FOND DU LAC, WI (December 6, 2019) – Equix, Inc. announces the addition of the Astra Group, LLC, to its portfolio of professional, technical and construction service companies.
Equix is comprised of multiple companies with a cohesive mission of providing comprehensive infrastructure services to customers in North America. Equix currently has more than 25 office locations throughout the United States.
Astra Group was founded in 1994 to provide general contracting services throughout the Southeast. Astra Group’s services have three focuses:
- General construction for governmental entities, including athletic facilities, parks and recreation, transportation, and commercial/vertical.
- Site development for infrastructure, private development and environmentally sensitive projects.
- General contracting with an emphasis on repetitive construction and renovation.
“The acquisition of Astra Group represents a significant milestone in our goal of continuing to grow as a premier provider of infrastructure services throughout the United States,” said Jerrod Henschel, Equix President and CEO. “The portfolio of services currently offered by Astra Group is a true complement to Equix. There are strong synergies between the businesses that will enable Equix to expand the organization’s service offerings and geographic footprint to better serve our customer base.”
Andrew Lindsay, president of Astra, will stay on in his current role.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for Astra Group to enter its next 25 years as part of Equix, a company with core values closely aligned to those on which Astra is built,” he said. “Becoming a part of Equix positions us for the future filled with abundant opportunities for growth and success.”
According to Ian Lindsay, founder and chairman of Astra: “This transaction will put Astra into a position to achieve its goal of being the premier infrastructure, public facility and heavy civil contractor in the Southeast and is a great opportunity for all the Astra family.”
About Equix, Inc.
Equix, Inc. (www.equixinc.com) offers full-scale utility design, permitting and construction, heavy civil, water/wastewater, integrity maintenance and inspection, survey, easement, and technical services. Employing more than 1,100 people nationwide, Equix is based in Fond du Lac, WI.
About Astra Group, Inc.
Astra Group, Inc (www.astragroupinc.com) is a leader in the Southeast in the delivery of general contracting and job order contracting to private, commercial, government and municipal entities. Employing more than 160 people and operating from headquarters in Woodstock, GA with additional offices in Atlanta, Savannah, and Tampa, FL.