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JENSEN HUGHES and ERIN Announce Merger


May 6, 2015
By Business Wire News

BALTIMORE

JENSEN HUGHES and ERIN Engineering and Research, Inc., headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, USA, announce that they have completed a merger agreement between the two companies. The merger enhances the position of the combined organization as a global leader providing risk and specialty consulting services for the nuclear power and energy industry.

“The combination of the two companies extends our reach into the nuclear power and energy industries and represents a growing force in providing probabilistic risk assessment and risk management consulting services for clients all over the world,” stated Phil Rogers, JENSEN HUGHES CEO. “We are always interested in increasing value to our firm and clients by adding technical talent and complementary service offerings. ERIN has an unmatched reputation in providing probabilistic risk assessment services as well as respected staff with impressive technical capabilities.”

As the largest provider of specialty engineering and consulting services, with combined revenues exceeding $150 million and more than 700 employees, the JENSEN HUGHES / ERIN merger will expand the expertise and global resources available to provide risk-informed applications and engineering, external hazards analysis, probabilistic risk assessments, emergency response and fire protection program development including systems analysis, design and audits, life safety code consulting and industry specific software development and regulatory support services.

The two companies have been preparing an integration plan designed to communicate the combined firm’s increased capabilities to both current and prospective clients and staff. The integration process will begin immediately upon closing and leverage the strengths of both firms to include a well-planned, combined organization and operational structure. The combined company will be able to provide seamless delivery of project services to clients wherever they work.

As JENSEN HUGHES President of North America Operations, Dave Boswell, explained, “We are a company of engineers, consultants and scientists who advance the science of safety every day. With unmatched technical expertise, our newly combined firm is perfectly positioned to offer the nuclear power industry the services and talent needed to meet their safety and protection challenges around the globe.”

“This merger is mutually beneficial for both our firms and staff and significantly enhances our capability to provide the high quality solutions we are known for to our clients throughout the world,” said Doug True, President of ERIN.

Elizabeth Kleinsorg, JENSEN HUGHES Senior Vice President of Power Systems Division, stated, “We have always had great respect for ERIN and are excited to have their experienced professionals join the JENSEN HUGHES team. Our combined talent and resources worldwide for the nuclear power industry is unparalleled.”

About JENSEN HUGHES

JENSEN HUGHES, Inc. (JENSEN HUGHES) is the global leader in specialty engineering consulting services for the built environment. Our engineers, consultants and scientists develop innovative and cost effective solutions involving fire protection systems design and analysis, code consulting, hazard and risk assessments, forensic engineering, fire research, development and testing, commissioning and security services. Operating from offices in North America, Asia and the Middle East, JENSEN HUGHES consulting teams participate on projects around the world. For more information call +1 410.737.8677 or visit jensenhughes.com.

About ERIN

ERIN Engineering and Research, Inc. was founded in 1983 with an emphasis on providing high quality consulting services through engineering experience and associated research and development. By incorporating both in a single company, ERIN provides consulting services and products that are founded on expert knowledge of both client needs and emerging research and technology. These strengths are applied to client projects, as well as through our active involvement in policy-making activities, PRA standards development, and regulatory interactions. This merging of regulatory expectations, best available technology, and client needs puts ERIN in the optimum position to apply our expertise to enhance the safety and reliability of nuclear power plants. For more information call +1 925-943-7077 or visit erineng.com.

JENSEN HUGHES
Heather Stickler, 410-737-8677
hstickler@jensenhughes.com