DBi Services acquires Maryland Branch of Mercier’s Inc. Right of Way Maintenance (ROW) Division
Effective January 26, 2016, DBi Services has acquired the assets of the Maryland Branch of Mercier’s Inc. Right of Way Maintenance (ROW) Division.
Located in Harmans, Maryland just outside of BWI Baltimore International Airport, Mercier’s employs 34 under ownership of Craig Mercier. The Maryland Branch of Mercier’s currently provides stormwater and excavating services for the Maryland State Highway Administration and Maryland Transit Authority, as well as private industry.
Craig is also the owner of the Mercier’s Inc. Central Branch which is based out of South Point, Ohio where he employs over 100 and has been in business for over 35 years in the Railroad and DOT maintenance markets.
DBi will operate the business under the name DBi Services, maintaining operations in the current Baltimore area location. DBi will continue to provide quality general contracting services and expand its core services in Maryland, as well as bring excavating services into its core line of offerings. This acquisition now positions DBi to become one of the largest highway maintenance contractors inMaryland.
“The opportunity DBi brings to our Maryland Branch through its corporate structure, service line and growth strategy is extremely exciting for Mercier’s employees and myself to fulfill the vision of our Maryland Branch,“ said Mercier. “The innovative way DBi manages its contracting operations will ensure our customers receive the highest level of service.”
“The Maryland Branch of Mercier’s is a very strategic acquisition for DBi and a great opportunity to expand our footprint in the Northeast and continue to grow our core service lines,” said Paul DeAngelo, DBi President. “DBi is excited to welcome the employees of Mercier’s into the DBi Family.”
DBi Services is headquartered in Hazleton, PA. Founded in 1978 by Neal and Paul DeAngelo, DBi has a worldwide network of over 50 locations and 1500 employees, providing infrastructure maintenance, management and operations solutions to government agencies, railways, utilities and private industries.