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Crane Engineering Acquires Safety Engineering Associates


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PLYMOUTH, MN--Jan. 14, 2014: Crane Engineering, a leader in forensic engineering, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Safety Engineering Associates, a leader in vehicle testing and accident reconstruction. With the close of the acquisition, Crane Engineering now provides one of the industry's most comprehensive forensic engineering, accident reconstruction and consulting engineering service offerings.

"For over 60 years Safety Engineering Associates has been a leader in vehicle testing and accident reconstruction. The merger of the two organizations expands our breadth of service offerings, deepens our bench of engineering expertise and strengthens our overall position in the marketplace," said Tom Crane, founder and president of Crane Engineering. "The merger further demonstrates our commitment to providing our clients with best-in-class forensic engineering services and consulting."

Safety Engineering Associates' clients will now have access to Crane Engineering's complete chemical, materials, metallurgical and micro-imaging laboratories, including its in-house 3D Laser scanner and Computed Tomography (CT) resources.

"We are pleased to be part of such a well-established and respected organization," said Kris Kubly, who will continue in the role of Safety Engineering Associates division president. "Crane Engineering's wide range of resources will greatly improve our ability to serve our clients."

Safety Engineering Associates has over 60 years of experience providing clients with forensic accident reconstruction services and vehicle diagnostic and analytical testing. The Safety Engineering Associates brand represents integrity, long lasting relationships and engineering expertise. Safety Engineering Associates will keep its external brand, Madison, Wis. office location and division website:

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