Universal Engineering Sciences Named #1 on Zweig’s Top Companies List for Second Consecutive Year

Strategic acquisitions, organic growth and increase in infrastructure projects nationwide Fueled another year of accelerated growth for UES

ORLANDO, Florida., June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Engineering Sciences® (UES), a privately held national engineering and consulting firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, building materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consultancy, was recognized as No. 1 on the Hot Firm List 2022 recently published by the Zweig Group. The awards program ranks the 100 fastest growing architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) companies in United States and Canada based on dollar and percentage revenue growth rate over a three-year period. These companies have outpaced the economy and their competitors to become industry leaders, according to Zweig Group. UES entered the top 10 at number one in 2021 and maintains that position in 2022.

The announcement comes during a period of rapid growth at Universal Engineering Sciences, which has expanded to 67 locations in nearly 20 states and more than 3,100 team members, with plans to add an additional 1,500 positions. over the next three years. The company has deployed an aggressive M&A and organic growth strategy that has doubled its team and tripled its size, making more than a dozen significant acquisitions in the past two years, helping the company grow dramatically in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Texas and the West. Additionally, several top industry leaders have joined the company over the past few months, including new CEO Dave WitskenCFO mike dearand CHRO Sheila Norden.

“We are honored to receive this recognition for the second consecutive year. Our success is driven by a number of factors, including the dedication and hard work of our people, the innovative solutions and services we provide to our customers, businesses leadership that we have acquired and the excellent management team that we have assembled,” said the CEO of UES Dave Witsken. “We have built a culture that all 3,100 team members are proud to belong to, where we can work on exciting projects and ultimately improve the infrastructure and communities in which we live and work. .”

UES has recently completed and is currently working on a number of significant projects nationwide, including the Miami Signature Bridge, Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts, I-4 Ultimate Project,

Howard Frankland BridgeBrightline High-Speed ​​Rail and SunRail, Seefried Industrial Properties & Hillwood Investment Properties, Lennar, DR Horton, MLS Stadium for St. Louis City Soccer Club, North Texas Municipal Water District – Bois D’Arc Lake, Billingsley Company – Cypress Waters , and the Vegas Convention Center, as well as other major transportation, residential, commercial and industrial projects nationwide. The SIU has announced a new $5 million contract to perform services for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) last week and has performed significant work in previous years with the Department of Transportation.

About Universal Engineering Sciences
Universal Engineering Sciences, headquartered in Orlando, is a rapidly growing, privately held engineering and consulting firm with nearly six decades of experience in geotechnical engineering, building materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consulting. . UES is considered an industry pioneer and stands at the forefront of emerging technologies, best practices and influential legislation. Projects include public and private clients, ranging from transportation and healthcare to commerce and education. UES engineers, geologists, certified inspectors and scientists offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project as an opportunity to cultivate lasting client relationships. BDT Capital Partners is the lead investor in the company.

UES is committed to growing through strategic acquisitions and organic growth. UES’ presence includes locations in high-growth Southern, Midwest and Western markets, including Texas, Florida, Georgia, AlabamaNorth and Caroline from the southDC Metro, California, Utah, Nevada, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippiand Arkansas.

UES was named #42 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Companies and was ranked number one on Zweig Group’s Hot Companies list for two consecutive years, honoring the fastest growing companies in the fields of architecture, engineering, planning, environment and construction (AEC) industry. With nearly 3,100 professionals in 67 branches in nearly 20 states across the country, UES consults on projects of all sizes to help provide the necessary infrastructure and build safe and thriving communities. For more information, please visit universalengineering.com Where follow the SIU on social networks.

Media Contact:
Lauren Falcone
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Universal Engineering Sciences
407-274-3375 and [email protected]

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