Water, wastewater, municipal engineering firm bolsters AECOM's Canadian
LOS ANGELES, August 23 /CNW/ - 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 KMK Consultants (KMK), an Ontario, Canada-based engineering
firm specializing in water, wastewater and municipal engineering.
By adding KMK, AECOM has bolstered its presence in the growing Canadian
infrastructure market. AECOM will now have more than 1,300 professionals in
offices across Central and Western Canada.
"We view the addition of an outstanding firm like KMK to the AECOM family
as an important step forward in the advancement of our strategy in the
Canadian infrastructure market," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and
chief executive officer. "In addition to expanding our Canadian business, this
acquisition strengthens our global expertise in the area of water and
According to Dionisio, this announcement reflects positive news for
clients of both AECOM and KMK. He cited a greater breadth of project
management and technical expertise as key benefits for clients.
Bob Fleeton, KMK president and chief executive officer, echoed this
sentiment. "By joining AECOM, we are able to draw on global expertise in a
wide range of engineering services, including AECOM's renowned water and
wastewater practice," said Fleeton. "We will be able to greatly enhance the
resources and expertise available to our clients, while maintaining the
high-quality service that is the keystone of our proud reputation."
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and
management support services to a broad range of markets, including
transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 31,000
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 enhance and sustain the
world's built, natural and social environments. AECOM serves clients in more
than 60 countries and had revenue of more than $4 billion for the 12-month
period ended June 30, 2007. More information on AECOM and its services can be
found at www.aecom.com.
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