MidAtlantic Engineering Partners Announces Acquisition of ECM Engineers
February 23, 2022
Hamilton-based MidAtlantic Engineering Partners, LLC, a civil, environmental and marine surveying and engineering firm, acquired ECM Engineers, Inc. (also in Hamilton), which specializes in undersea bridge inspections, structural assessments and structural design of bridges and waterfront structures. The expanded capabilities of the businesses combined under the MidAtlantic brand will strengthen relationships within the regional port and bridge infrastructure community and provide customers with greater depth and variety of services.
MidAtlantic offers a full range of consulting services and technical solutions that encompass all stages of a project, including surveying, environmental permits, construction administration, project management, and engineering and construction. land use planning. The company was founded in 2010 by professional engineer and planner Louis Zuegner, who has over 20 years of industry experience in the private and municipal sectors; and professional engineer William Parkhill, who has been in the engineering and consulting field since 2003, with extensive experience in residential and commercial development and redevelopment.
Prior to the acquisition, the MidAtlantic Marine Group had been performing commercial, engineering design and permit diving in the United States and Puerto Rico since 2017. During this time the group was led by Stuart Lewis, PE, who coached a impressive growth and sustained success to date in the Waterfront and Infrastructure segments of the industry.
“We are committed to strategic growth that increases the company’s ability to create positive impact for our customers and their stakeholders,” said Stuart Lewis, PE. “This acquisition will bring years of experience and unique expertise to the subsea component of our marine engineering division, enabling us to provide an even more robust suite of integrated design, construction and inspection services to our clients. We firmly believe that companies are truly “stronger together” as a result of the acquisition decision. »
ECM was founded in 2008 by Glen Fitzgerald, PE, an accomplished structural/marine engineer and certified commercial diver. “We are excited about the future of MidAtlantic due to the company’s outstanding reputation and similar market focus,” said Fitzgerald. “It’s also a good deal philosophically, as we both share the same commitment to service and quality standards. This new partnership will help drive innovation and improve our ability to deliver sophisticated solutions to complex engineering challenges. »
MidAtlantic Engineering Partners serves clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and nationally, with its headquarters located at the Gateway 195 Center in Hamilton and satellite offices located in Wall Township and Newark, as well as Media , Pennsylvania.
Recent projects of note include the completion of an environmental site assessment of the former Sunbury Textile Mills in Sunbury, Pennsylvania; Dive assistance services for ASCE underwater inspections at multiple terminals in Camden, New York and Houston, TX; Surveying, permitting and civil engineering services for the Truman Square development project in Edison, NJ; Engineering design and construction supervision services for the Romer Shoal Lighthouse shoreline stabilization project in Cumberland, and undersea bridge inspection for the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority in New York.
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