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SEH Acquires RAM USA, Expanding Facility and Infrastructure Assessment Capabilities

[October 3, 2023 – St. Paul, Minnesota] – Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®), a national employee-owned engineering and architecture firm, announces the acquisition of assets from RAM USA, widely recognized for its groundbreaking patented technology for facility and infrastructure assessment. This pivotal move increases SEH’s service offerings and reinforces SEH’s commitment to leveraging technology for improved facility and infrastructure solutions.

RAM USA, now RAM Companies, LLC, will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of SEH. Recognized as a Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Synergy Preferred Supplier in the United States, RAM has been honored twice with the esteemed JLL Supplier of Distinction Award for Innovation. As an SEH company, RAM Companies will offer an extensive suite of assessment, planning, engineering, and architectural services to clients.

SEH's CEO David Ott and RAM Companies President Jeff Cacioppo are optimistic about this collaboration.

Ott remarks, “From first becoming aware of RAM, we saw tremendous potential in joining forces. Jeff and his outstanding team have been at the forefront of using technology for more cost effective and sustainable infrastructure solutions for their clients. RAM’s patented technologies stand out in the industry, providing efficient, accurate, and economical roof, pavement, and lighting assessments. By bringing RAM and SEH together, we'll deliver unparalleled value to our clients and provide additional growth and development opportunities for our teams."

Echoing the enthusiasm, Cacioppo says, "SEH's legacy of excellence is indisputable. Our clients and staff will reap immediate benefits from this merger. Our specialized assessment capabilities, amplified by SEH's broad planning, engineering, and architectural capabilities, means we're better equipped than ever to tackle our clients' most pressing challenges."

In conclusion, Ott shared, "Joining forces sets the stage for a bright future. With the synergy from this acquisition, we're geared to expand our offerings, nurture our people, drive growth, and steadfastly uphold our mission of Building a Better World for All of Us®."

More About SEH

SEH is an employee-owned, professional services company made up of over 900 engineers, architects, planners, and scientists located nationwide with headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. Founded in 1927, SEH serves public and private clients in the buildings, infrastructure, environmental, transportation, and water markets across the United States and several Canadian provinces. The 900+ employee-owners share a common purpose: Building a Better World for All of Us®.

More About RAM Companies, LLC

Established in 2009 in Brunswick, Ohio, RAM Companies is a multidisciplinary firm specializing in the non-destructive detection, investigation, and resolution of water intrusions in multifamily, commercial, industrial, and institutional roofs and pavement.