Bridgit | July 27, 2021
Bridgit, a leading construction workforce intelligence technology company, and Touchplan, an award-winning collaborative construction planning software platform that digitizes collaboration, planning, tracking, and communication on the job site, announced today an exclusive partnership that will enable construction firms to better manage risk through a data-driven approach to project and workforce management.
Bridgit provides industry-leading workforce intelligence solutions designed from the ground up to meet the specific requirements of the construction industry. Contractors can use Bridgit Bench to develop and retain top talent, make informed bidding and hiring choices, and predict their project pipeline.
Touchplan has been trusted by the world's top building owners, developers, and contractors to optimize costs and deliver over $52 billion in construction project value since 2013. More than 40,000 construction professionals worldwide have used the Touchplan platform to plan and finish work faster, as well as track, analyze, and manage critical jobsite risk factors such as labor efficiency, supply chain and materials management, health and safety, and quality.
Bridgit is a workforce intelligence company that specializes in the construction industry. Bridgit's mission is simple: to assist the construction sector in maximizing profitability by putting people first. Bridgit Workforce Intelligence converts workforce data into actionable insights that guide an organization's strategic and tactical business choices. Bridgit collaborates with industry leaders like Skanska, Balfour Beatty, and Ryan Companies, among others. Bridgit is a privately held company that has raised more than USD 15.7 million in equity investment from investors, including Autodesk, BDC Capital's Women in Technology Venture Fund, EDC, IAF, Salesforce Ventures, Sands Capital Ventures, and StandUp Ventures.
Touchplan is a leading construction planning software that bridges the gap between the office and the field. It aspires to provide approachable, forward-thinking data and analytics solutions that transform construction into a more collaborative, transparent, and flexible process for all parties involved. Touchplan is firm in its stance that learning from data is the key to making the building process more efficient and, as a result, improving people's lives. Touchplan is the privately-owned MOCA Systems, Inc.'s technology solutions division.
Universal Engineering | July 09, 2021
Universal Engineering Sciences, a national engineering and consulting firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections, and environmental consulting, has acquired Geotechnology, Inc., a leading provider of consulting services in applied earth and environmental sciences; exploration; geotechnical engineering; and underground consulting services. With over 300 team members and ten sites across Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas, the Geotechnology family of companies has been a part of thousands of major construction projects.
Ed Alizadeh, a 32-year veteran of the industry, will serve as UES President of the Midwest Division. Pat Donovan will continue to lead Geotechnology, LLC, which provides geotechnical, environmental, and materials testing services. Jim Howe will remain, President of Geotechnology Exploration, LLC, in charge of exploration services in the Midwest Division.
UES is well-positioned to serve the requirements of commercial, residential, and civic customers throughout the country, with almost six decades of expertise and recognition as the leading engineering and consulting firm in the geotechnical engineering space. UES has recently merged with GFA International, Inc., NOVA Geotechnical & Inspection Services, Contour Engineering, Wallace-Kuhl & Associates, Construction Testing & Engineering, SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, P.C., GEOServices, LLC, and McGinley & Associates, making it one of the largest and most resource-rich organizations of its kind in the country.
UES, a privately owned company, is committed to reaching $1 billion in revenue through strategic acquisitions and organic growth. With the acquisition of Geotechnology to the portfolio, UES now has locations in high-growth markets across the South, Midwest, and West.
About Universal Engineering Sciences
Universal Engineering Sciences, based in Orlando, is a fast-growing engineering and consulting firm with over six decades of expertise in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections, and environmental consulting. UES is regarded as an industry pioneer, at the forefront of new technology, best practices, and influential legislation. Public and private clients are served in projects ranging from transportation and healthcare to commercial and education. UES engineers, geologists, certified inspectors, and scientists are unwavering in their commitment to excellence, approaching each project as a chance to develop long-term client relationships.
About Geotechnology, Inc.
Geotechnology offers a wide variety of consulting services in applied earth and environmental sciences, exploration, geotechnical engineering, underground consulting, soils, rock, construction materials testing, non-destructive testing, special inspections, geophysics, and deep foundation testing. We can now provide you building envelope, occupational health and safety, and building code compliance services as well. The Geotechnology family of firms has been involved in thousands of major building projects across the Midwest and is ranked No. 407 in ENR's Top 500 Design Firms. Geotechnology is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, and has offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
Bentley Systems | February 01, 2022
Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, announced the completion of its acquisition of Power Line Systems—a leader in software for the design of overhead electric power transmission lines and their structures—from private equity firm TA Associates for approximately $700 million in cash (for a debt free business and subject to final working capital adjustments).
When announcing its full year 2021 operating results (scheduled for March 1, 2022), Bentley Systems will provide its full‑year 2022 financial outlook, reflecting the inclusion of Power Line Systems.
About Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent’s leading geosciences software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,000 colleagues and generates annual revenues of more than $800 million in 172 countries. www.bentley.com
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