FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2016
EN Engineering Acquires CNA, Inc.
Transaction enhances geographic footprint and expands electric utility market services
(Warrenville, IL) EN Engineering, a leading national energy engineering, consulting, and compliance services firm, today announced the acquisition of CNA, Inc. (“CNA”), a professional engineering services firm.
EN Engineering provides comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to pipeline companies, utilities, and industrial customers. The company operates in key energy and manufacturing regions across the United States.
Tom Ziegenfuss, President of EN Engineering, said, “The addition of CNA strengthens EN Engineering’s platform for growth by providing our company with broader access to the gas and electric markets. Together, we will be a larger and more diversified firm, with more than 1,000 employees. Additionally, CNA’s presence along the East Coast and mid-Atlantic region represents an expanded market opportunity that enhances our geographic footprint.”
“The acquisition also creates a strengthened pipeline for new business by leveraging EN Engineering’s relationships and CNA’s expertise in civil engineering, environmental science, surveying, geotechnical engineering, and mining engineering. Together, with the support of CNA’s strong leadership team, we will combine our best practices to strengthen and expand our service offerings, while maintaining the high-quality customer service and execution our companies are known for,” Ziegenfuss continued.
CNA, Inc.’s survey, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, and environmental science departments provide seamless support functions to gas and electric utilities, as well as the land development community through the preparation of topographic surveys, boundary surveys, property research, subsurface exploration, obstruction research, sediment and erosion design, environmental assessments, delineation, impact mitigation design, and permitting. Page 2 of 2
“We’re excited to join the EN Engineering team, a company known for their leadership in the energy design and engineering market. The goal of this partnership will be to continue growing and expanding upon the services we currently offer, as well as identify new capabilities that complement our businesses,” said Steve Nolan, President of CNA, Inc. “We’re confident this combination will lead to increased opportunities for long-term growth and success. This transaction represents a major milestone for our company, and we couldn’t be prouder to be joining a company that mirrors CNA’s values and business principles.”
About CNA, Inc.
CNA, Inc. was founded in 1994 to primarily serve the land development community and housing industry with civil and site engineering, surveying, and land planning services. Headquartered in Forest Hill, Maryland, CNA has since expanded its capabilities to include the natural gas and electric utility markets in the mid-Atlantic and along the East Coast. The firm has over 100 employees at its three office locations in Maryland. For more information, please visit www.cna-engineers.com.