History

Signet has been a leader in the materials engineering and testing industry since 1966. Now part of the UER family of companies, Signet has an excellent reputation for providing quality services, special inspections, construction materials, and geotechnical testing. Our company’s foundation was built upon establishing long-term client relationships by providing cost-effective, client-focused solutions.

  • 2014: United Engineering Resources, Inc. acquires Signet
  • 2005: Signet expands operations to 10-locations within California and over 200-employees
  • 1999: URS Corporation acquires Dames & Moore with Signet
  • 1998: Dames & Moore acquires Signet
  • 1997: Signet acquires Terratech Group
  • 1995: The Parker family acquires Signet
  • 1990: Signet acquires United Inspection & Testing
  • 1980: Signet wins first major SF Bay Area project: Moscone Convention Center
  • 1966: Signet Testing Labs, Inc. established in Hayward, CA