Inframark and ESG Operations Combine to Form Inframark-ESG, the Leading Full-Service Infrastructure Management Company

Combined company’s increased scale and service offerings will deliver benefits for clients and communities across an expanded national footprint

Inframark LLC and ESG Operations, Inc, two leading infrastructure and utility operations and maintenance (“O&M”) companies, announced they are merging to form Inframark-ESG.

The strategic combination will form one of the premier providers of infrastructure-focused O&M services to public and private clients across North America while building upon both companies’ track records of consistent growth, strong customer service, and support of clients’ sustainability objectives.

Inframark-ESG will consist of over 2,600 dedicated professionals providing best-in-class service to more than 400 clients including municipalities, special utility districts, water supply corporations, and commercial/industrial entities that collectively serve over six million consumers.

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In connection with the transaction, James Devlin, current Executive Chairman and CEO of Inframark, will lead the combined platform. ESG’s founders and seasoned management team, led by Dan GroselleClay SykesJohn Eddlemon and Paul Tickerhoof, will continue to lead ESG and will partner with the Inframark management team to assume leadership roles in the combined enterprise.

“This partnership is a natural evolution for our companies given our similar cultures and shared values and commitment to client service and satisfaction, employee engagement and solving the growing challenges of protecting valuable assets, public health, and the environment.” said James Devlin. “We have long admired and respected what the ESG team has achieved in the Southeast and look forward to growing together. As public and private entities across the U.S. increasingly seek the advantages and efficiencies a scaled, innovative, full-service partner can bring to operating and maintaining their infrastructure, we are well positioned to deliver solutions that meet the full spectrum of their needs and drive continued growth.”

“We are thrilled to join James and his team to form Inframark-ESG,” said ESG co-founders Clay Sykes and Dan Groselle. “Together, we will have one of the most talented and experienced teams in our industry, which is a testament to the strong, client- and growth-oriented cultures both of our companies have always maintained and will continue to foster. This combination will have incredible benefits for our clients, team members and the communities we are all privileged to serve.”

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In addition to Inframark and ESG’s shared strength in areas such as water and wastewater management, the combined company’s existing and prospective clients will benefit from ESG’s expertise in high-value services such as public works management, fleet maintenance, natural gas distribution, and sanitation and refuse collection. As a larger entity Inframark-ESG will have greater ability to invest in cutting edge technologies and digital offerings to stay at the forefront of the industry, provide clients with critical support regarding sustainability and environmental standards, and meet and exceed the increasingly stringent client needs of today and tomorrow.

The full range of services provided by Inframark-ESG will include:

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant, Sewer Collection Network, and Pumping Station O&M
  • Water Treatment Plant and Distribution Network O&M
  • SCADA Design, Installation and Maintenance
  • Engineering and Capital Improvement Management
  • Industrial Pre-Treatment
  • Stormwater Services
  • Asset Management
  • Water Tank Maintenance
  • Meter Reading
  • Public Works Management
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Sanitation and Refuse Collection

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