19 May 2021

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Acquires M&E Engineering Consultants



Global consulting firm expands bench of experts in Canada and scales Mechanical, Electrical, and Life Safety capabilities

HOUSTON, TX – May 19, 2021Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. (“Rimkus”), a worldwide provider of forensic engineering and technical consulting services, today announced the strategic acquisition of M & E Engineering Consultants(“M & E”). Now with more than 90 offices and 950 employees, the firm is uniquely positioned to deliver for its global client base with increased capabilities in Mechanical, Electrical, and Life Safety areas.

“At Rimkus, we’re on a mission to grow our practice areas and teams from within while also capitalizing on opportunities to expand our reach through acquisitions. Our international client roster demands experts that blend technical capabilities and excellent project management in a manner that meets their business goals. The new addition of M & E Engineering Consultants to our team will deepen our proficiency in core service areas while upholding the high standards our clients have come to know from Rimkus,” said Curtis Brown, Chairman and Executive Director, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

“M & E Engineering Consultants brings a rich, 40-year history of practicing engineering in Ontario to our firm, and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome them to the Rimkus family. Their market leadership and reputation for client success aligns closely with our growth strategy. Together, our teams are positioned for long-term success, with the ability to quickly scale and meet our clients’ mechanical, electrical, and life safety challenges,” said Robert Kocher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

“We are excited to join the Rimkus family, another industry pioneer that has complementary strengths and is committed to delivering the same quality of work we value in a partner. We’re excited to bring our technical insights, backed by Rimkus’ resources and growing network, to provide even more industry-leading consulting services and options to our customer base,” said Ed Porasz, M & E Engineering Consultants.

About Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting and technical services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Rimkus assists clients in the responsive and timely resolution of claims and disputes, as well as restoration design services, facilities risk assessments, and due diligence property condition assessments. For more than 35 years, the company’s team of professional engineers, architects, scientists, and technical specialists has been recognized for its commitment to service excellence by local, national, and international business communities. Rimkus operates more than 90 offices across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.rimkus.com.

About M & E Engineering Consultants

M&E Engineering Ltd. (M & E) is an employee-owned consulting engineering firm practicing engineering in Ontario for over 40 years. M & E specializes in providing comprehensive Mechanical, Electrical and Life Safety consulting services to architects, building owners, structural consultants, as well as tenants for commercial, hospitality, multi-residential, institutional, and industrial applications. The professional team at M & E have been delivering successful projects ranging from comprehensive new construction and retrofit designs, problem investigation, energy audits, and building condition assessments on hundreds of buildings every year for our clients in Ontario, across Canada, in the United States, and Europe. For more information, visit www.me-eng.com.

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Victoria Cook
Pierpont Communications on behalf of Rimkus Consulting Group
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