GRAEF-USA Inc. (GRAEF) an engineering, planning and design firm headquartered in Milwaukee, has acquired Sarasota-based Erickson Consulting Engineers (ECE), a coastal and civil engineering firm. The acquisition also includes ownership of ECE’s partner company, Coastal Design and Engineering (CDE), a civil, coastal and environmental firm located in Turks and Caicos Islands. ECE and CDE will join the firm’s eight other locations in Orlando, Miami, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison, Wisconsin, Chicago, and Minneapolis.
ECE and CDE will remain locally known as Erickson Consulting Engineers, and Coastal Design and Engineering. They will both be branded as a GRAEF company. Karyn Erickson will continue in her current responsibilities as the office leader at both ECE and CDE locations. Specific terms of the acquisition are not being released.