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Olsson Associates closes deal to acquire Tri-State Engineering

Monday, July 18, 2016

Today Olsson Associates, a national engineering and design firm, has acquired Tri-State Engineering (TSE), a 20-person engineering firm with offices in Joplin, Missouri, and Claremore, Oklahoma.

Olsson announced its acquisition plans early this month, and the deal was finalized and signed earlier today. Terms of the acquisition will not be released.

TSE will maintain its employees and its offices. TSE is located at 702 S. Main Street in Joplin and at 403 W. First Street in Claremore.

“We’ve met with our clients and some of Olsson’s regional clients in the past two weeks, and everyone has been supportive of our firms joining,” said Clayton Cristy, CEO with TSE. “Our employees are excited for the opportunities ahead.”

TSE will become “Tri-State Engineering, a division of Olsson Associates” from July 18 through the end of 2016. They will take on the Olsson Associates name in 2017.


About Tri-State Engineering (TSE)
TSE is a 20-person engineering firm. Founded in 1979, TSE offers engineering services in roadway/bridges; survey; water supply, treatment, storage and distribution; sewage collection and treatment; stormwater collection and treatment; site design; cemeteries; airports; dams and reservoirs; solid waste disposal and recreational facilities. TSE performs projects in the Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas areas.

About Olsson Associates

Olsson Associates offers comprehensive design and consulting services in site/civil, transportation, water, environmental, field operations, survey and facilities. Olsson’s clients are in the public and private sectors. The firm was ranked No. 116 on Engineering News-Record’s top 500 design firms national list in 2016.

Established in 1956, Olsson has nearly 30 offices in the Midwest and Southwest U.S. The employee-owned firm has more than 1,000 employees firmwide.

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