AIMS Companies Acquires Landshark in Houston and Continues Big Growth Trend

Scottsdale, AZ – April 10, 2019 – AIMS Companies, a national industrial, municipal and utility services company, announces that it has acquired Landshark, a Pearland, TX-based hydro-excavation company, to further its operations throughout the Texas market. AIMS also announces that it has grown to over 450 associates through organic and acquisitional growth opportunities and now services 13 markets across the country.

“Weare thrilled to continue our growth and to be adding Landshark, a leading hydro-excavation company, to expand our presence in the Houston market and throughout Texas,” says Chris Mihaletos, president, AIMS Companies. “The combination of our services will allow us to better serve customers in the region, enhance our capabilities and grow our market share nationally.”

Landshark was founded in 2013 and serves some of the largest oil and gas companies and pipeline operators in the country.

“We were at a pivotal point in our growth, so the partnership with AIMS was a natural next step for us and an ideal fit with our complimentary service lines,” says Ken Sugawara, president, CEO and co-founder, Landshark.

Sugawara, co-founder Dave Davis and Landshark’s 38 employees will work with the combined organization moving forward.

Solution – Use a Bigger Truck

Equipment Truck Cost Per Hour Traffic Control Per Hour Hours to Complete Total Cost
Small Truck $180 $50 12 $2,760.00
Large Truck $235 $50 8 $2,280.00

* Increase in time accounts for slightly slower digging, fetching water and dumping more frequently. Rates listed are for comparison purposes only and not based on actual quotes.

Solution – Use a Smaller Truck

Truck Cost Per Hour Traffic Control Per Hour Hours to Complete Total Cost
$180 $50 2 $460.00
$235 $50 2 $570.00

* Since it’s a small task order, dumping time and fetching water is not factored in.