Since our founding, Symbiont has continually grown in size, offerings, and geography. In 2022, we joined Mead & Hunt, a nationwide, full-service architecture, engineering, and construction firm with more than 1,200 professionals serving a wide variety of markets. We look forward to continuing to implement smart design principles which preserve natural ecologies and enhance local communities across the nation. 


2022.  Symbiont joins Mead & Hunt, a nationwide AEC firm.

2021.  Peoria, IL office opens

2019.  Start of the Symbiont Fabrication Division

2018.  T.V. John & Son, Inc. official name change to Symbiont Construction

2015.  Purchased construction company T.V. John & Son, Inc.

2012.  First stand-alone programming/system integration project

2010.  Waste-to-Energy segment entrance

2006.  Triad Engineering changed name to Symbiont Science, Engineering and Construction, Inc.

2005.  Initiated production process engineering in brewing industry

2004.  First Brownfield grants and redevelopment work

2000.  Kick-off of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialty

1999.  Introduction into the dairy industry

1997.  Founders pass leadership to second generation of owners

1995.  First high-strength anaerobic treatment for food and beverage industry

1992.  Ft. Wayne, IN office established to accommodate growing Midwest presence

1991.  Relocated to larger building in Milwaukee’s Third Ward

1990.  Initiated remediation work with auto manufacturers

1987.  Firm diversified into the public sector with wastewater treatment projects

1986.  Design-build segment established to meet the immediate needs of customers faced with aggressive discharge compliance schedules on wastewater treatment projects

1981.  Triad Engineering established in Milwaukee, WI. Three engineers focused on industrial customers in the heavy metals and leather tanning industries