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The Thrasher Group Inc. has acquired Fairmont-based architectural and planning firm Blackwood Associates Inc. 

The acquisition is expected to help form the cornerstone of Thrasher's growing architectural division work in the education facilities arena. 

"Our goal is to have the broadest and best portfolio of successful projects the industry has to offer," said Craig Baker, principal in charge of Thrasher's architectural department. "Blackwood is a perfect fit. They are proven leaders in educational design and bring an impressive body of work with them; together, we will continue to serve their existing clients."