PRESS RELEASE: Utah's Best of State Award Recognizes Raba-Kistner Infrastructure, Inc.

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PRESS RELEASE: Utah's Best of State Award Recognizes Raba-Kistner Infrastructure, Inc. as Best in State for Civil Engineering

Raba-Kistner Infrastructure, Inc. (RKI) was recognized as the Best of State winner for Civil Engineeringby the Best of State Awards in Utah. The award recognizes outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. [EXPAND Click to expand!]

“We are honored to receive the Best of State award,” said Dr. Gary W. Raba, PE, president and chief operating officer of RKI. “We are proud of the hard work our firm has achieved in Utah, as well as throughout the nation. This recognition demonstrates the dedication, commitment and depth of experience our employees have shown over the many years we have been in operation.”

With its in-house, proprietary database software, ELVIS (Electronic Laboratory Verification Information System), RKI efficiently processes an unprecedented amount of testing data on the largest transportation project in Utah’s history. Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc. (RKCI), RKI’s parent company, is also recognized as one of the top 500 Design firms in the country by the Engineering News-Record and has experienced significant growth over the past year leading to quality assurance contracts on several large design-build projects throughout the United States.

Raba Kistner Infrastructure understands that its employees are what make the difference in maintaining their high-level of engineering consulting services. This is why the firm places a great deal of focus on the support and well-being of its employees offering family benefits packages that are among the best in the industry, training and opportunities for professional growth, and private outings for employees and their families.The company is recognized as one of the Southwest’s largest consulting firms in engineering, materials testing and construction management. With more than 40 years of continuous service by the same executive management team, their clients value the longevity, security and trusted experience RKI delivers.

Best of State candidates must demonstrate achievement and excellence in their fields of endeavor, producing superior results and outcomes. They must differentiate themselves through innovation and creativity in approaches, techniques, methods, or processes and must also contribute to the overall quality of life in Utah.

A formal Best of State Awards Gala presentation will take place in Salt Lake City on June 4, 2011. Winners will receive minted bronze gold-plated Best of State medals and will also be eligible to win the Best of State Statue (BOSS), a coveted 24-karat gold-plated bronze and granite sculpture that features the Best of State motto, “Excelling and Surpassing All Else.”