Merrick Announces 25 Years with Los Alamos National Laboratory

Aurora, CO – December 15, 2011 – Merrick announces ( 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of providing services to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Merrick began working for LANL in 1986 and has continued un-interrupted work there ever since.

Merrick has several subcontracts with LANL to provide a variety of project-based architecture and design engineering services for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities and systems. Merrick’s recent contracts include design of special facilities equipment such as gloveboxes, and laboratory spaces for the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement (CMRR) facility. Work also includes design and construction of system refurbishment and replacement at Technical Area 55 (TA-55), a high hazard nuclear facility; design of an Indoor Firing Range for training LANL’s protective forces; safety evaluations of several thousand pressure systems; experimental equipment design for TA-55; auditorium renovations; a construction lay-down area for CMRR; geotechnical investigations; and finally, aerial surveys. Since 1986 Merrick has provided designs for well over $1B in facility and infrastructure projects at LANL.

Merrick executes most of the work from its Los Alamos, NM office, with additional engineering and design support from the Aurora, Colorado, Albuquerque, NM, and Oak Ridge, TN offices.

Merrick & Company is a $125 million engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, serving domestic and international clients in the energy, national security, life sciences, and sustainable infrastructure markets. The firm is committed to sustainable design and construction practices through its 60+ LEED-accredited professionals and is continually expanding its in-house resources to serve tomorrow’s needs. The employee-owned company maintains 10 offices in the U.S. as well as offices in Canada and Mexico. More information about Merrick & Company is located at the Merrick & Company Newsroom.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multi-disciplinary research institution engages in strategic science on behalf of national security and is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, the prime contractor for operations at LANL. Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.