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