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Minnesota GeoServices Joins Braun Intertec


Minneapolis - March 5, 2015

Braun Intertec, a premier engineering and environmental consulting and testing firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired Minnesota GeoServices, Inc. (MNGS), a specialty in-situ testing company. This acquisition greatly expands the firm’s in-situ testing capabilities with additional cone penetration testing (CPT) capabilities, and seismic CPT, automated vane shear testing as well as field data acquisition and rig telementary systems. Herb Garcia, PG — the founder of MNGS — has also joined the Braun Intertec team in March.

“Because of Herb Garcia, the firm’s talented founder, special equipment and unique data capture technology; Minnesota GeoServices is well-respected in the geotechnical engineering community in Minnesota and around the nation. I am thrilled to add Herb to our team and expand our in-situ testing capabilities for our clients. Herb’s incomparable experience, exceptional reputation and well-known expertise make him an invaluable addition to Braun Intertec,” says Jon Carlson, CEO of Braun Intertec.

The acquisition of MNGS represents a natural extension of the firm’s long-term strategy. The equipment and data acquisition information technology systems and methods that MNGS brings to Braun Intertec are unique in the geotechnical engineering industry. These new capabilities are a technological step forward in geotechnical engineering.

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About Braun Intertec

Based in Minneapolis, employee-owned Braun Intertec ( is a premier engineering, environmental consulting and testing firm with more than 600 employees located in multiple Twin Cities offices, as well as in Duluth, Hibbing, Mankato, Rochester, and St. Cloud, Minnesota. Braun Intertec also has offices in Bismarck, Dickinson, 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, Braun Intertec Geothermal, LLC, both based in Minneapolis.


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