KJWW Engineering Consultants has acquired a 25-person Indiana engineering firm
The Rock Island-headquartered company announced the acquisition of Moore Engineers in a news release, which states the office will change its name to Moore / KJWW Engineering Consultants. Moore Engineers is in Carmel, Ind.
Moore Engineers has been part of the Indiana building design and construction industry for 24 years, with notable project experience including the Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Fieldhouse,a downtown Marriott Hotel, Peyton Manning Children's Hospital and many projects within St. Vincent Health and Indiana University Health networks, according to the release.
The addition of the Carmel office brings KJWW's employment to more than 450 full-time personnel in 11 offices. U.S. locations in addition to Rock Island and Carmel are in Chicago and Naperville in Illinois; Cedar Rapids and Des Moines in Iowa; St. Louis; Madison; and Kansas City, Kan. KJWW also has locations in Ahmedabad, India and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn. 1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.