Rimkus Consulting acquires metallurgical analysis and testing lab Met-Tech
Rimkus Consulting Group, a US forensic engineering and consulting services provider, has acquired North Carolina-based Metallurgical Technologies (Met-Tech), a metallurgical analysis and testing laboratory, for an undisclosed price.
Metallurgical Technologies is said to have expertise in rapid response forensic materials engineering. The metallurgical analysis and testing laboratory offers failure analysis, corrosion and defect investigations, SEM/EDS micro-analysis, reverse engineering, chemical analysis, metallography, mechanical and weldment testing, consulting, non-destructive testing, and litigation support to a variety of clients.
Curtis Brown – Chairman of the Board of Rimkus Consulting Group said: “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.
“In our 30 years, Rimkus is uniquely positioned to serve our customers like never before.”
Rimkus Consulting Group, which operates 60 plus offices in the US, Canada, and the UK, has a consulting network of over 500 experts. The company offers forensic consulting services to law firms, insurance companies, corporations, and government agencies.
Century Equity Partners served as the financial advisor to Rimkus Consulting Group on the transaction. Recently, Rimkus Consulting Group acquired Amset Technical Consulting and Brashear Construction Consulting.
Sam Pendergrass – CEO of Metallurgical Technologies said: “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.”