Branch Offices. CH2M Hill has 165 offices in 40 countries.

Roots. Fred Merryfield, an Oregon State College civil engineering professor, and his former students, Holly Cornell, James Howland, and T. Burke Hayes, founded CH2M in 1946. In 1971 the company merged with Clair A. Hill & Associates to become CH2M Hill.

Areas of Expertise. CH2M Hill is an employee-owned, multinational firm providing engineering, construction, operations, and related services to public and private clients in numerous industries on six continents.

Key Markets. Energy, environment, facility services, federal and military facility management, nuclear, operations and management, telecom, transportation, and water.