News  |  May 01, 2017  |  Arora

Arora Engineers, Inc. Acquires Grafton Technologies, Inc.

  • Arora Engineers Acquires Grafton Technologies

Arora Engineers, Inc. (Arora) and Grafton Technologies, Inc. (Grafton) today announced that they have merged their capabilities by Arora acquiring the assets of Grafton, an aviation Information Technology firm located in Newburyport, MA.

“The acquisition of Grafton demonstrates our commitment to creating one of the most unique minority-owned multidisciplinary engineering and geospatial technology firms in the nation delivering a vast array of services for the built environment,” said Manik Arora, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Arora. “In addition, Grafton’s business aligns well with our new commercial structure and is an excellent strategic fit for our Geospatial Technology practice, which will benefit from a significantly enhanced service portfolio and delivery capacity in growing markets. The acquisition further solidifies Arora’s bench strength to deliver even larger geospatial projects for aviation, transportation, government, commercial, and education infrastructure. Technology is a key component in our philosophy of Rethinking Infrastructure® as we consistently bring smarter solutions to the systems that are taking our society into the future.”

“The Arora-Grafton combination brings together the depth and innovation that our growing and evolving market demands,” said Randy Murphy, President and Founder of Grafton Technologies. “We are excited to take a working relationship that has grown over the years to the next level and together offer the services, solutions, and ultimately the project satisfaction our clients deserve.”

About Arora:

For over 30 years, Arora has specialized in providing engineering services tailored for clients in aviation, transportation, education, government, and the commercial sectors. The firm has re-thought the role played by a traditional Geospatial Solutions provider and its practice has evolved to emphasize the technology that connects systems infrastructure, improves operations and longevity, and makes life safer and easier for those who use it. Arora’s comprehensive geospatial practice focuses on the Aviation Industry and provides services for enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) implementations, FAA Airports GIS (aGIS) compliance, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and GIS base map development, geospatial data modeling, asset management, and mobile and web-based applications. Arora also provides engineering, construction management, and facilities maintenance management. Arora is headquartered in the Philadelphia region with offices in New York, San Jose, Boston, Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, and Fort Lauderdale.

About Grafton:

Grafton Technologies, Inc. was founded in January 2000 to provide innovative information solutions to help meet the growing demands of the aviation industry. A key focus has been on the development of GIS, CAD, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) data and applications for airports and the FAA. The firm has been committed to research and development of innovative solutions to relevant aviation industry needs and to help airports adapt those solutions to effectively meet their particular requirements. The firm has also helped to establish sustainable programs that leverage information technologies at an enterprise level within a variety of aviation organizations. The firm has worked with small, medium, and large hub airports in the U.S. and abroad, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation.


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