Industry Roundup

Details about contracts awarded, and other industry news.
April 22, 2009

Troy, Mich.-based FISHER/UNITECH announced an extension on its “No Engineer Left Behind”

retaining program. The program is designed to help displaced engineers and

designers re-enter the marketplace with a more competitive posture.

Vernon, Conn.-based EMCOR

Services New England Mechanical was named one of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut by the Hartford Business Journal and Best Companies

Group

Glenview,

Il.-based Schirmer Engineering has formed a Health Care Practice Group to serve

hospital owners, and the architects and engineers that design healthcare

facilities.

New York City-based Thornton Tomasetti won the American

Council of Engineering Companies of New York Platinum Award in the structural

systems category for the firm’s work on The Ruth and Raymond

Perelman Center

for Advanced Medicine in Philadelphia. 

Milwaukee based- A.O. Smith

Corp acquired Applied Energy Recovery Systems from Norcross, Ga.

Milwaukee based- Cleaver-brooks , will open an assembly facility in Shenzhen, China.

The new facility will enable Cleaver-Brooks to expand its sales in the Chinese

market by offering eco-friendly boilers. 

Chicago based- SmithGroup has

been selected to design a new Cancer Research Building

for Louisiana State

University Health

Scieneces Center’s

Shreveport

campus. The seven-story, 100,000 sq ft facility will support space for 35 principal

investigators and a interdisciplinary biosciences laboratory for clinical

research.  

Everett, Wash.-based Fluke

Corp . acquired Hawk IR International , based out of North Yorkshire, United

Kingdom. Hawk IR will operate as Hawk IR International under Fluke Electronics

Industrial Division.

Richmond, Va.-based Hankins and Anderson

Consulting Engineers completed the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Overseas

Buildings Operations building in Geneva,

Switzerland.

Hankins and Anderson used an innovative air cooled chiller system and Magnetic

Levitation to chill the building. Hankins and Anderson’s vice president and

project principal, Benjamin Lilly , PE was incharge of the project.