Affinis Takes Home When Work Works Award

Posted on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
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Affinis has had a flexible work environment since opening its doors 16 years ago. With that in mind, it comes as no surprise we received our second, When Work Works Award, which was created to celebrate companies who provide flexibility. Today, our president, Rick Worrel and manager of recruiting and retention, Cindy Martens, are sharing […]

Leawood and Liberty Win Awards for Project Work

Posted on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 by Peggy Amor
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The City of Leawood, Kansas and the City of Liberty, Missouri both received awards for work within their communities. Leawood’s project featured stormwater improvements in a residential area, while Liberty completed infrastructure improvements in a residential section as well. Both cities were committed to providing great solutions to their residents. The Leawood Heritage Stormwater Improvements […]

Happy New Year!

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017 by Peggy Amor
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2016 was a great year for Affinis, and we are looking forward to an even better 2017. This new year will be a new “16” for us, as we celebrate our 16th year of business beginning January 1, 2017. We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate our Sweet 16 Anniversary throughout the year. Keep […]

Robert Ubben Awarded Robert E. Myers Service Award

Posted on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 by Kellan Gregory
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Robert Ubben, PLS was recently awarded the Robert E. Myers Service Award at the Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) awards luncheon in St. Louis. This is one of the highest awards a Missouri surveyor can be given by MSPS. It is presented to only one surveyor per year. When selecting a recipient, the organization looks for […]

City of Overland Park Receives ACEC Award

Posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by Rick Worrel
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On September 12, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas (ACEC-Kansas) presented the City of Overland Park, Affinis Corp, and Miles Excavating with their 2016 Engineering Excellence Award for the 159th Street Improvements between Quivira Road and Antioch Road. Selected earlier this year, the 2-mile thoroughfare project improved safety, increased roadway capacity, and spurred […]

Zweig Group’s Best Firms to Work For List

Posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 by Peggy Amor
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We are pleased to share Affinis was named to the Zweig Group’s “2016 Best Firms to Work For” list. Ranked #15, this is the eighth time in ten years that Affinis has been recognized. This award honors the creation of outstanding workplaces at architecture, engineering, surveying, and environmental consulting firms. The Zweig Group look for companies […]

When Work Works Winner

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 by Peggy Amor
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We are pleased to share Affinis has been recognized for its effective workplace strategies with a 2016 When Work Works Award. This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes employers of all sizes and types […]

159th Street Improvements Win ACEC KS Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by Ryan Fleming
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We recently received an ACEC of Kansas Engineering Excellence Award for our work with the City of Overland Park on the 159th Street improvements between Quivira Road and Antioch Road. The competition recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of innovation, achievement and value. Completed under budget and within schedule, this complex […]

Jason Fine Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 by Cindy Martens
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Last month, Jason Fine, design technician, received our in-house award, the Schmitty. Each year, it is given to the co-worker who best models Affinis’s core values. To select a co-worker, the three previous recipients meet and develop a list of three nominees. Those names are given to Affinis’s President, Rick Worrel, who then, gathers input […]

2015 Year in Review

Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by Peggy Amor
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It’s been almost 15 years since Affinis began building long-lasting relationships with clients and colleagues. We want to take an opportunity this holiday season to say ‘thank you.’ This past year, we have continued engineering ways to make life easier while enhancing our community impact. Because of the confidence you have in us and our […]