Professional Service Industries acquires Waukesha firm

Special to The Freeman

April 4, 2014

WAUKESHA Midwest Engineering Services Inc. on Friday said it has been acquired by Oak Brook, Ill.-based Professional Service Industries Inc.

More than 40 employees from Waukesha-based Midwest Engineering will be added to the Professional Service Industries team. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

According to the companies, the acquisition makes PSI the largest engineering, testing and inspection firm of its type in Wisconsin. PSI provides environmental, engineering and testing services. It has about 2,300 employees and operates more than 100 offices in the U.S.

"I am very pleased that MES management and staff will continue to be part of the leadership team in Wisconsin," said Murray Savage, chief executive of PSI.

Midwest Engineering has five Wisconsin locations, which are Waukesha, Appleton, Chippewa Falls, Green Bay and Ripon.