Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, St. Louis, Mo., and Barry-Wehmiller International, Atlanta, merged to form a single, unified consulting platform that will operate under the Design Group name. 

With the merger, Design Group now offers strategic IT consulting and equipment design services in the manufacturing domain, in addition to being a supplier of manufacturing automation and control systems, facility design, process engineering, construction management and regulatory compliance services.

“The combination of our two firms allows us to share our collective experience and technical capacity, and leverage organizational efficiencies as a premier engineering and IT consulting firm for industrial clients,” says Joe Wilhelm, group president, consulting.

“This merger enables Barry-Wehmiller International to achieve its full potential within the well-established business model of Design Group,” adds Bob Chapman, Barry-Wehmiller CEO. “This significantly broadens our depth and range of client services by approaching the market as one firm.”