Press Release

Zachry Group Acquires Ambitech Engineering Corporation

Posted: 3/1/2017

San Antonio (March 1, 2017) - Zachry Group announced today that it has acquired Chicago-based Ambitech Engineering Corporation, a global, full-service provider of engineering, design, project management, procurement and construction management services.

Ambitech, established in 1982, has 750 employees in multiple locations across the U.S., as well as in India, the Philippines and the Middle East. The primary industry segments served by Ambitech include refining, petrochemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, and consumer products.

"I am very excited about this opportunity, because the combined capabilities of Zachry and Ambitech will create a unique, highly-capable organization, which will benefit and generate significant value for our employees and our customers," said Allan Koenig, founder and CEO of Ambitech Engineering Corporation.

The acquisition of Ambitech adds extensive resources, capabilities and market reach to Zachry Group. The addition of the highly skilled, experienced Ambitech team further enhances Zachry Group’s ability to provide high-quality, full-service support to customers through Zachry’s principal business lines, including engineering, construction, maintenance, turnarounds and specialty services across North America.

"We are always looking for opportunities to grow and improve our capabilities, for the benefit of our employees and customers,” said John B. Zachry, Chairman and CEO of Zachry Group. “To acquire a high-performing and well-regarded company, with such outstanding talent and experience, will be a game-changer for us. It has everything to do with enhancing our service offerings in an expanded marketplace and creating more value for our customers."

About Zachry Group

Zachry Group is America’s pace-setter in turnkey construction, engineering, maintenance, turnaround and fabrication services in the power, energy, chemicals, manufacturing and industrial sectors. It works with customers to plan, build and renew their most critical facilities, so they can achieve their immediate and long-term goals, all at the highest standards of safety and quality. Zachry Group operates 35 offices with more than 22,000 employees working in more than 400 locations across North America. Visit zachrygroup for more information.

About Ambitech Engineering

Ambitech ranks No. 107 on Engineering News Record’s 2016 list of Top 500 Design Firms in the United States and ranks No. 180 on ENR’s 2016 list of Top International Design Firms. Established in 1982 in Downers Grove, Illinois, the firm has more than 750 employees who work in 12 locations around the globe. Ambitech offers integrated, full-service capabilities including architecture and engineering design, environmental, systems engineering and integration, project consulting and development, EPCm project delivery and a variety of specialized consulting services. Visit AMBITECH for more information.