PHILADELPHIA PA – Pennoni Associates of Philadelphia, the engineering, design and consulting firm whose representatives serve as engineers for Limerick (PA) Township, has bought the professional engineering and land surveying firm Patton Harris Rust and Associates (PHRA) of Chantilly VA, it announced earlier this month (January 2011).
More than 170 PHRA staff members in its seven offices will join Pennoni’s other employees to broaden its operations in Maryland and Virginia. PHRA was established in 1952 and has a variety of clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Its professional employees include telecommunications and utility engineers, surveyors, planners, landscape architects, and environmental specialists.
Pennoni “is both pleased and honored to welcome PHRA into our firm,” aid company founder and Chairman C.R. “Chuck” Pennoni. The acquired company, he added, “has an excellent professional reputation of providing quality engineering services with honesty and integrity for over 60 years, while providing a very welcoming place to work.”