Contact: Lisa Wagman Glezer
February 17, 2012
G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. Acquires Earth Support Division of GeoConstructors, Inc.
(York, PA) G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. announces the acquisition of the Earth Support Division (ESD) of GeoConstructors, Inc.(GCI), a Virginia corporation headquartered in Purcellville, VA. The Earth Support Division was established when GeoConstructors, Inc. purchased Terratech of Virginia, LLC in 2007.
The Earth Support Division provides a wide range of geotechnical design and construction services including temporary and permanent wall-systems as well as tiebacks, tie downs, soil nails, rock anchors, micropiles (which include hollow bar micropiles, pin piles and helical anchors). These ground anchor systems are available to customers in the commercial, industrial and transportation markets. The Earth Support Division is currently involved in design-build projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, DC, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.
G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc., a heavy highway contractor expanded its extensive piling operations in 2011 when it formed the Geotechnical Construction Services Group to increase its foundation and earth retention system services. Wagman also opened an office in Dunn, North Carolina in 2011 as a result of increasing projects in the Southern Region.
The acquisition of the Earth Support Division from GeoConstructors, Inc. further expands G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.’s geotechnical construction services, particularly for the Southern Region. Rich Wagman, Chairman & CEO of G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. states, “The acquisition allows us to increase our services, equipment and skilled personnel and expand the geotechnical services in the Southern Region."
The addition of the Earth Support Division to G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. brings 10 new employees with more than 100 years of combined experience and successful completion of thousands of projects. In addition, the acquisition increases Wagman's inventory of unique specialized equipment which are necessary to achieve the best and safest results.
The operation, formerly known as GeoConstructors’ Earth Support Division, will operate as “G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.” and be part of G.A. & F.C. Wagman’s Geotechnical Construction Services. They will operate out of an office and equipment yard located in Berryville, Virginia.
For more information about GeoConstructors, Inc., please visit http://www.geostructures.com/index.html
About G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc.
Celebrating its 110th anniversary, G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. was founded in 1902 and continues on today as a fourth generation, family-owned general contracting business headquartered in York, PA. G.A. & F.C. Wagman, Inc. is a heavy civil contractor specializing in transportation infrastructure and has grown to become a nationally recognized leader within the industry. Wagman’s core competencies include: design-build, bridges, marine construction, structures, highways, excavation, drainage, modified concrete and geotechnical construction services. For more information about Wagman, please visit www.wagman.com.