Donan Engineering Continues in New Strategic Locations
LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Donan Engineering Co., Inc. today announced plans to open a new office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Donan will begin offering forensic investigative services from the new location on May 1, 2011. This office will represent the first physical presence the firm has had in the state of Minnesota.
“As the firm continues to look for new opportunities to expand, Minnesota is a perfect fit for our model and future expansion plans,” says Kevin B. Abell, Donan Engineering’s chief sales and marketing officer. “We are 100 percent confident that we will be well received by clients eager for a new forensic engineering and fire investigation service provider that recognizes the importance of quick response and exceptional customer service. Our entire focus is on how we can make our clients’ jobs easier, as when we do our job well it makes the jobs of our clients much easier as well. It is this commitment to our clients that has allowed us to grow at a substantial pace, while still keeping our focus on the end-user experience.”
Abell went on to say, “Our mission is to be the forensic industry leader in all aspects including customer service, turnaround time, and partnering with our clients so we are not just another vendor. We are passionate about providing conclusive, accurate, and unbiased services on every assignment, as we clearly understand that our clients demand this on every investigation. For us to be successful in Minnesota, we recognize that we must be able to provide clients with a substantial value that makes their job and the lives of their customers better.”
Donan Engineering offers consumers a single source for forensic engineering investigations and fire origin & cause investigations. The firm offers a wide array of services falling under the main categories of structural engineering investigations, fire and explosion origin & cause investigations, roofing investigations, and component testing.
Donan Engineering is a third-generation family-owned engineering firm that was founded in 1947 in Madisonville, Kentucky. From 1947 until 1999, the firm focused on providing mostly conventional engineering services (civil, structural, environmental, mining, architecture, etc.). In 1999, with approximately 20 employees in four offices, the decision was made to focus exclusively on the forensic engineering and fire investigation industry. In 2005, the firm relocated its company headquarters to Louisville, Kentucky.
With Donan Engineering’s plan to open six additional offices in 2011, the firm will have 32 offices spread out over 18 states. Currently, the firm employs approximately 175 employees, and that number is anticipated to grow to approximately 210 by the end of the year. In 2010, the firm completed approximately 22,000 forensic investigations for a client base consisting primarily of insurance companies, attorneys, commercial property owners and businesses, manufacturers, utilities, and homeowners. For a list of Donan’s office locations, please visit www.donan.com/locations.
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