McClure joins IMEG to create one of largest regional civil firms

ROCKFORD – McClure Engineering Associates, Inc. has joined IMEG Corp., creating one of the largest civil engineering firms in the Midwest.

McClure’s 85 team members – including the staff at its Rockford location – add to IMEG’s expansion of its civil operations begun by a recent merger with another Illinois-based civil firm, Missman, Inc. In addition to its Rockford office, McClure has offices in East Moline, Waukegan, Ottawa, and Macomb, Ill.

“Like IMEG, our firm was founded in the Quad-Cities and has a valued reputation spanning decades,” said Brett Fetter, President/CEO of McClure Engineering. “We have grown to several offices over the years, and the merger provides us with the avenue for bringing our experience and expertise to an even larger client base – and providing additional services to our current clients due to IMEG’s broad spectrum of engineering disciplines.”

McClure Engineering was founded in 1969 in East Moline by William L. McClure and Jerold W. Leckman. The company evolved from a single location "start-up" to a multi-office professional consulting civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm serving public and private sector clients.

“McClure has been a leader of civil engineering in central and northern Illinois, eastern Iowa and southern Wisconsin for nearly 50 years and is one of our highly valued, long-time project teaming partners,” said Paul VanDuyne, President/CEO of IMEG Corp., headquartered in Rock Island, Ill. “We are extremely fortunate to have their expert personnel join us in developing our new civil team. This strategic opportunity will allow us to provide current and potential clients with one of the largest and most talented civil engineering groups in the Midwest.”

Corporate and team integration discussions will begin over the next several weeks in conjunction with the Missman merger; McClure will continue to operate under its existing brand – as a division of IMEG Corp. – through the end of 2017.

IMEG, formerly KJWW Engineering Consultants, was founded in Rock Island, Ill., in 1961. KJWW merged with TTG Engineers (Pasadena, Calif.) in 2015, forming IMEG. Today, the firm has 1,200 employees and is among the top 5 building industry engineering firms in the U.S. (BD+C Giants 300).