11401 Lamar Ave.
Overland Park, KS, 66211 United States
Forbes Largest Private Companies (November 2012)
One of the US's largest private companies, Black & Veatch (BV) is a leading global engineering, consulting, and construction firm specializing in infrastructure development for the energy, water, environmental, federal, and telecommunications markets. BV offers environmental consulting, operations and maintenance, security design and consulting, management consulting, and IT services. With offices worldwide, it has worked on coal, nuclear, and combustion turbine plants; drinking water and coastal water operations; and wireless and broadband installation. The company was founded in 1915 in Kansas City, Missouri, by engineers E. B. Black and Tom Veatch.