Burns & McDonnell, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., is a full-service engineering,
architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm. Our multidisciplined
staff of more than 4,500 employee-owners includes engineers, architects, construction professionals, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing
virtually all design disciplines. We plan, design, permit, construct and manage facilities
all over the world, with one mission in mind:
Make our clients successful.
Founded in October 1909 as a part of Cities Services Company, The Empire District Electric Company is an investor-owned, regulated utility company, based in Joplin, Missouri, that provides electric, natural gas (through its wholly owned subsidiary, The Empire District Gas Company), and water service, with approximately 217,000 customers in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. A subsidiary of the Company also provides fiber optic services. Empire has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange under EDE since 1946.