Tetra Tech, Inc. was founded in 1966 to provide engineering services related to waterways, harbors, and coastal areas. For 50 years, the Company has substantially increased the size and scope of its business and expanded its service offerings through a series of strategic acquisitions and internal growth.
Today, Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services.
From the beginning, Tetra Tech has attracted the best and brightest minds in science and engineering, and has always focused on bringing innovative solutions to our clients' most complex needs.
Today, Tetra Tech has 16,000 employees located in 400 offices worldwide.
Tetra Tech is based in Pasadena, California.
|1966||Tetra Tech's predecessor is founded.|
|1969||A wave lab is opened.|
|1973||Tetra Tech launches the first remote control submarine for exploration and military applications.|
|1979||Tetra Tech analyzes data and explores Alaska's North Slope for oil.|
|1982||Tetra Tech is acquired by Honeywell.|
|1985||Tetra Tech is awarded its first national water quality program.|
|1988||Through a leveraged buy-out, the company's management team purchases Tetra Tech from Honeywell. The company has about 300 personnel.|
|1989||Tetra Tech expands its groundwater capability.|
|1991||Tetra Tech completes its initial public offering. The company primarily provides services in the Resource Management business area.|
|1992||U.S. Department of Energy awards Tetra Tech nationwide environmental services contract.|
|1993||U.S. Air Force awards Tetra Tech a nationwide National Environmental Policy Act contract.|
|1994||U.S. Navy awards Tetra Tech a CLEAN II 10-year, $330 million contract.|
|1995||Tetra Tech establishes its Infrastructure Services business segment.|
|1997||Tetra Tech establishes its Communications Services business segment.|
|1999||Tetra Tech's research and development group creates U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) BASINS model to enable watershed management approach.|
|2003||Tetra Tech establishes its Systems Support and Security business to apply its skills to the growing homeland security concern.|
|2007||Tetra Tech expands its alternative energy capabilities.|
|2008||Tetra Tech builds its international development capabilities, winning major contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development.|
|2009||Tetra Tech expands into Canada with its Wardrop Engineering acquisition.|
|2010||Tetra Tech continues to build its Canadian practice, acquiring several notable Canadian engineering firms.|
|2011||Tetra Tech expands in Australia with its Proteus EPCM Engineers acquisition, providing a gateway to new markets in Asia and Africa.|
|2011||Tetra Tech acquires Metalica Consultores of Chile, following its large global mining clients to a new geography.|
|2012||Tetra Tech further expands in Latin America, acquiring a Brazilian mining engineering practice.|
|2013||Tetra Tech acquires American Environmental Group to provide full-service waste management capabilities.|
|2013||Parkland Pipeline joins Tetra Tech, expanding services to the North American energy market.|
|2014||Engineering News-Record ranks Tetra Tech #1 in Water, Solid Waste, and Environmental Management.|
|2016||Tetra Tech acquires Coffey International, expanding its international development service offerings and presence in Australia, the Asia-Pacific Region, and Europe.|
|2016||Tetra Tech celebrates its 50th Anniversary on July 28, 2016.|