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Bogdonov Pao Associates joins forces with CIMA+


Engineering

November 18, 2021
By Maryam Farag


Industries

Photo: CIMA+.

CIMA+ announced the acquisition of Bogdanov Pao Associates (BPA), a Vancouver-based structural engineering firm.

BPA’s team of engineers, technologists, technicians, and senior managers support clients across multiple sectors, including buildings, infrastructure, transportation, and energy.

“At CIMA+, we are inspired by engineering and driven by people. Combining our resources with those of BPA leverages complementary strengths and a similarity of culture and values, and furthers capabilities to drive sustainable growth, while enhancing our range of multidisciplinary service offerings for clients,” said François Plourde, President and CEO, CIMA+. “Joining forces with BPA accelerates the company’s expansion plan and presence in the Metro Vancouver region.”

Since its establishment in 1985, BPA has provided services in all areas of structural planning, design, and investigations.

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“As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients to provide outstanding engineering solutions for their projects, we are tremendously excited to be joining the CIMA+ team with shared values and philosophies, allowing us to provide even greater value for clients,” said Paul Tomei, President and Managing Principal, BPA. “We want to make a valued contribution and view the combination of BPA and CIMA+ as a natural step to our corporate growth.”