ZWEIGWHITE Ranks CARDNO Hottest Firm of 2011
Portland, OR (September 14, 2011) ‐ Cardno – an integrated environmental, management and engineering consulting service provider – is proud to announce a #1 ranking on the 2011 Zweig Letter Hot Firm List.
Since 2000, ZweigWhite – the nation's leader in enhancing business performance for architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms – has compiled an annual list of the 100 fastest growing firms in North America. The rankings are based on earnings and revenue growth over the past three years in comparison to peers.
In recent years, Cardno has thrived within a struggling economy and experienced record growth by diversifying its portfolio. Cardno expanded its service offerings in the environmental and energy markets to complemen existing services in land development, transportation and water in the United States, as well as social infrastructure services for emerging markets globally. Michael Renshaw, President of Cardno USA, remarked, "Cardno is honored to be recognized for our growth and achievement. Our focus has always been on our clients, and we are thankful to have achieved this growth to better serve them. This accomplishment also reflects the dedication of our employees and their commitment to providing value to our clients."
The firm expanded to the U.S. in 2007 with American headquarters in Portland, OR. In four years, the firm's American staff has grown from 8 to over 2,000 professionals. "We wanted the ability to serve our clients across the globe, and to achieve that, we knew we needed to build a key presence in the U.S. Our existing 90 American offices help us offer responsive, localized service with access to global resources when needed. We will continue to focus on client needs and expand to serve those needs," stated Renshaw.
The Zweig Letter ranking follows Cardno's recent debut on a variety of Engineering News Record lists, including #35 on the Top 200 International Firms, #17 on the Top 100 Pure Designers, and #6 on the Top 10 Environmental Sciences Firms.
Cardno partners with clients to solve infrastructure, environmental and social challenges by providing integrated, professional consulting services. Established in 1945 in Brisbane, Australia, the firm has 160 worldwide offices with 90 located in the Americas. Cardno provides clients with daily access to over 4,200 professionals with in‐depth industry experience, technical excellence, and strategic insight. Cardno's multidisciplinary teams customize service and solutions to consider clients' operational realities, meet technical needs, gain stakeholder buy‐in, and confidently plan, design, and deliver manageable, sustainable projects. Cardno is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX: CDD]. www.cardno.com.
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