PT&C Forensics Announces Acquisition of LWG Consulting
ATLANTA -- Dec. 9, 2014 -- PT&C Forensics, Inc. (DBA PT&C Forensic Consulting Services, P.A.), a leading provider of forensic engineering services to the insurance claims industry, today announced that it has acquired global forensic engineering firm, LWG Consulting, Inc.
Based in Northbrook, Ill., LWG is a leader in forensic engineering, with over 20 offices and more than 100 engineers and expert consultants located around the world. Since 1984, LWG has provided equipment damage assessment and accident investigation and failure analysis services to the Property/Casualty insurance industry and attorneys. In addition, LWG’s TekPro Global division provides industry-leading equipment restoration services. The acquisition positions PT&C/LWG as the preeminent global forensic engineering firm.
With this acquisition, PT&C addresses the growing demand by insurance claims and legal professionals for a global, multi-disciplinary and highly-skilled forensic engineering partner. PT&C’s depth of experience managing fire and explosion investigations and civil/structural engineering incidents complemented by LWG’s core capabilities in electrical, mechanical and energy equipment losses creates a market-leading forensic engineering platform offering the comprehensive array of services to the insurance and legal communities.
On the acquisition, Grover Davis, President and CEO of PT&C Forensics, comments, “LWG possesses a highly-skilled, global team of engineers and experts. Their strength in niche service offerings such as equipment losses, digital forensics and restoration, paired with a corporate culture built upon delivering superior customer service, made LWG an extremely attractive partner for us. I am confident that the combined 50 years of experience shared by PT&C and LWG leadership will enable delivery of unequivocal engineering expertise to our clients.”
Robert Wedoff, President and CEO of LWG Consulting added, “Given that LWG was built upon similar values, it was easy for us to embrace PT&C’s demonstrated long-term vision of building a great, people-centric company dedicated to providing outstanding service. I am incredibly excited not only about the value we can create together for our clients, but for the opportunities that we can provide for our team members across the entire platform.”
About PT&C Forensic Consulting Services, P.A. (currently Envista Forensics)
PT&C, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Engle Martin & Associates, is based in Atlanta, GA. Service offerings include forensic engineering, fire and explosion investigations, building consulting, catastrophe response and products liability testing. Staffed with over 100 engineers and experts in over 40 cities across the United States, PT&C provides extensive experience to insurance claims, legal and law enforcement professionals. Their depth of experience ranges from residential structural failure evaluations and vehicle fire investigations to large complex commercial losses.