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U.S. History
Learn more about the US-American history of CDM Smith and the milestones over the past seven decades.
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Always at the Height of Time

The founders of CDM, Thomas Camp, Herman Dresser and Jack McKee dedicated their knowledge in the post-war years to promote public health protection and the development of a sustainable infrastructure. In the 1950s, when the automobile trade expanded and the traffic infrastructure developed explosively, the road construction engineer Wilbur Smith founded the company of the same name. In the following decades, both companies grew into globally operating companies through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. In 2011, CDM and Wilbur Smith Associates merged to form CDM Smith. With around 5,000 employees, we are one of the leading companies in our industry today.

We Have Set Technological Standards

CDM Smith in Europe bundles the knowledge and experience from more than six decades of consulting and planning activities. A number of strategic cooperations and company alliances, which have resulted in a higher level of quality and performance for the company and our clients, were the cornerstones of our history.