Indianapolis-based USIC LLC has acquired CSS Group Inc. in Kansas. The Indiana underground utility company says CSS Group will operate as a subsidiary and remain headquartered in Wichita.

May 23, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis Ind. — CSS Group, Inc. (d.b.a. Translore), a technology company focused on applications preventing damages to underground utilities in Wichita, KS, was recently acquired by Indianapolis-based USIC. The company was principally founded by President Don Stearns, and Director Daniel Clemons, who will remain with the Company along with the entire CSS/Translore team. The company will be a subsidiary of USIC and will remain headquartered in Wichita, KS.

“The acquisition of CSS Group is a commitment to damage prevention through technology, and a first step to a more collaborative approach to public safety with our customers. We are excited that Don and his team will be part of USIC,” said Rob Tullman, President & CEO of USIC.

Don Stearns, President of CSS commented: “USIC is the perfect partner to grow and deploy our applications. We are excited to be part of the team.”

About USIC

USIC is the largest underground utility locating and damage prevention company in North America.

Our 5,000 professionals protect the assets of over 700 utility and telecom companies in 31 states and Canada. The Company’s is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.

Source: USIC

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