TOLEDO, Ohio — SSOE Group has announced the acquisition of CRS Engineering & Design Consultants, a 50-person mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering firm with offices in Birmingham and Huntsville, Ala. SSOE said the acquisition will expand its southeastern United States presence, broaden CRS’s reach to international markets, and provide both firms’ clients access to enhanced services and resources.

CRS has been in business for over 36 years and is a multi-discipline engineering and design-consulting firm specializing in health care, government, higher education, and other institutional facilities. CRS offers services in mechanical and HVAC engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing engineering, fire protection engineering, lighting design, telecommunication design, and security system design. SSOE Group is a major architecture, engineering, and construction management firm.

Tony Damon, CEO of SSOE said, “Both companies have served common clients for many years. While working together, we both recognized common cultures of delivering value, great client service, and commitment to employees. This acquisition will avail more resources to support both SSOE’s and CRS’s clients by expanding the range of services offered and our geographic reach.”

The addition of CRS’s two Alabama locations will bring SSOE’s total number of offices to 26.

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Publication date: 04/30/2012