OLATHE, KAN. — Terracon Consultants Inc. acquired Earthtec Inc., based in Roseville, Calif. Founded in 1981, Earthtec provides geotechnical, environmental, special inspection and construction materials testing services to clients in central and Northern California. Client sectors include commercial/retail, industrial, healthcare, telecommunications, education, government and architecture/engineering/construction.

“Joining with Earthtec allows Terracon to strengthen our resources and capabilities in Northern California to better serve clients in this area,” said David Gaboury, P.E., president and CEO of Terracon. “Earthtec has an excellent, long-standing reputation, and we are excited to join forces.”

Earthtec’s employees have joined Terracon’s Sacramento office. Earthtec is now operating as Terracon.

“Together with Terracon, we will bring greater resources to meet the diverse needs of our clients as well as provide enhanced career paths for our employees,” said Curtis E. (Ed) Hendrick, president for Earthtec. “Our competitive edge is our people and experience and this will only improve by joining forces with Terracon.”