Global forensic firm completes three acquisitions to start 2020; fuels growth strategy and expands bench of licensed professional metallurgical and material engineers
HOUSTON, Texas – Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. (Rimkus), a worldwide provider of forensic engineering and consulting services, today announced the strategic acquisition of North Carolina-based Metallurgical Technologies, Inc. (Met-Tech), a metallurgical analysis and testing laboratory that specializes in rapid response forensic materials engineering.
“I’m incredibly proud of the Rimkus team for their hard work to propel our business forward this year, completing three acquisitions to deepen our expertise in construction consulting, mechanical and electrical engineering consulting and now forensic materials engineering,” said Curtis Brown, Chairman of the Board of Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. “In our 30 years, Rimkus is uniquely positioned to serve our customers like never before.”
“We have great respect for Met-Tech, and their team represents the best in their field,” said Robert Kocher, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. “Met-Tech will be a terrific complement to our network of consultants.”
“Rimkus is the ideal partner for our team with a shared commitment to deploying the most advanced technologies and methods to help our clients increase productivity with less down time,” said Sam Pendergrass, Chief Executive Officer of Metallurgical Technologies, Inc.
Rimkus operates more than 60 offices across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom with a consulting network of more than 500 experts. Century Equity Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Rimkus on this acquisition. The firm recently announced the acquisition of Amset Technical Consulting, Inc. and Brashear Construction Consulting, Inc.
About Metallurgical Technologies, Inc.
Metallurgical Technologies, Inc. is a metallurgical analysis and testing laboratory that specializes in rapid response forensic materials engineering. The company provides failure analysis, corrosion and defect investigations, reverse engineering, SEM/EDS micro-analysis, mechanical and weldment testing, chemical analysis, metallography, consulting, non-destructive testing, and litigation support to a wide range of clients. www.met-tech.com
About Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations and government agencies. For more than 35 years, the company’s team of engineers, architects, scientists, and technical specialists has been recognized for its commitment to service excellence by local, national and international business communities. www.rimkus.com