Leading Australian accessibility consultancy provider MGAC joins Jensen Hughes
The acquisition strengthens the company’s growing presence in Australia and helps position it exceptionally well for future expansion in the region.
BALTIMORE, April 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today Jensen Hughesthe global leader in engineering, consulting and technology that makes the world safe, secure and resilient, announced the acquisition of Morris Goding Access Consulting (MGAC), the leading pure-accessibility code consulting firm- play in Australia. Five months after the acquisition of the company Australiaheadquartered in BCA Logic, this strategic acquisition expands the rapidly growing global company’s presence in Australia and helps position the business exceptionally well for future expansion across Australia and New Zealand as well as globally.
Co-founded in 2000 by two of the australia the most eminent consultants in universal design and accessibility code, Nick Morris and David Goding, the award-winning MGAC provides Jensen Hughes with a powerful new springboard to capitalize on the Australian market as well as opportunities across the world. Over the past 20 years, MGAC has been a vital contributor to international events and projects in countries such as dubai, India, Hong Kong, China, Brazil, Qatar, France, Turkey, Russia and Azerbaijan.
MGAC and BCA Logic will continue to partner with commercial certification providers to provide building code and fire safety engineering services. BCA Logic ceased commercial certification services over 10 years ago to focus on code consulting and fire safety engineering. This partnership approach ensures that MGAC can continue to provide independent information and expertise to consultancies across Australia.
“This new partnership increases the opportunities here in our home market to provide a range of services through a world-class organization while continuing – at the same time – to deliver the consistently high levels of personal and personalized service expected of our customers have learned to expect from us,” says Morris. “Every one of our employees – 100% – joins the new partnership. We will continue to support our customers exactly as we have in the past – but with a much greater global depth in terms of resources, skills and experience.” Goding agrees. “We will also leverage the offices and people of Jensen Hughes across Australia and the region,” he says, “with many other opportunities to advance our customer service, discover new opportunities and cross-sell internally.”
“This is a win-win situation for Jensen Hughes and for our new colleagues coming from MGAC,” said Raj Arora, CEO of Jensen Hughes. “Both companies share a similar purpose, emphasizing the value of people, customers, industry and performance with an unwavering commitment to technical excellence and exceptional customer service.
Pankaj Duggal, president and chief operating officer of Jensen Hughes, agrees. “Accessibility consulting is an integral part of our core service mix,” he says. “Many of our customers already recognize the importance of accessibility and universal design as a compliance requirement and a key pillar of their culture – and in providing an inclusive, respectful and empowering environment for every employee. On behalf of our global team, I am delighted to welcome our new MGAC colleagues to Jensen Hughes and our growing global family!”
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Jensen Hughes is the global leader in engineering, consulting and technology that makes our world safe, secure and resilient. Around the world, we are recognized most widely for our leadership in fire protection engineering – a legacy of responsibility that we have carried forward with honor and pride since 1939. Our commitment to safety, security and resilience extends to other core competencies core to our purpose, strategic capabilities that we have been expanding for years. These include accessibility consulting, risk and hazard analysis, process security, forensic investigations, security risks and emergency management as well as digital innovation in many of our services. . Today, our more than 1,500 engineers, consultants, analysts and strategists work in more than 90 offices and support clients in more than 100 countries in all markets – government, healthcare, science and technology energy, critical missions and transport. For more information, visit www.jensenhughes.com.
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