Rockford, Ill. – Engineering and Environmental firm Fehr Graham announced its acquisition of civil engineering and land surveying firm Arnold Lundgren Associates (ALA) of Rockford, Illinois. The acquisition is expected to further strengthen Fehr Graham’s position in the Rockford market. Fehr Graham’s purchase of ALA adds 9 additional staff to increase the employees to 24 in their newly acquired office space in the renovated Prairie Street Brewhouse in the downtown area.
Founded in 1928, Arnold Lundgren Associates has provided the Rockford Region with quality civil engineering and land surveying for over 80 years. As one of the oldest engineering firms in Illinois, ALA has completed more than 25,000 surveying and engineering projects in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.
“It just made perfect sense to us for two established Rockford firms to come together to create one choice that provides significant expertise and great service.” said Mick Gronewold, Fehr Graham board chairman. Gronewold added, “Our Rockford office now has a combined experience of over 105 years of service to the Rockford area.”
“The ability to join forces with Fehr Graham, who has a great reputation, was very attractive to us. In addition, their company philosophy is similar to ours which we feel ensures a smooth transition.” said Dan Kasten, Arnold Lundgren Associates Principal. Kasten continued, “The combination of our existing survey clients and Fehr Graham’s resources make a perfect fit for providing expanded services to our current clients.”