ORLANDO, Florida, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Universal Engineering SciencesÂ® (UES), a national engineering and consulting firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, building material testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and consulting environmental, has agreed to acquire Alpha test, a professional geotechnical engineering company based in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Fort worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Alpha Testing’s 400-person team provides geotechnical engineering, building material testing, environmental engineering and drilling services to clients in the commercial, institutional, residential and municipal markets across Texas as good as Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Significant recent projects include the Bois d’Arc Reservoir Dam, the Cypress Waters mixed-use development, and the addition of the Clements Tower to UT Southwestern Medical Center. BofA Securities, Inc. advised Alpha Testing in this transaction.
Alpha Testing exemplifies our approach to partnering with top engineering engineering companies in key markets.
Alpha Testing President Brian Powell, PE, a 28-year industry veteran, will continue in his current role as President, as well as President of the Texas Division, UES. Its current management team will also continue in its roles.
âJoining the UES family of companies is an exciting step and an important step in our growth and development,â said Brian powell. âThis partnership allows us to serve more clients by increasing our reach, offering a wider range of services and allowing us to capitalize on a diverse range of expertise. Not only will we be able to provide improved services to our customers, but this partnership also offers greater opportunities for our team members. “
âUniversal Engineering Sciences continues to grow at a rapid rate, both organically and through acquisition,â said UES President Michael burke. âAlpha Testing perfectly illustrates our approach to partnering with top engineering companies in key markets, positioning us to grow the business nationwide and capitalize on current and planned infrastructure spending. Alpha Testing’s premier leadership team, excellent client relationships and dedicated team members are a perfect fit with our culture and vision for the future. “
With nearly six decades of experience and recognition as a premier engineering and consulting company in the field of geotechnical engineering, UES is well positioned to meet the needs of commercial, residential and municipal customers across the country. Mergers with GFA International, Inc., NOVA Geotechnical & Inspection Services, Contour Engineering, Wallace-Kuhl & Associates, Construction Testing & Engineering, SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, PC, GEOServices, LLC, McGinley & Associates, Geotechnology, Inc. and now Alpha Testing, have made the UES family of companies one of the largest and most resource-rich organizations of its kind nationwide.
About Universal Engineering Sciences
Universal Engineering Sciences, headquartered at Orlando, is a rapidly growing private engineering and consulting firm with nearly six decades of experience in geotechnical engineering, building material testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consulting . UES is considered an industry pioneer and is at the forefront of emerging technologies, best practices and an influential legislature. The projects include both public and private clients, ranging from transport and healthcare to commerce and education. SIU engineers, geologists, certified inspectors and scientists offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project as an opportunity to cultivate lasting relationships with clients. UES is committed to growth through strategic acquisitions and organic growth. With the addition of Alpha Testing to the portfolio, UES ‘presence includes locations in high growth markets of the South, Midwest and West, including Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North and Caroline from the south, DC Metro, California, Utah, Nevada, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.
UES was named number one on the Zweig Group Hot Company List which honors the fastest growing companies in the Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Environment and Design industry. construction (AEC). With 3,000 professionals in 64 branches in nearly 20 states nationwide, UES consults on projects of all sizes to help provide needed infrastructure and build safe and prosperous communities. For more information, please visit universalengineering.com Where follow UES on social networks.
About Alpha Testing, Inc.
Alpha TestingÂ® was established in 1983 as a professional geotechnical engineering company based in Dallas, Texas, and provides geotechnical, building material and environmental testing. Alpha Testing is a Texas (# 813) and Texas Geoscience Firm (# 50341) registered engineering company. Additional locations include Fort worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas. The company serves customers in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas and is ranked 288th among ENR’s 500 best design companies. Clients include owners and consultants in the commercial, institutional, residential and municipal sectors. Alpha Testing works on both the public and private aspects of these end markets. For more information, please visit alphatest.com.
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