Halff Associates, Inc. to Acquire Morrison-Shipley Engineers

October 7, 2021

RICHARDSON, Texas and FORT SMITH, Arkansas — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announced it is acquiring Arkansas-based firm Morrison-Shipley Engineers. Morrison-Shipley will do business as Morrison-Shipley Halff.

Morrison-Shipley is a multidiscipline civil engineering firm under the leadership of Greg Shipley, John Wary, Brian Maurer and Travis Brisendine. Morrison-Shipley provides civil engineering, land surveying, BIM, aerial mapping and 3D laser scanning services to private and public sector clients across the South and Midwest.

“We are excited about Morrison-Shipley joining Halff because their culture of putting people first so closely aligns with ours,” Halff President/CEO Mark Edwards said. “Their reputation for excellence will help grow our presence in Arkansas and beyond, as well as provide greater opportunities for both firms’ employees.”

Morrison-Shipley, which employs more than 50 people, has offices in Fort Smith, Arkansas; Bentonville, Arkansas; and Frisco, Texas. The firm has extensive experience in the public works, residential, aviation, commercial and industrial/warehouse development sectors.

“Being part of the Halff family is a big step forward for us,” said Shipley, Morrison-Shipley’s president. “Joining a firm with a similar mission and culture will accelerate our growth as we continue to serve our clients. We are especially excited about offering additional services to tap into new markets and give our people additional opportunities.”

About the Firm

Halff is an award-winning, employee-owned, diverse and multidiscipline professional engineering and architecture firm. For more than 70 years, Halff has provided innovative solutions for clients throughout the United States. Halff is committed to the purpose of improving lives and communities by turning ideas into reality by continuously investing in its employees and fostering a culture of collaboration.

Halff has 28 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas. The firm is ranked No. 97 by Engineering News-Record. Halff is the No. 10 Top Workplace nationally in 2022 as ranked by Energage for businesses with 1,000 to 2,499 employees.

For more information about Halff, visit halff.com.