Terracon Buys Environmental Consultant Skelly and Loy
Company Building Presence in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia
Engineering consulting firm Terracon announced the acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
“S&L’s environmental and engineering expertise and long-time regional presence allows us to further strengthen our service offerings and geographic resources in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic,” says Gayle Packer, Terracon president and CEO. “By joining forces, our shared capabilities and focus on outstanding client experience allows us to bring even greater resources to clients regionally and nationally.”
Founded in 1969, S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company. It has more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.
S&L has built a reputation for excellence delivering professional services including mining, civil, and environmental engineering; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance; natural resource management; wastewater permitting; noise and air quality investigations; hazardous waste management investigations and remedial design; industrial hygiene studies; archaeology and cultural resources; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); and water, wastewater, and remediation treatment systems.
S&L’s 150 employees will become part of Terracon, serving clients from offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and State College, Pennsylvania; Hagerstown and Hunt Valley, Maryland; and Morgantown, West Virginia. The organization will continue to serve clients locally as Skelly and Loy, A Terracon Company.
“We are proud of the strong relationships we have built over our 50-plus-year history, and that our commitment to outstanding expertise and client service has created this opportunity,” says John Gunnett, P.G., president of S&L. “This merger allows us to join forces with Terracon’s national network, so we can bring even greater resources to our employees and clients.”
The new acquisition is supported by Terracon’s existing offices in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., metro areas; Charleston, W.Va.; and others throughout the region.
Terracon, an employee-owned engineering consulting firm, has more than 4,500 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical and materials services. It is based in Olathe, Kansas, but operates in all 50 states from more than 150 offices. Terracon currently ranks 24th on “Engineering News-Record” list of Top 500 Design Firms. For more information, visit www.terracon.com.