U.P. Engineers & Architects has served the upper Great Lakes Region since the company s founding in 1957. It was among the first Upper Peninsula-based professional consulting firms to offer clients a multi-disciplinary project approach. The company has grown as the region continues to grow. More than 70 people are employed at fits Upper Peninsula offices. Among the professionals are engineers, architects, surveyors, landscape architects and a certified planner. Designers, technicians, field crews, drafters and clerical staff provide support. UPEA is an employee-owned company and employs nearly 50 people.