Pie Elevates Service Capability in Strategic Acquisition by Lerch Bates Incorporated

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This new affiliation represents a mutually beneficial partnership between companies. In association with Lerch Bates, Pie will become a 100% Employee Owned Company, providing a legacy for existing and future employees.

Effective January 1, 2020

Pie Consulting & Engineering (www.pieglobal.com) announced today that the company is joining Lerch Bates Incorporated (LBI) as a new subsidiary. Founded in 1999 and celebrating its 20th year in business, Pie provides building science, forensic engineering, and assessment & design services.

This strategic acquisition allows Pie to significantly elevate to the next level of growth, stability, and employee development. At the same time, Pie’s unique service offerings are not duplicative of any services offered by Lerch Bates. The result offers extensive opportunities for collaboration, early entry to some of the most exciting global opportunities, and a consolidated service offering and areas of expertise to existing and future clients.

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Pie & Lerch Bates Shared Relevant Work Experience

Pie & Lerch Bates Shared Relevant Work Experience

“It is truly wonderful to experience a realized vision, first identified years ago, when it is rooted in the core belief that all good outcomes are possible. We firmly believe that our strategic acquisition by Lerch Bates represents a significant opportunity for each member of Pie, our clients and a mutually beneficial partnership between the companies.” said Paul Duncan, President & CEO of Pie. “In celebrating Pie’s 20th anniversary this year, I am especially delighted to welcome each of our exemplary staff as new Employee-Owners in affiliation with Lerch Bates.”

Pie Consulting & Engineering will continue to be led by current Principals Paul Duncan, Eric Amhaus, Brian Erickson, Matt Heron and their executive leadership team.

“The addition of Pie to our organization brings together a wholistic set of consulting services to our Architect, Owner, Developer, Manager and Risk Management clients.” said Lerch Bates CEO and President Bart Stephan. “Pie’s Consulting Services including Building Enclosures & Commissioning (BECx), Property Loss, Design, Assessments, Performance Testing & Monitoring, and Expert Witness, allows Lerch Bates to offer our joint client base a complete building enclosure and systems solution.  We look forward to the future, leveraging the combined resources of Lerch Bates and Pie to provide our clients with this unmatched suite of consulting services.”

About Pie Consulting & Engineering:

Pie Consulting & Engineering is a leading global provider of building and forensic science experts who provides a comprehensive and diverse range of engineering, rehabilitative design, consulting, enclosure commissioning (BECx), construction management, and field performance testing services. Founded in 1999, we service our development, design, construction, insurance/claims, and legal professional clients globally from our headquarters in Colorado and multiple regional offices strategically positioned throughout the nation. To learn more, visit www.pieglobal.com.

About Lerch Bates Incorporated:

Founded in 1947, Lerch Bates is an internationally acclaimed consulting firm specializing in elevator/escalator consulting, façade access and logistics.  They have 250+ employees with 28 offices throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, India and South America.   Lerch Bates is a very well established and highly regarded global corporation that works on some of the largest and most complex buildings (both new and existing) in the world. To learn more, visit www.lerchbates.com.

Contact:  Eric Amhaus
Phone:  303-552-0177
Cell:  720-937-4634
Email: eamhaus@pieglobal.com