KCI instantly became the largest employee owned company in Maryland at that time.
the employees of KCI (then Kidde Consultants Inc.) took control of their own destiny ...
A former officer in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, Griffith was hired as an associate by KCI’s construction management group in 1997 and was promoted to vice president the next year.
in size, geography and service offerings
to guide us ...
That four-person operation has grown to a team of more than 200 professionals representing all of KCI's markets.
Terry joined Kidde Consultants in 1977, after graduating with a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware. Over his 40+ year career with the firm, he has worked in or managed every technical discipline.
of teamwork has yielded amazing results!
KCI Environmental Technologies and Construction begins building stream and wetland restoration sites.
Carolina bridge-specialist TKA specialized in fast-track, design-build and cost saving solutions for structures across the Southeast. ESPA's team of 40 focused on infrastructure and engineering solutions for state and municipal clients.
KCI purchases Robert Smith and Associates, its first acquisition as an employee owned company, to move into North Carolina.
BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
When they joined KCI, RLB was a recognized leader for providing engineering services to the Houston building construction and maintenance community.
who made sure we embraced
Members of KCI’s executive committee traveled to New York City to finalize the purchase and transmit the $4 million down payment. Employees funded 75% of the needed cash through the firm’s profit sharing plan.
Shortly after joining the firm as an H&H engineer in the late 1980s, Nate created the firm's first Water Resources Division. He also led KCI's entry into many new technical disciplines including GIS and utilities.
RPM Transportation Consultants expands KCI’s capabilities in traffic engineering, transportation planning and roundabout and bicycle design.
KCI acquires Georgia-based LandAir Surveying, a recognized leader in LiDAR, BIM and UAVs.
KCI purchases Texas MEP firm Redding Linden and Burr.
KCI Convergent Technologies (now KCI Communications Infrastructure) is established to offer outside and inside plant cabling installation.
RPM joined KCI as a leader in roundabout design, transportation planning, traffic studies, and bicycle and pedestrian design.
REMOTE TRAFFIC DATA
Triplett King & Associates and ESPA Corp join the KCI family to expand the firm geographically into South Carolina and Texas.
we passed some major
On December 15, 1988, the management and employees completed a leveraged buyout from parent company Hanson Trust.
LAS was considered among the top 3-D laser scanning firms in the country before joining KCI.
Although it began in Maryland, the vast majority of ETC's work is located in North Carolina and Tennessee, along with a new contract in Wisconsin.
As president of Kidde in the 1980s, Jack orchestrated the firm's employee buyout. He also led the firm's planning work on the Baltimore-Washington Maglev study beginning in the 1990s.
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With annual sales in excess of $25 million, KCI-CI provides turnkey fiber optic and copper cabling solutions for inside and outside plant projects.
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