Feb 16, 2007

HDR Acquires Quest Engineers, Inc.

HDR, a leading architecture-engineering-consulting firm, has acquired Quest Engineers, Inc., a full-service engineering firm based in Lexington, Ky., with offices in Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati. The company employs 120 people. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Going forward, Quest Engineers will conduct business as HDR/Quest.

"Quest Engineers is well respected throughout the Midwest and will make a great addition to the HDR team," said George Little, HDR Engineering, Inc. president. "In addition to enhancing HDR's engineering expertise, they are expanding our presence in a key Midwest region. We are very pleased to have them on board."

"HDR's commitment to service meshes well with Quest's philosophy, and we're excited about the additional opportunities made possible by their national network," said Charles Scroggin, Quest Engineers, Inc. president. "We were very particular about taking this next step in our growth, and this was the right move for us."

Under the new corporate structure, Scroggin will have a key leadership role in HDR's operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio and will be a senior vice president for the company.