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Thornton Tomasetti launches Operational/Technical Security Services

Thornton Tomasetti established an Operational/Technical Security Services (OTSS) sector to complement its Weidlinger Protective Design practice.

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. rebrands, moves to SoBro

After 62 years of being located in the heart of downtown Nashville, Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc., has relocated to 615 3rd Avenue South in the SoBro area. Concurrently with its move, the professional services firm has rebranded and will now be known as Barge Design Solutions, Inc, effective January 2018.

AMA/DBF marks milestone

Davis, Bowen & Friedel, Inc. (DBF) recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of Andrews, Miller & Associates’ (AMA) addition to the firm. Formed in 1974, AMA was quickly established in the region as a leader in marine and coastal engineering services.

CH2M awards $1 million for endowed professorship to OSU

CH2M made a $1 million gift for one endowed professorship in Oregon State University’s (OSU's) College of Engineering. The endowment honors CH2M's founders and their roots at OSU while investing in the future workforce promoting science, technology, engineering and math education.

RETTEW opens State College, Pa., office

RETTEW opened its sixth office in Pennsylvania. Located in State College, Centre County, the office will serve as a regional hub for staff working in RETTEW’s Energy and Environmental Engineering group.

Thornton Tomasetti opens Houston office, teams with Structures to pursue HUB opportunities

Thornton Tomasetti opened a new office in Houston and created a separate company to support clients’ needs on projects that require Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) participation in Texas. Thornton Tomasetti and Structures, an Austin, Texas-based structural engineering firm, have formed a limited liability company to jointly pursue HUB opportunities across Texas.

Mead & Hunt acquires EMR

Mead & Hunt acquired EMR, an engineering and construction management firm in the food sector.

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger co-founder Werner Gumpertz dies at 99

Werner Gumpertz, co-founder of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), died on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Gumpertz, with Howard Simpson and Frank Heger, established SGH in 1956. He brought to SGH his interests in consulting and teaching, dealing primarily with building materials, systems, and construction.

Getting cooperation for marketing tasks

Every time we marketers have difficulty getting technical staff to participate in proposal development and related activities, we wonder why they don’t seem to...

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