DAYTON, Ohio, June 3, 2013—Woolpert announced today it has acquired Kings Canyon Technology (KCT), a professional services firm based in Reedley, Calif., focused on delivering permitting, land and licensing solutions. Woolpert, a national infrastructure management, design and geospatial firm headquartered in Dayton, employs approximately 600 professionals throughout its 22 offices.
“The acquisition of KCT fits Woolpert’s overall strategy to expand the comprehensive services and solutions we bring to all our clients. KCT will provide Woolpert with a west coast presence while strengthening the software implementation services we offer to our clients nationwide,” said Mike Flannery, Woolpert president and CEO. “KCT has doubled in size each year for the past two years, and we are excited to support that growth and look forward to bringing added value to KCT’s clients as well as Woolpert’s clients through a mutually beneficial partnership.”
KCT was established in 2003 and has provided permitting and land licensing software implementation services to clients such as the City of Sacramento, Sacramento County, the City of New Orleans and the State of Oregon.
“KCT’s in-depth experience providing permitting ,land and licensing implementation services is another step forward in our vision to be one of the most progressive firms in the country,” said Scott Cattran, Woolpert senior vice president and director of infrastructure management services. “With KCT, Woolpert now has one of the largest professional services groups in the country dedicated to asset management and permitting solutions. We are very excited to offer these expanded professional services to our clients and business partners while also growing our footprint in the California market.”
Woolpert, ranked by Engineering News-Record as a top national design firm, provides professional design, geospatial and infrastructure services to clients in the public and private sectors. Founded in 1911, Woolpert’s innovative design approach and commitment to the creative application of technology have grown the firm into a leader in the consulting industry. With more than 600 professionals in 22 offices located throughout the U.S., Woolpert’s collaborative and multidisciplinary approach is driven by great people, great clients and great projects. For more information on Woolpert, visit Woolpert’s website. For insight on industry trends and emerging topics, visit our Thought Leaders blog.