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Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. announce acquisition of Tobolski Watkins Engineering

Acquisition immediately boosts capabilities in advanced structural analysis and equipment certification

For Immediate Release
May 19, 2017

San Jose, CA, USA – Structural Integrity Associates, Inc., is expanding its engineering leadership through the acquisition of Tobolski Watkins Engineering, a leading engineering consulting firm based in San Diego, California, along with its product certification company, TRU Compliance, based in Bend, Oregon.

Since its founding in 2008, Tobolski Watkins Engineering (TWE) has earned the trust of a wide range of clients for their services in structural, earthquake, and blast engineering of critical systems and facilities. TWE has routinely developed creative and robust engineering solutions to resist extreme event loading in industries such as nuclear power and defense, as well as for industrial, healthcare and government facilities. Key service offerings include structural engineering, earthquake engineering, advanced analysis for extreme loading and anti-terrorism force-protection consulting. TWE complements SI’s advanced structural capabilities by providing non-linear analysis in evaluating impacts from load drops to tornado borne missiles; fluid-structure interaction (FSI); and soil structure interaction (SSI) for safety-related facilities, structures, and equipment. Through TRU Compliance, TWE’s highly respected product certification brand, seismic, wind, and blast certifications are delivered to critical utilities and building systems, with emphasis on shake table testing and finite element analysis.

“We look forward to integrating their innovation, resources, and skills within the Structural Integrity organization by combining our structures groups along with TRU Compliance into a new Business Unit – Critical Structures and Facilities”, said Laney Bisbee, CEO of Structural Integrity. “Their mission, goals, and values for innovative solutions and top quality service closely match ours to make this expanded service beneficial to all clients.”

Moving forward, TWE engineers will continue to deliver industry-leading client service and technical solutions as part of the larger Structural Integrity team. “It isn’t often that I find a consulting engineering firm so well aligned with our culture, values, focus on innovation and commitment to the success of our clients”, said Matt Tobolski, PhD, SE, “I am personally excited to be part of the SI team and continue to deliver quality solutions that solve some of the industry’s most challenging problems. By combining forces, we will be able to offer expanded solutions to our clients and tackle larger projects throughout the world.”

Through the acquisition, Structural Integrity and Tobolski Watkins Engineering will expand its presence throughout the country with offices in San Jose, CA, San Diego, CA, Oakland, CA, Irvine, CA, Akron, OH, Austin, TX, Bend, OR, Charlotte, NC, Denver, CO, Parsippany, NJ and State College, PA, along with international affiliates in Canada, China, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan.

About Structural Integrity Associates, Inc:
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. is an internationally recognized leader in the prevention and control of structural and mechanical failures, with a strong presence in the power generation industry. With headquarters in San Jose, CA, Structural Integrity serves clients worldwide through branch offices located throughout the US and Canada, as well as through affiliates located in China, Taiwan, Korea, Switzerland and Spain. Structural Integrity’s expertise encompasses a broad range of issues critical to the commercial success of both fossil-fired and nuclear power plants.

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Bud Auvil
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.