M&A

Parsons buys Williams Electric to grow Army, critical infrastructure cyber footprints

Parsons Corp. has purchased Florida-headquartered Williams Electric to add a new presence among the Army Corps of Engineers and grow its work in the critical infrastructure cyber market.

Terms of the transaction were undisclosed and the deal also brings new footprints with classified customers, Parsons said Wednesday. Williams Electric concentrates its services in areas such as control system integration, electrical and general contracting, and energy infrastructure.

The acquisition of Williams Electric aims to combine its knowledge of energy control systems with Parsons work in cybersecurity to create a converged, secure operational technology service that defends against cyber threats.

Through this deal, Parsons will expand its integrated cyber and control system offering with the Defense, Energy and Veterans Affairs markets along with international regions such as the Middle East.

Parsons also envisions the deal as one that aligns with the smart cities concept, automation of manufacturing and government-mandated cyber standards for critical infrastructure assets as control systems technologies evolve.

Williams Electric's headquarters are in Fort Walton, Fla. with additional offices located in Virginia and Maryland.

About the Author

Ross Wilkers is a senior staff writer for Washington Technology. He can be reached at rwilkers@washingtontechnology.com. Follow him on Twitter: @rosswilkers. Also find and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our July 12 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.