Canton firm Burley-Guminiak to merge with Capital Consultants Architecture and Engineering today; ceremony at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 9:07 am

CANTON -- Canton-based engineering and consulting firm, Burley-Guminiak & Associates, will officially merge with Lansing, Michigan-based Capital Consultants Architecture and Engineering (C2AE) today.

A ceremonial signing of merger paperwork and remarks from elected state and local officials will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Canton, with C2AE and Principals of Burley-Guminiak & Associates, Consulting Engineers, P.L.L.C.

Burley-Guminiak was established in 1996 in a partnership between Timothy Burley and Robert Guminiak.

Since that time, the company has been involved in civil engineering and consulting for many municipal projects throughout St. Lawrence County.

This is the second firm expansion for C2AE in 2012. Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, with additional offices in Grand Rapids, Gaylord, Escanaba and Kalamazoo, C2AE officials say it will end 2012 with record growth.

According to a release from C2AE, Sen. Patty Ritchie will attend the event.

Burley-Guminiak & Associates was formed as the result of the partnering between two consulting engineers, formerly employed by a large New York State architectural/engineering firm.

Originally organized as a partnership, the business transitioned to Burley-Guminiak & Associates, Consulting Engineers, P.L.L.C.

The firm has been recognized for its specialists in civil, site, environmental, mechanical and electrical engineering; construction administration, geographical information systems, and grantsmanship.

Its Canton employees include Tim Burley, Robert Guminiak, John Woods, William Backus, Tom Owney, Andrew Dodd, D. Jay Berkman, Steven Willard and Mike Whitmarsh.