Carey Smith Talks About Parsons’ Williams Electric Purchase, Control System Business Expansion

Carey Smith

Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, has said the company expects the acquisition of control system integration company Williams Electric to create new opportunities as the Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor operates in the Middle East and other regions, the Pasadena Star-News reported Thursday.

Smith told Pasadena Star-News she believes Parsons’ contractual relationships with federal agency clients such as the departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Energy will complement the company’s expanded control system services.

“With the federal business unit we’re dealing with physical assets like closed-circuit TV systems, command-control centers and cyber defense systems,” she added.

Parsons announced its acquisition of Fort Walton Beach, Florida-based Williams Electric in October in an effort to expand its control systems business.

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