Dec 06 Thompson Holdings Acquires Meyer Engineers
Thompson Holdings Acquires Meyer Engineers, Expanding Louisiana Presence
POSTED ON 12/6/22
MOBILE, Ala., December 6, 2022 – Thompson Holdings, Inc. (Thompson), a family of companies providing engineering, architecture, and disaster response solutions, announced today the acquisition of Meyer Engineers. Meyer Engineers specializes in architecture, engineering, construction management, and construction engineering and inspection services to clients in the federal, transportation, industrial, and municipal markets. Established in 1965, its 60 employees share the same core values as Thompson companies and focus on innovative, quality solutions to solve its clients’ needs.
“Increasing Thompson’s Louisiana and Texas footprint is a key point in our strategic growth plan,” said John Baker, Chairman of Thompson. “Meyer Engineers has a long and respected history of excellence in the New Orleans area and will be a valued partner in our westward expansion.” The Thompson companies currently offer services in eight Southeastern states.
“Thompson and Meyer have a lot in common, most importantly a longtime commitment to excellent client service,” said Rick Meyer, who will continue in his role as President of Meyer Engineers. “This next step in Meyer’s evolution allows us to expand and diversify the services we offer. Meyer employees will also benefit from the support Thompson provides as an employee-owned company.”
Meyer Engineers joins Thompson Engineering, Watermark Design, and Thompson Consulting Services as Thompson-affiliated companies. With the acquisition of Meyer, Thompson’s Louisiana presence expands to more than 85 employees in the Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, and New Orleans metro areas.
The Thompson companies operate in eight states throughout the Southeast. Its nearly 400 employees serve clients from California to Puerto Rico. Thompson Engineering is a multi-disciplined engineering firm celebrating 70 years in 2023. Watermark Design Group is an architecture and planning firm. Thompson Consulting Services is a rapidly growing leader in disaster recovery services.
About Meyer Engineers
Established in 1965, Meyer Engineers is an architectural and engineering firm that helps communities, non-profits, and businesses thrive. Meyer has completed numerous projects throughout south Louisiana for federal, state, and local agencies as well as the private sector.