Torch Awards

Halff Associates Wins Prestigious Ethics Award

Press Releases 09-14-2017

RICHARDSON, Texas — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, was recently named the winner of the 2017 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Awards for Ethics in the large business category. This award is given by the Better Business Bureau and the Dallas Business Journal to the top firm that exhibits high ethical standards and integrity among its employees, clients, and communities.

“We are honored to accept this award because it represents who we are as a firm,” said Patrick Kunz, president of Halff Associates. “We have been successful since 1950 by showing integrity, honesty, and transparency to our clients, vendors, and employees. The importance we place on ethics first started with our founder, Dr. Albert H. Halff, who was known for his high ethical standards. He would be proud to see his legacy and values continue to inspire the people of Halff.”

The Torch Awards ceremony was held September 7 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Entries for this award were evaluated based on criteria such as ethical leadership, an organizational culture of high character, honest communication with employees and stakeholders, and community support.

About the Firm

Halff is a Texas-based, employee-owned, multi-disciplined professional services firm. For 67 years, Halff has provided innovative solutions for clients in Texas and throughout the United States, offering full-service planning, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental, oil and gas, right of way, visualization, and surveying services. Halff has 15 offices in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. The firm is ranked No. 144 in Engineering News-Record magazine’s list of the top 500 design firms in the U.S. For more information, visit


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