Fehr Graham acquires Coombe-Bloxdorf, P.C.

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Engineering and environmental firm, Fehr Graham, has announced the acquisition of civil and structural engineering, and land surveying firm, Coombe-Bloxdorf P.C. of Springfield. Fehr Graham is headquarted in Freeport and has 10 locations including Cedar Rapids, Manchester and West Union. This acquisition increases services provided out of the Springfield market, adding to the current structural engineering base. Through this acquisition the Springfield branch will go to a total of 25 employees, up from the current nine.

“Bringing Coombe-Bloxdorf on board only makes us stronger. We are fortunate to have the knowledge and expertise of the Coombe-Bloxdorf staff as part of our team,” said Mick Gronewold, Principal and Board Chairman of Fehr Graham. “Coombe-Bloxdorf’s talent is a great fit for our philosophy of sharing work across locations and strengthens the resources of the firm as a whole.”

Initially established as a two-person engineering and land surveying firm almost 25 years ago, Coombe-Bloxdorf has grown into a multi-discipline engineering consulting firm. The firm has focused on delivering high quality services to the public and private sectors.

“Fehr Graham’s reputation as a leader in structural engineering is a perfect match for our clients and for us,” said Mary Coombe Bloxdorf, President of Coombe-Bloxdorf. “Joining forces with Fehr Graham gives us the opportunity to work together to focus on what we do best, in addition to providing more resources and services to our clients.” The acquisition became official on December 1 and the Coombe-Bloxdorf team will remain in their current office, which is located at 755 South Grand Avenue West in Springfield.

For more information on Fehr Graham visit their website at fehr-graham.com.

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