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Terracon acquires three firms to expand services in the Southeast

OLATHE, KAN. — Terracon Consultants, Inc., acquired three engineering companies — Gallet & Associates, Inc.; Aquaterra Engineering; and WPC, Inc. — allowing the company to further expand its service offerings and geographic presence to clients in the Southeast. With this significant expansion, Terracon now has a total of 35 offices serving the states of North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, and more than 100 offices nationwide. All three companies will retain their names and employees but will operate as part of Terracon.

“We are excited that these three companies with the same goals have joined forces with Terracon,” said David Gaboury, P.E., president and CEO of Terracon. “Their core business is the same as Terracon’s, and they each bring unique talents and capabilities that will be valuable in the region and nationally. This is a tremendous opportunity to benefit our employees, clients and the companies overall.”

Gallet & Associates, Inc., is a 20-year-old company headquartered in Birmingham, Ala. It has nearly 150 employees and 13 offices located in Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. Gallet practices in geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials engineering and testing, along with some facilities services.

Aquaterra Engineering, with roots back to 1961, is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La. It has more than 100 employees and five offices in five states (Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama). Aquaterra practices geotechnical, environmental, and construction materials engineering and testing. It also specializes in solid waste and landfill engineering services.

WPC, Inc., founded in 1993, has grown to five offices and more than 140 employees. It is headquartered in Charleston, S.C., with offices in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. WPC has built its reputation on providing a full range of geotechnical engineering, construction materials engineering and testing, and environmental services.