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Michael Baker International Celebrates 75-Year Anniversary

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Baker International, a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services, is planning a year of events and celebrations in 2015 to celebrate the company's 75th anniversary and lay the groundwork for 75 more years of historic projects, meaningful innovation and engineering excellence.

From its humble beginnings in 1940 as an engineering and surveying consulting firm, Michael Baker International has become one of the leading global providers of engineering, development, intelligence, and technology solutions. Michael Baker International's more than 5,000 professionals are located at over 90 offices worldwide and have successfully completed projects in over 150 countries around the globe. Some of the company's signature projects include: the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia; the Route 52 Causeway in New Jersey; the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System; the Marblehead Planned Community in San Clemente, California; and the U.S. Chancery in Manila, Philippines. Throughout its history, Michael Baker International has worked to establish its reputation as a company that delivers technically innovative work to strengthen communities.

"The passion, professionalism and dedication of our employees are the qualities that define Michael Baker International's past and will continue to define its future as 'We Make a Difference' every day in the communities we serve around the world," said Kurt Bergman, CEO of Michael Baker International. "While we are excited to mark this key milestone in our history, we are also looking forward to what the future holds for our clients and our industry."

To help kick-off the company's diamond anniversary, Michael Baker International has redesigned its website (www.mbakerintl.com) to better highlight its deep history and showcase some of the pivotal projects the company has been involved with. The website also offers visitors more opportunities to explore the global markets and diverse practices served by the company.

"As Michael Baker International continues to grow both in depth and breadth, our enhanced online presence serves as a direct reflection of our innovative work and top-tier position in the industry," Bergman said.

About Michael Baker International, LLC


Michael Baker International, LLC is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services which includes planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. Baker provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 90 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record. To learn more about Michael Baker International visit: www.mbakerintl.com

CONTACT: Mark A. Miller, Corporate Affairs Michael Baker International, LLC mediainquiries@mbakerintl.com 412-269-7162Source:Michael Baker International