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Food Systems Design Joins POWER Engineers

June 2011

POWER Engineers, Inc. announced today that it is significantly expanding its commitment to the food and beverage industry with the acquisition of Minneapolis based Food Systems Design, Inc. (FSD) one of the leading consulting and engineering firms dedicated to the food processing and packaging industry.

“The acquisition strengthens POWER’s food and beverage division, creating one of the most comprehensive teams of engineers and specialists serving the industry” noted POWER’s President Jack Hand. “With over 170 food and beverage team members and 31 offices, POWER will be able to provide unprecedented engineering design and program management services.”

POWER’s and FSD’s clients will see a smooth, uninterrupted transition that expands and strengthens the resources and services they have come to depend upon; process, packaging, mechanical, electrical, controls, and integrated building design, from concept to operation.

“FSD is thrilled to join forces with a team as passionate as we are,” stated Patrick Douglass, president of FSD, who will remain and lead the efforts of the Minneapolis office. “Our clients view us as an extension of their engineering team; this acquisition gives us full service engineering capabilities.”

About POWER Engineers

POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering firm specializing in the delivery of integrated solutions for energy, food and beverage facilities, communications, environmental, and federal markets. POWER Engineers offers complete multidiscipline engineering and program management services. Founded in 1976, it is an employee-owned company with more than 1,300 employees and over 30 offices throughout the United States and abroad.