HISTORY

With over 35 years of industry experience in infrastructure design, engineering, and construction, Equix is setting the bar for quality and safety in project execution across the United States.

1985
MI-TECH SERVICES INC.
Mi-Tech Services Inc., Equix’s first company, is established to focus on copper distribution design, copper transmission design, fiber optic design, conduit design and strand mapping for telecommunication systems in Northeastern Wisconsin. The company was formerly known as Data-Tel Communication Services and headquartered in Green Bay, WI, with 40 employees. Mi-Tech expanded its footprint with offices in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Washington, California and Florida and expanded services to provide high-quality, dependable technical and design services to telecommunications, power, pipeline, tunneling and wind energy industries from coast to coast. Mi-Tech has completed projects throughout the United States.
1990s
ADDING SERVICES TO OUR PORTFOLIO
Mi-Tech adds surveying services to assist customers even more broadly. It has become a vital part of the company’s business.
2011
INSPECTION SERVICES​
Pole Inspection Services and Inner Pole Investigations are acquired to broaden Mi-Tech’s capability offering a full suite of pole inspection and pole reinforcement services to power customers.
2012
WATER & WASTEWATER MARKET ADDITION​
Mi-Tech offers cross bore services to the gas distribution industry. Starting with only two camera trucks, the fleet quickly grew to more than 20 by 2016.
2014
FULL DESIGN & ENGINEERING CAPABILITIES ​
Mi-Tech acquires an engineering firm in central Wisconsin to become a full design/engineering firm. With the addition of civil and structural engineers, Mi-Tech is able to offer professional services, including sewer collections systems, rural and urban street design, water distribution design, site development and stormwater management. Environmental services play a crucial role in this acquisition, allowing Mi-Tech to provide environmental evaluation and compliance services. Environmental services include wetland delineations, environmental assessment and remediation, geologic and hydrologic evaluation, environmental compliance, materials testing and analysis.
2015
EQUIX IS FORMED!​
Equix, Inc. is formed as the parent company of Mi-Tech Services Inc. Equix, Inc. sets up independent support services with the vision of establishing more companies and services under the Equix brand.
2016
EXPANSION OF WATER & WASTEWATER SERVICES

Diversified Infrastructure Services (DIS) is formed to offer cross bore services to water and wastewater markets throughout the United States.
Also in 2016, DIS acquired the assets of two Heitkamp divisions, TRB in Gambrills, MD, and NEEPCO in Waterbury, CT.

2016
EXPANSION OF WATER & WASTEWATER SERVICES
Diversified Infrastructure Services (DIS) is formed to offer cross bore services to water and wastewater markets throughout the United States.
Also in 2016, DIS acquired the assets of two Heitkamp divisions, TRB in Gambrills, MD, and NEEPCO in Waterbury, CT.
2017
FIBER SPLICING IS ADDED TO OUR SERVICES
CJ Splicing is acquired, bringing more than 100 years of telecommunications cable splicing experience with it. This acquisition adds cutting edge splicing services and the ability to offer splicing of copper and fiber cable, fiber optic network transmission, fiber characterization testing and fiber optic network auditing.
2018
PIPELINE COMES TO TOWN​
Equix Inc. acquires RAW Construction LLC in Tallahassee, Florida. RAW Construction is a gas distribution contractor operating in Florida, Alabama and Georgia. RAW Construction offers open-cut trenching, plowing, directional drilling, welding, tapping, fusing and testing.
2018
TRENCHING SERVICES​
Diversified Energy Services (DES) is formed as the home of a newly created pipeline and renewable trenching contractor in Texas.
2019
NEW MARKETS - CIVIL, RENEWABLES, & GEOTECHNICAL ​
DIS adds civil construction, geotechnical and renewable energy services to the public and private markets.
2020
RE-BRANDING & MORE EXPANSION!​
In an effort to provide seamless brand recognition across all of our organizations, we have rebranded several of our companies with the Equix moniker.
Raw Construction is now Equix Energy Services
Diversified Energy Services is now Equix Energy
Diversified Infrastructure Services was split into two companies to better align with their services, Equix Infrastructure houses our Civil, Renewable, & Geotechnical offerings. Equix Integrity services the Water & Wastewater markets.
Equix also formed a new organization, Equix Broadband. The newly formed group will expand our wireless and wireline telecommunications portfolio working in lock step with Mi-Tech to offer full EPC & Design/Build solutions.
Due to their strong brand recognition, Astra Group and Mi-Tech will still continue to operate under their legacy names.