Braun Intertec Acquires Peer Engineering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Minneapolis - March 9, 2015

Braun Intertec, a premier engineering and environmental consulting and testing firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired Peer Engineering, a Minnesota-based environmental consulting and engineering firm.

“We are focused on creating sustainable growth and making strategic moves to add services that benefit our clients and strengthen our suite of service offerings. This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to environmental consulting and engineering and complements the deep talent we currently have on our team,” says Jon Carlson, CEO of Braun Intertec. “We remain committed to growing sustainably so we may maintain the strong Braun Intertec brand and culture, which have allowed us to grow and prosper for nearly 60 years. Ultimately, our goal with an acquisition like this is provide great benefit to our clients and employee-owners.”

Founded in 1991, Peer is a privately owned environmental consulting company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota with an office in Moorhead, Minnesota. The Peer Engineering team brings additional expertise and depth to the environmental services currently offered by Braun Intertec including: Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), site investigations, Response Action Plan (RAP) preparation and implementation, feasibility and treatability studies, hazardous materials surveys and abatement, and construction-related environmental permitting, monitoring, sampling, testing, remediation and reporting. In addition, it furthers the firm’s capabilities in groundwater, storm water, and wastewater monitoring and compliance.

“This is an excellent opportunity for our entire team. Braun Intertec is a highly respected firm with a strong reputation for delivering quality services that will meet our clients’ needs well,” notes Stephen Jansen, President and CEO of Peer Engineering.

The deal became effective March 7, 2015, and added 23 team members to the Environmental Consulting group at Braun Intertec. For more information about Braun Intertec, visit www.braunintertec.com or chat with us on Twitter @Braunintertec.

About Braun Intertec

Based in Minneapolis, employee-owned Braun Intertec (www.braunintertec.com) is a premier engineering, environmental consulting and testing firm with more than 700 employees located in two Twin Cities offices, as well as in Duluth, Hibbing, Mankato, Rochester, and St. Cloud, Minnesota. Braun Intertec also has offices in Bismarck, Dickinson, Williston, West Fargo, and Minot, North Dakota; La Crosse and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and San Antonio, Texas. Braun Intertec subsidiaries include Agile Frameworks, LLC; and Braun Intertec Geothermal, LLC; both based in Minneapolis.

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