Renowned environmental and engineering consultancy expands AECOM’s global footprint
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2012-- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has acquired Capital Engineering Corporation (CEC), an environmental and engineering consultancy firm based in Taiwan, Republic of China.
With 160 employees based in Taipei and Kaohsiung, CEC specializes in environmental, water, hydraulic and land development engineering consulting services for clients in Taiwan’s public and private sectors.
The company, which was founded in 1988, provides a wide array of services, including those related to water treatment, river management, industrial park development, environmental surveys and environmental impact assessments.
“CEC’s 24-year track record of providing specialized environmental and engineering services in Taiwan expands our footprint in Asia, which reflects our commitment to growth in new and emerging markets,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “CEC will serve as a natural fit within AECOM’s global environment and water practices. We are pleased to welcome CEC into the AECOM family and look forward to strengthening our integrated offering to the clients of both firms.”
“Joining AECOM allows us to offer new services within Taiwan and across Asia to meet our growing client demands,” said CEC President Davy Huang. “Additionally, as we grow in Asia, we will be able to provide more professional and career development opportunities for our staff.”
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.0 billion during its fiscal year 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at http://www.aecom.com.
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Paul Dickard, 646.432.8473
VP, External Communications