MONTREAL, QC, JAN. 31, 2019/insPRESS/ – CEP-Sintra announced today the acquisition of Baker Materials Engineering Ltd. to consolidate its position as Canada’s largest forensic engineering firm.
Baker Materials Engineering Ltd. (BME) is a forensic engineering company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, organized to provide a wide range of analytical services to insurance, industrial, and legal clients. Founded in 1971 for metallurgical failure analysis, BME has grown into a multi-faceted enterprise with a wide range of expertise and technical resources.
This addition to the CEP-Sintra family gives the company the capacity to better serve its western and national clients with over 20 experts in Western Canada. CEP-Sintra has nine offices across Canada including Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Waterloo, Oshawa, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Moncton.
Commenting on the transaction, Harvey West, P.Eng., President of Baker Materials Engineering Ltd. said, “We are excited to be joining forces with CEP-Sintra. This transaction gives opportunities to our staff as well as a better offering to our loyal clients.’’
For his part, Jean-François Joubert, P.Eng., President and Chief Executive Officer of CEP-Sintra said, “We are delighted to unite with the Baker team. Having these experienced experts joining our group is a great way to start 2019. This union increases our capacity to better serve our customers’ growing national needs, offers new opportunities to our staff and, finally, enables exciting growth.”
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About Baker Materials Engineering (BME)
Baker Materials Engineering (BME) is a consulting engineering company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, organized to provide a wide range of analytical services to insurance, industrial, and legal clients. Founded in 1971 to provide forensic engineering expertise in the areas of: failure analysis, motor vehicle collision investigations, fire cause and origin investigations; as well as engineering services in the classical areas of metallurgical and mechanical engineering.
As Canada’s largest independent forensic engineering firm, CEP-Sintra offers nine locations from Vancouver to Moncton. Backed by extensive training, experience and state-of-the-art techniques, our multidisciplinary engineers and scientists investigate insurance-related losses and assist clients in resolving litigation.
CEP-Sintra is the product of a merger between two well-established forensic Engineering companies: CEP Forensic (Eastern Canada) and Sintra Engineering (Western Canada) who joined forces in July 2017. Visit cep-sintra.ca to learn more.