Cardno ATC was founded in 1982 as an analytical laboratory and has grown into a large, robust firm with the expertise to handle any challenge and meet it quickly.
Over the last three decades, Cardno ATC has seamlessly and discreetly worked behind the scenes for hundreds of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies across the US, helping them manage and respond to environmental, occupational health and safety, and construction-related issues. Today it continues to serve as a comprehensive resource for leaders in petroleum, real estate, retail, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, construction, telecommunications, education, government and hospitality.
After 30 years of adapting to the evolving market as well as contractor and clients’ requests, Cardno ATC has 71 offices in 39 states, generating more than $200 million in services annually. It employs more than 1,600 professional, technical and support personnel nationwide, making it Cardno USA’s largest division.
Cardno ATC offers a vast array of services in Environment Management including conducting due diligence for large and small real estate projects, hazardous materials remediation, assistance in obtaining LEED certification, meeting sustainability initiatives, and offering solutions for governmental compliance issues.
Cardno ATC is a leader in comprehensive Industrial Hygiene health and safety services that help businesses evaluate, improve and protect the health and safety of people in the workplace. Cardno ATC achieves potent solutions for projects related to asbestos consulting and management, disaster response, healthcare infection control risk management, indoor air quality assessments, lead-based paint consulting and management, and OSHA compliance audits.
The division’s Geotechnical services include the study of subsurface conditions through feasibility/planning, design development, and construction and post-construction phases. With Cardno ATC, clients have full-time access to a diverse group of resources – geotechnical engineers, LEED-accredited professionals, materials, engineers, roofing professionals and certified engineering technicians. Its resources are complemented by AASHTO Certified Laboratories, a fleet of all-terrain and truck-mounted drill rigs, and exploration equipment to evaluate soil and rock conditions.
Cardno ATC also provides systematic Construction Materials Testing and Inspection services to assure that construction materials meet project specifications and sustainability goals by working with architects, engineers, owners, general contractors and participants throughout each phase of the project – from feasibility/planning, design development, construction and fabrication, and post-construction operations.
The division also has developed an array of results-driven Environmental, Health & Safety Training programs utilised by clients across the nation and around the world. The Environmental Institute (TEI), a division of Cardno ATC, began one of the nation’s first training and information programs for asbestos in 1988.
More than 90 per cent of Cardno ATC’s business is generated from client referral. Clients include a broad range of privatecompanies as well as government agencies, leaders in petroleum, real estate, retail, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, construction, telecommunications, education, and hospitality.
In the real estate arena, Cardno ATC has performed a myriad of services for Prudential Real Estate Investors, John Hancock, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company / MetLife Real Estate Investors, Weingarten Realty Investors, Berkshire Property Advisors, BlackRock, Equity Office and many other top firms. Key clients in the financial industry include JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, TD Bank, Morgan Stanley (CMBS and Equity), Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Nationwide Insurance, State Farm Insurance, BMO Harris, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, Bellwether Real Estate Capital, CBRE Capital Management, Credit Suisse, Capital One and Deutsche Bank. Top petroleum clients include Conoco, Phillips 66, CITGO, ExxonMobil, Valero and Speedway. Major retail clients include Walmart, Costco, Kohl’s, Lowe’s and Home Depot.