ECSI operates five offices in Kentucky and West Virginia with more than 50 employees and $4 to $5 million in annual sales. “This is a very unique business arrangement that closely matches the character and culture we have built at ECSI over the past 27 years,” said Steve Gardner, president and CEO, ECSI. “We are now partnered with E&E in a new firm which greatly expands the range of services and geographic area we can cover. It means better service for our existing clients and the opportunity for us to help serve E&E’s clients worldwide. We expect the rapid expansion of our business and anticipate hiring many additional engineers, scientists and support personnel in the near future. We now have an international reach while keeping a local presence.” Gardner will serve as general manager, ECSI, LLC.

“Our strengths and goals complement one another,” said E&E president and CEO Kevin Neumaier.  “Together with ECSI, E&E will expand its geographic presence in the Kentucky and West Virginia region and augment the company’s mining sector capabilities worldwide.” E&E is a global leader in environmental management, employing more than 1,100 professionals in 85 engineering and scientific disciplines in offices nationwide and around the world.