Thompson Engineering acquires Barry A. Vittor & Associates

Barry A. Vittor & Associates is known for its environmental research and laboratory services

A view inside Barry A. Vittor & Associates’ lab.

Thompson Engineering, a multi-disciplined engineering firm with offices in eight Southeastern states and headquartered in Mobile, has acquired Barry A. Vittor & Associates, a 20-person environmental research and consulting firm.

Barry A. Vittor & Associates is known for its laboratory services in benthic ecology and is broad experience in wetland assessment and restoration.

“The Vittor team is one of the most sought-after firms in the nation for projects involving bottom-dwelling invertebrates, and is highly regarded along the Gulf Coast,” said John Baker, CEO of Thompson Engineering. “In addition, the Vittor team’s talents in wetland delineation, permitting and restoration will enhance our environmental service lines, particularly in the industrial and transportation markets where we’re seeing significant growth.”

Barry A. Vittor & Associates was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Mobile.

Barry Vittor.

“We’ve been partnering with Thompson Engineering for more than 45 years and in that time, have come to know Thompson as a high-quality organization that cares for its clients and employees,” said Barry Vittor, owner of Bary A. Vittor & Associates. “Joining Thompson will bring incredible value to our staff and clients and I’m excited about the opportunities ahead.”

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Thompson Engineering, established in 1953, is part of Thompson Holdings, which acquired Meyer Engineers of Louisiana and the Alabama operations of Burk-Kleinpeter in 2022. Thompson Holdings is also the parent company of Watermark Design, an architectural firm, and Thompson Consulting Services, a disaster recovery services firm.

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