The Burns Group

The Burns Group Acquires Klein and Hoffman's Philadelphia-Based Structures Division

The Burns Group announced the acquisition of the Philadelphia-based Structures Division of Klein and Hoffman, Inc., including its buildings, transportation and environmental structures groups in Philadelphia and New York City, and its environmental structures group in Chicago. Matthew Burns, President and CEO of Burns, emphasized that "The addition of Klein and Hoffman's core structural engineering assets reinforces Burns' mission of applying uncommon skill and talent to solve the toughest engineering challenges. We have worked together with Klein and Hoffman for many years guiding our clients to successful engineering solutions, and now with this acquisition, we can better deliver a superior client experience."

Klein and Hoffman, Inc. is a 60-year-old, diversified structural engineering and architectural restoration firm based in Chicago, with regional offices in Philadelphia and New York City. After the acquisition, Klein and Hoffman will retain its Architectural and Structural Restoration groups in Chicago and Philadelphia, and will continue to provide structural engineering services from its Chicago base under the Klein and Hoffman name.

The Burns Group and Klein and Hoffman will continue to collaborate on projects where their respective areas of specialization enhance the ability to provide appropriate solutions in support of clients' needs.

The Burns Group provides professional engineering design, construction management and design/build services for clients in the aviation, railroad and transit, facilities and infrastructure, and higher education markets. Burns has a 50+ year reputation of exceptional client service, employee commitment and technical quality. To learn more, visit