Timeline: From the Beginning
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1965

S.W. Knetsch and Associates forms and incorporates its office in DeKalb, Illinois.

1975

Herbert Renwick joins firm and the name is changed to Knetsch, Renwick and Associates, Inc.

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1977

Group including Richard Hampton, Robert Lenzini, Herbert Renwick, and David Newkirk purchase Knetsch, Renwick and Associates, Inc.

Name changes to Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick, Inc. The Elgin, Illinois office opens with Herbert Renwick serving as President.

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1985

Dekalb and Elgin offices are consolidated upon purchase of building at 380 Shepard Drive, Elgin, Illinois.

Herbert Renwick retires and Robert Lenzini becomes CEO.

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1994

Tenney and Pavoni in Springfield, Illinois is acquired, which then becomes Rice, Berry and Uzman, HLR’s structural division.

1997

Robert Lenzini and Richard Hampton retire; David Newkirk becomes CEO.

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2006

HLR transitions into third generation of management and David Hinkston becomes CEO.

Springfield office is relocated to 3085 Stevenson Drive and the name is changed to Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick, Inc.

2007

David Newkirk retires.

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2009

HLR starts offering environmental services.

2010

HLR starts offering land acquisition services.

2011

Office is opened in Romeoville, Illinois.

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2015

Romeoville office is relocated to Woodridge, Illinois.

HLR acquires Lamac Engineering in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.