground, Navisworks empowers general contractors to identify and resolve clash and constructability issues, and BIM 360 Model Coordination enables design and trade partners to create, track and self-check issues that arise during the model coordination process. Now, users can automate clash detection in BIM 360 Model Coordination, as well as create and assign issues from either Navisworks or BIM 360. This new workflow enhances existing coordination workflows for Navisworks users and empowers BIM 360 Model Coordination users to do more specific clash detection and analysis in Navisworks.