Black & Veatch Acquires Public Safety Network Specialists RCC Consultants

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black & Veatch has further enhanced its capabilities in delivering telecommunications services for public safety networks with the acquisition of RCC Consultants.

RCC is a global engineering and consulting firm serving public safety and private networks. It is headquartered in Woodbridge, New Jersey. RCC provides synergy for Black & Veatch efforts to expand network engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) work for public safety clients.

“RCC expands our access to new client relationships and brings specific industry expertise,” said Marty Travers, President of Black & Veatch’s Telecommunications business. “Black & Veatch’s well-established carrier and utility telecom business coupled with RCC’s capabilities will enhance our service offerings for public safety clients.”

RCC brings strong brand equity in the marketplace through its public safety and critical infrastructure experience. It also blends its consulting and asset management expertise with the large-scale project delivery capabilities of Black & Veatch.

“The team at RCC is well regarded for their expertise in the Public Safety industry,” added Travers. “By coupling RCC with our industry leading turnkey design/build capabilities, our clients will benefit from end to end delivery solutions that reduce deployment costs while improving schedule durations.”

Editor’s Notes:

  • Black & Veatch has achieved the number one ranking worldwide in telecommunications for U.S.-based engineering companies for six consecutive years. The rankings are compiled by Engineering News-Record.


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