Two engineering firms from the region will join forces in 2023.
holland engineering inc. (HEI), a multidisciplinary engineering, surveying and environmental firm, and Kentwood-based OMM Engineering, a civil and municipal engineering firm, stated their intention to merge the companies.
Bringing together more than 90 years of combined experience within the industry, both companies will continue to serve existing customers as a single provider and expand service capabilities.
“The merger with OMM will enable HEI to broaden and enhance its service offerings with municipal customers,” said Gerald Ford, HEI President. “Together, HEI and OMM will continue to meet our client’s diverse needs through a joint strategy. Meeting our clients’ needs has been a shared objective for our firms and will continue to be our goal as we continue to provide professional engineering, Provides survey and environmental services.
Chuck Olson, co-founder and principal at OMM and David Kuipers, project manager at OMM, will integrate with the current HEI municipal team and lead a newly formed OMM municipal focus area. The HEI Corporate Headquarters, 220 Hoover Blvd. Serve customers in Holland, and across the lakeshore and Michigan.
OMM Gerald R. Operates out of the Airport Technical Center space at 4665 44th St SE in Kentwood near Ford International Airport.
“I am excited to see the growth that this merger will bring to our business,” said Olsson. “We will not only be able to better serve our existing customers, but also enhance our service offerings to potential customers.”
According to the companies, the merger will be finalized in January.