FES Group, a 25-person consulting firm based in Wixom, Mich., has merged with KJWW Engineering Consultants, a division of IMEG Corp.
FES (Facility Engineering Services) has provided engineering design for complex building types – utilizing the most advanced technology and delivery methodologies – since 2002. Key markets include automotive, commercial, healthcare, industrial, and science & technology, with a client portfolio that includes General Motors Corporation, Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Ford Motor Company, DTE Energy, Johnson Controls Corporation, Nippon Seiki Co. LTD, Arvin Sango Inc., Meiden America Inc., PetNet Solutions, Affiliated Construction Services and Detroit Diesel Corporation. Besides engineering services, FES also offers industrial architecture and other specialty services to the automotive industry.
“The merger with FES Group gives KJWW Engineering a strong presence and physical location in the Michigan market,” said Paul VanDuyne, president of KJWW. “Their technical prowess, attention to high-quality design, and client-centric focus all blend with KJWW’s methodology and uncompromising principles. Additionally, FES Group’s strength in the automotive industry brings added value to KJWW’s extensive industrial and process portfolio and expertise.”
Joe Droze, president of FES Group, said KJWW is a “great fit” for the Michigan firm and its clients. “We’re impressed with KJWW’s strong reputation, national recognition in sustainable design, and education and training programs,” he said. “We also have a similar market focus and share the same commitment to our clients and quality standards.”
As a division of IMEG Corp., KJWW is one of the largest engineering consulting firms in the U.S. specializing in high-performing building systems, infrastructure, and construction-related services. With a global footprint of nearly 1,000 team members, KJWW strives to build long-lasting client relationships through its guiding principles, expertise, and collaborative project approach.
Experts in the field of sustainability, KJWW has engineered more than 150 LEED projects, including 17 Platinum and 72 Gold, serving clients in the aviation, commercial, corporate, corrections, education, entertainment, government, healthcare, hospitality, housing, industrial, mission critical, science and technology, sports and recreation, and transportation markets. Management and engineering services include acoustics, architectural lighting, bridge, civil, commissioning, construction management, electrical, energy modeling, fire protection, industrial architecture, mechanical, medical equipment planning, plumbing, structural, sustainability and LEED design, and technology.
For the time being FES Group will operate as FES/KJWW, its Wixom office becoming the 32nd location for KJWW. Headquartered in the Quad-Cities, Ill., KJWW has locations across the U.S. as well as in Dubai, India, and Lebanon.