/ Skip Navigation LinksAbout COWI North America / Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

Photo:

An overview of COWI North America -- the quick version.

​Offices

COWI North America is headquartered in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, with 9 other offices across the US and Canada. Internationally, the COWI Group maintains 97 branch and affiliated offices.

 

Employees

COWI North America has over 330 employees and is able to service projects worldwide from our North American locations. The COWI Group employs 6,500 engineers, planners, sociologists, biologists, agronomists, economists and other specialists with academic backgrounds worldwide.

 

Consultancy and Specialist Services

In North America, COWI provides bridge, tunnel and marine consulting engineering. Globally, COWI provides consultancy services within the fields of engineering, environmental science and economics, and is among the leading consultants on the international market within five international specialist services: major bridges, tunnels, marine structures, airports and mapping.

 

Independence

COWI retains absolute independence from contractors, manufacturers and suppliers and is not associated with any interest, which might interfere with its work as a consultant.

 

Projects

COWI is currently engaged in some 17,000 projects within a wide range of disciplines across the world.

 

Languages

As an international consultant with a multinational staff, COWI carries out projects in all major languages. Our corporate language is English.

 

Ownership

COWI A/S is the parent company of the COWI Group. COWI is a Danish private limited company, with the COWI Foundation as the majority shareholder.

 

History

COWI has operated in the United States since 1988 and in Canada since in 1998. Whether it be a bridge or tunnel connecting communities or marine terminals connecting the world, COWI's history in North America is rich in innovation and excellence. COWI North America joins the former engineering specialist companies Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering Corporation, Ben C. Gerwick and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.

LAST UPDATED: 22.08.2017