Rebrand for Grontmij as Sweco complete acquisition
04/04/2016 Highways Reporters
Engineering consultancy Grontmij UK will now be known as Sweco following its acquisition by Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy.
Grontmij was acquired last October by Sweco, which has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Today, Sweco has 14,500 employees, sales of approximately SEK 16 billion (£1.3 billion) and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
In the UK, the company employs 800 people and has particular expertise in the fields of energy, transportation, environment, asset management, sustainable buildings and water.
It consults on major projects nationwide via its network of offices in Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Maidenhead, Manchester, Newcastle, Peterborough and Solihull.
Commenting on the rebrand, Sweco UK managing director, Max Joy (pictured), said: “Our rebrand represents the next step of our successful integration of Grontmij into Sweco. We are Europe’s leading engineering consultancy and are already providing our UK clients with the benefits that this combined knowledge and experience brings.
“The UK construction industry is resurgent and presents us and our clients with a multitude of opportunities. Sweco has a distinct, intelligent approach to the way it consults which is insight-driven and dedicated to planning and designing the communities and cities of the future. We are confident this formula will prove as successful here as it does throughout mainland Europe and the world.”