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Karins and Associates Acquires Adams-Kemp Associates

November 1, 2020

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Karins and Associates is pleased to announce the acquisition of Adams-Kemp Associates, Georgetown, Delaware, a land planning and surveying firm specializing in boundary surveys, topographic surveys, wetlands location surveys, construction stakeout, site plans and small subdivision design.

“Adams-Kemp has built an exemplary reputation providing services to clients in Sussex County and the surrounding areas over the last 32 years,” says Dev Sitaram, P.E., president of Karins and Associates. “Their services and markets compliment those of Karins’ in Delaware and allows us to expand on specialized services we offer our home builder and construction industry clients, so we are excited to partner with them to increase our presence in the market with this acquisition.  Their culture of providing responsive service and practical solutions is very similar to ours.  We welcome and look forward to the integration of their employees into the Karins’ team. Chuck Adams and R.B. Kemp will continue to manage surveying services in Sussex County as vice presidents.  John Johnson, vice president of Karins, will work with them to assure the seamless integration of the firms.”


“Karins’ operations and services are so closely aligned with our business that it’s a natural fit,” says R.B. Kemp, P.L.S., vice president of Karins and Associates. “We will continue to provide surveying services and will add 3D Laser Scanning, Aerial Photogrammetric Surveying, Hydrographic Surveying, and Full-Service Civil Engineering to our offerings.  We will be building market share by expanding our customer base, while we continue to provide the high level of responsive service to which our clients are accustomed.  We are all very excited about becoming a part of a larger organization and offering the capabilities of Karins and Associates to our clients.”

Karins and Associates is an award winning, client-focused firm that goes beyond traditional design and planning.  For more than 50 years, Karins has provided exceptional value to clients, specializing in civil engineering and land surveying services and proudly services a diverse clientele from three states and four office locations. The company is headquartered in Newark, Delaware, and has office locations in Georgetown, DE, Bryn Mawr, PA, as well as Belcamp, MD.

Karins offers services including subdivision/land development, aerial photogrammetric surveying, hydrographic surveying and 3D laser scanning, stormwater management/water resources, utility planning and engineering, transportation planning and traffic engineering, certified construction review, and all entitlements for construction.  Karins exemplifies in its mission, by bringing creative solutions to transform its clients’ ideas into successful projects, with superior customer service and advanced technological solutions.

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