Clive, Iowa — McClure Engineering Company (MEC) of Clive, Iowa, signed a definitive agreement to merge with JFSCO Engineering of Red Oak, Iowa, further adding to its established full-service engineering services. Merging with JFSCO offers MEC the opportunity to add rail design and terminal transloading facility design work to its services, expand its survey scanning and aviation expertise and adds resources into the southwest Iowa marketplace, further completing the company’s Iowa presence. This merger reinforces its strategic goals as a leading provider of civil and structural engineering services throughout Iowa, Missouri and the Midwest.

“JFSCO Engineering is well-known in the industry for its rail design and oil and frac sand transloading facility design work,” said Terry Lutz, president and CEO of McClure Engineering Co. “We’re excited to bring this new area of expertise within our company, along with the added 3D scanning capabilities and geographic footprint. They hold similar core values that make this an ideal match for us.”

The addition of JFSCO Engineering’s talented employees further deepens McClure Engineering Co.’s engineering knowledge and service to clients to help them be successful. It provides a broader range of technical engineering services and additional expertise in areas such as rail design and transload facility design along with additional expertise and equipment in survey scanning and aviation services.

“This merger provides our clients with a broader range of services and additional expertise,” said C. Peter Crawford, owner and vice president, JFSCO Engineering Co. “It also provides our employees with professional growth opportunities additional resources and a transition for the future.”

As part of this merger, MEC retains the leadership role between the two companies. All employees will be retained. The firms will be actively engaged in integrating client relationships with the MEC team. The Red Oak offices of JFSCO will remain intact to provide seamless service to clients. The merger is anticipated to be complete in the first part of 2016. Upon completion of the merger, JFSCO Engineering will operate under the name – McClure JFSCO Engineering Company. Financial terms of the merger are confidential.

“We’re in the business of building relationships to help our clients be successful in the eyes of their constituents,” added Lutz. “We provide high-quality engineering solutions to achieve our business goals. The merger with JFSCO Engineering brings additional resources and engineering expertise that will benefit our clients and the communities we serve. It also offers us the opportunity to further grow in the Western Iowa market.”