Jacobs acquires Compass Technology in USA


5 June 2013 – Jacobs Engineering has announced that that it has acquired Compass Technology Services, Inc. (Compass) headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.  The acquisition of Compass enhances Jacobs’ capabilities in wireless telecommunications infrastructure design and construction; both geographically and by adding additional capabilities to serve the wireless telecommunications industry.

For over a decade, Compass has been a major provider of telecommunications professional and field services in the Southeastern U.S.

kevin-mcmahonIn making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Kevin McMahon stated, “We are pleased to acquire this solid business with a history of good performance. Compass’ talented employees and strong client relationships align well with our relationship-based business model. This acquisition allows us to further diversify our services and drive greater growth in our telecommunications business.”

Compass’ Chief Executive Officer JC Massey said, “Compass is excited to be joining Jacobs. This acquisition takes advantage of our shared client base and increases our capabilities in the fast growing telecommunications marketplace. With Jacobs, we have access to a much wider resource base that enables us to enhance our services for clients as well as provide more opportunities for our employees.”

 Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) is one of the world’s largest providers of program and project management services. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering, construction, operations, maintenance and project management. Based in Pasadena, California, USA, Jacobs has more than 200 offices in more than 25 countries. More at http://www.jacobs.com/

Source: Jacobs Engineering