LaBella is proud to announce we have completed the acquisition of Capital District NY-based Aztech Environmental Technologies. The partnership will expand our umbrella of environmental engineering services to include environmental contracting, such as drilling, excavation and remedial design and construction. It also augments LaBella’s team with experienced engineers, geologists, drillers, installers and operators, while adding a fleet of construction equipment to its resources.
“Part of our growth strategy has been to identify gaps in our services expertise and find the right partners to help fill them,” said Rob Pepe, Chief Financial Officer, LaBella Associates. ”The Aztech team’s environmental contracting experience and technical expertise is unparalled and we look forward to working together to provide the highest quality of client service through all phases of environmental projects.”
Under the leadership of founding co-owners Mary Passaretti, PG and Fil L. Fina III, PE, Aztech Technologies has grown from a small five-person firm to a full-service environmental firm of engineers, geologists, scientists, hydrogeologists, drillers and technical field professionals. Known for its ability to provide cost effective solutions to complex environmental problems, Aztech clients will now benefit from additional services under the LaBella brand, such as wetlands, urban redevelopment, and solid waste services.
“Clearly there is a lot of synergy in our engineering and environmental services, but we found that culturally we also are closely aligned with LaBella, sharing the same commitment to the environment, along with a passion for our people, communites and clients,” said Fil L. Fina III, PE, of Aztech Technologies. “We are excited to join forces to provide a broader spectrum of expertise to our clients throughout the Capital Region and beyond.”
LaBella currently has two offices in Delmar, NY and the addition of Aztech Technologies’ Ballston Spa location brings the company’s total number of offices in the Capital Region to three. All 30 of Aztech Technologies’ employees will remain with the company, which will operate as Aztech Environmental Technologies, a LaBella Company. Fil L. Fina III will continue to lead the location while Mary Passaretti retires after nearly 30 years in the industry.
About Aztech Technologies
Aztech Environmental Technologies was founded in 1995, and has grown to be a leader in environmental contracting, excavation, and remedial design and construction. Their team of 30 environmental professionals consists of engineers, geologists, drillers, installers and operators, and is armed with a fleet of construction and drilling equipment to support and expand the LaBella umbrella of environmental engineering services. www.aztechtech.com