Universal Engineering to Acquire Geotech Engineering Firm Alpha Testing
Engineering/consulting firm Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) agreed to acquire Alpha Testing, a geotechnical engineering firm headquartered in Dallas, with offices in Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. Alpha Testing’s 400-person team provides geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, environmental engineering and drilling services consulting throughout Texas as well as Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Recent projects include Bois d’Arc Reservoir Dam, the Cypress Waters mixed-use development and the Clements Tower addition at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Alpha Testing president Brian Powell, a 28-year veteran of the industry, will continue to serve in his current position as well as serving as UES Texas division president. His existing leadership team will also continue in current roles.
BofA Securities Inc. advised Alpha Testing in this transaction.