Businesswire | May 10, 2023
Audubon Engineering Company (Audubon), a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), fabrication, and technical services, announced today its assumption of engineering staff members from EXCEL Midstream Solutions, along with an additional office location to support the company’s growth.
As part of Audubon’s long-term growth strategy, the company assumed a group of engineering staff from EXCEL Midstream Solutions, an established midstream services company. Sharpening its focus on construction and maintenance project solutions, EXCEL Midstream elected to transfer its engineering division to Audubon. These engineers, project, and support personnel bring to Audubon decades of combined experience and valuable industry knowledge, along with many ongoing projects that will add to Audubon’s growing customer base.
According to Audubon CEO David Robison: “We are excited to welcome EXCEL Midstream’s engineering group to the Audubon family. We recognize the vital role played by these talented professionals in contributing to our business strategy and project success.
Along with the new engineering personnel, Audubon adds another Houston location at 1250 Wood Branch Park Dr. along the Energy Corridor. This office expands on Audubon’s presence across the greater Houston area, with existing locations on the west, northwest, and south sides of town.
On the office addition, Robison added: “We are pleased to expand the Audubon brand with a fourth location in the Houston metro area. The new office sits in the Energy Corridor and allows convenient access to our employees and clients.”
In recent months, Audubon has responded to significant business growth and industry demand by adding hundreds of engineering, technical, and administrative professionals across the company. The new office joins other locations in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Colorado, California, Mexico, and Colombia.
Founded in 1997, Audubon Engineering Company is a leading provider of integrated engineering, construction, procurement, fabrication, and technical services. Serving the energy, power, utility, industrial, and infrastructure sectors, our end-to-end life-cycle solutions solve our clients' biggest challenges. Leveraging technology, ingenuity, and experience, we deliver outstanding project outcomes for a better tomorrow. For more information, visit auduboncompanies.com/.
About EXCEL Midstream Solutions
EXCEL Midstream Solutions is a services provider offering project solutions to midstream energy sector clients for new capital, rehabilitation, relocation, and expansion projects. We provide an extensive service offering for both regulated and non-regulated pipeline and facility projects. For more information, visit excelmidstream.com/.
ENGINEERING TECH, CONSTRUCTION
Prnewswire | May 05, 2023
CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA), an innovative engineering design, consulting, and project management firm, announced today it has acquired Javan Engineering, a full-service engineering firm serving the industrial, chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, and university markets. Javan Engineering is based in greater Philadelphia, PA, with 200 employees. Javan's core engineering services include process, electrical, instrumentation & controls, automation reliability, process safety management (PSM), asset management, equipment maintenance, and project management services. The firm has offices in Fort Washington and Lansdale, PA, as well as Raleigh, NC.
"Javan Engineering is a significant and exciting addition that provides an expanded platform for CHA to offer best-in-class multi-discipline engineering services, project management and asset management capabilities, positioning us for strategic growth in key advanced manufacturing markets," said Jim Stephenson, CEO of CHA Holdings. "The Javan team brings unique breadth and depth in life sciences/pharmaceuticals, biotech, chemical, and other industrial/specialized manufacturing facilities. CHA has similar existing clients who will benefit tremendously from these expanded capabilities. With increasing investment and demand for domestic manufacturing and continued growth in pharma, life sciences and semiconductors, we see great opportunities to serve our clients and to be a leader in this market."
Javan Engineering CEO Moses Javan said, "We are passionate about our work and differentiate ourselves with deep expertise, while being responsive to our clients' needs. Our growth and performance have excelled because of our long-tenured-trusted relationships with blue-chip clients. CHA is a great cultural and strategic fit for Javan. The long history of exceptional client retention, service, and innovation, makes the joining of our firms a natural match, benefiting both our clients and employees. We have significant opportunities ahead as we expand our offerings with the collaboration of our two talented teams. We are very much looking forward to continuing to serve our clients safely and with the greater capabilities of our two firms."
The addition of Javan Engineering brings CHA's staff count to over 1,700 in 50 offices from Canada to Florida to the Midwest. Javan Engineering will be rebranded as Javan Engineering, A CHA Company, effective immediately. Morrissey-Goodale initiated this transaction and served as Javan's M&A advisor.
About CHA Consulting, Inc.
CHA Consulting, Inc. is an innovative, full-service engineering design, consulting, and project management firm providing a wide range of technology-enhanced services to public, private, and institutional clients. The Company is focused on delivering sustainable, integrated solutions to the world's most challenging infrastructure and facilities projects across utilities, transportation, water, and other critical commercial and industrial end-markets. Headquartered in Albany, NY, the Company has established a national footprint with 50 offices and ~1,700 employees. CHA was ranked the 69th largest engineering firm in the U.S. in 2023 by Engineering News-Record. For more information, please visit www.chacompanies.com.
About Javan Engineering
Javan Engineering is a full-service engineering consulting firm based in Fort Washington, PA, serving a highly regarded roster of clients in the industrial, chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, and university markets. The Javan team blends the expertise of vigilant project managers, engineers, construction experts, compliance and safety experts, and procurement specialists. For more information, please visit www.JavanEngineering.com.
Businesswire | April 24, 2023
Topcon Positioning Systems introduces Digital Layout, a simple, easy-to-use building construction software to enable more contractors to adopt a digital layout workflow for increased efficiency, accuracy, and productivity. The software is designed to provide a distinct competitive advantage in the fast-paced building construction industry for general contractors, concrete contractors, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contractors, steel erectors, fire suppression companies and more. Designed to help both first-time and experienced users of digital layout technology, this cost-efficient building construction field software works in combination with a 3D laser — the Topcon LN — or a Topcon GT robotic total station, providing a step-by-step guide to streamline routines and workflows.
“With today’s job site challenges, contractors need the best and easiest way to perform layout. Topcon provides that with this software dedicated to building construction applications,” said Ray Kerwin, director of global product planning for Topcon. “It is intended as a valuable tool benefitting a wide variety of trades and professionals with varying technology skills — user-friendly for all building construction users,” he said.
“Many still perform layout using the traditional methods of string and tape or rotating lasers and they are comfortable with the tools they are familiar with. For those taking the step to using Topcon’s unique 3D laser, they will see that it is an easy transition and one that could now allow one person to complete the layout work that in the past took two or three people to accomplish. For those new, or skilled in the use of robotic total stations, they will see efficiency in the intuitive functionality of Digital Layout. Increased productivity results in increased profitability, ultimately helping offset labor shortages and minimize the training time for new workers.”
Additionally, the software can be used with the Point Manager plug-in for Autodesk Revit or AutoCAD to create point files in the office and seamlessly transfer as-built data back to a contractor’s design software. It is compatible with 2D, 3D and BIM workflows, and is supported by Microsoft Windows and Android operating systems. Users can easily generate real-time PDF reports to summarize work progress for stakeholders. Topcon MAGNET Enterprise web service is also included, enabling users to easily share data between the office and field.
About Topcon Positioning Group
Topcon Positioning Group, always one step ahead in technology and customer benefits, is an industry leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of precision measurement and workflow solutions for the global construction, geospatial and agriculture markets. Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, U.S. (topconpositioning.com, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook). Its European head office is in Capelle a/d IJssel, the Netherlands. Topcon Corporation (topcon.com), founded in 1932, is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).
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