CHR and Hutchins & Wunnenberg Engineering Join to Expand

HOUSTON (June 16, 2008) – CHR Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of telecommunications engineering and infrastructure managed services, and Hutchins & Wunnenberg Engineering, Inc., a provider of complete engineering services to the telecommunications industry based in Camden, Arkansas, announced that Hutchins & Wunnenberg has been acquired by CHR Solutions effective June 16, 2008. Both companies are privately held and terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Tom Smart, president of Hutchins & Wunnenberg, said: “This is an exciting change as it provides expanded opportunities and benefits for our employees, and allows us to provide more valuable services—especially in next-generation network design—to help our clients grow their businesses. CHR brings important new capabilities including marketing, regulatory, network security, financial services, and business strategy.”

He added: “We’ll retain our long history of knowing our clients, understanding their expectations and providing the best quality service possible. We’ll continue to carefully monitor and supervise all phases of every project. And while each project is unique, our commitment to providing the best professional service for every project remains the same.”

James Taylor, chairman and CEO of CHR Solutions, said: “Hutchins & Wunnenberg provide a perfect complement to CHR as it gives us additional engineering resources, especially in CAD and documentation, plus access to multiple new clients in several states. Together, we will help clients grow revenue, control costs, improve operations, manage risk, and align technology to business requirements.”

Hutchins & Wunnenberg will become part of CHR’s Telecommunications and Infrastructure organization managed by Roger Hutton, business unit president. CHR’s telecommunications group also provides engineering and systems integration services along with technology consulting for video services/IPTV, wireless strategies, and next-generation networks.

Tom will become CHR’s Engineer in Charge for the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. Larry Colby will become senior resident engineer based in Cameron, Louisiana.

This is CHR’s second recent acquisition. On May 6, 2008 CHR announced that it had acquired Telecom Engineers of Missouri to expand its client base and coverage in Missouri, Illinois and Iowa.

CHR Solutions is a Houston Technology Center Graduate Company.


About CHR Solutions                                                    

CHR Solutions helps its clients grow revenue, control costs, improve operations, manage risk, and align technology by providing infrastructure managed services, remote infrastructure management, business process outsourcing, and consulting and engineering services. It primarily serves middle-market companies in the telecommunications, financial services and energy industries. CHR Solutions was ranked as the 4th fastest-growing company headquartered in Houston by the Houston Business Journal in its 2007 FastTech50 list published November 16, 2007. With a 70-year heritage, CHR Solutions provides local resources with global reach and world-class expertise. Its offices are located in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and Lubbock, Texas; Columbia, Missouri; Camden, Arkansas; and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visit www.chrsolutions.com for more information.

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