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November 4, 2011   by CEP Forensic Engineering Inc.

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With over 75 years of combined experience, CEP and FEI, the two oldest forensic engineering firms in Canada have allied together so as to offer insurers and claims and litigation professionals the first Canadian one-stop-shop of forensic engineering services.

Laval, November 1, 2011 –  Forensic Engineering Inc. (FEI) established in 1968 originally incorporated in Ontario as Harold J Wilkinson & Associates Ltd. (1970) and CEP Forensic Engineering Inc. (CEP) originally established in Quebec (1972) as Consultants Electro-Protection Inc. are pleased to announce that they have concluded a strategic alliance. By this agreement, CEP and FEI share all their resources and provide their valued customers with a one-stop-shop opportunity in Ontario and Quebec. With five offices along the Quebec City-Windsor corridor (Burlington, Oshawa, Ottawa in Ontario and Québec City, Laval in Quebec), this new alliance offers the unique opportunity to deal easily across the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

Since 1968, FEI, based in Burlington, Ontario, has been specializing in forensic engineering investigations and has developed considerable expertise in analyzing and explaining incidents. FEI‘s strategic fields of practice are:

          Accident Reconstruction

          Transportation Losses

          Lighting and Visibility

          Personal Injuries

          Materials Failures

Since 1972, CEP has been a leader in forensic engineering and sciences. CEP grew to 58 employees with offices in Montreal-Laval, Quebec City, Ottawa and Oshawa-Toronto and to the following fields of practice:

          Fire & Explosion O&C

          Electrical Engineering

          Civil Engineering

          Mechanical Engineering

          Structural Engineering

          Material Science & Engineering

          Chemical and Process Engineering

          Environmental Engineering

          Polymer Chemistry

Taken individually the reputation of FEI and CEP are impressive but together our statistics are unsurpassed in the Canadian Forensic Engineering market.

Our clients now have the benefit of :

          Over 40 years of continuous and reputable service to the industry

          More than 46,000 technical investigations conducted

          More than 800 appearances in Canadian Courts as expert witnesses

          A Forensic Engineering one-stop-shop making our group unique in Canada

         Geographical locations all along the most populated corridor in Canada (Quebec-Windsor)

          Experience and long-standing reputation without comparison [beyond compare?]

         Experience with a diverse list of clients including: Insurance Industry, individuals, corporations, industries, governments and institutions

For additional information contact :

CEP Forensic Engineering Inc.

Jean-François Joubert, P.Eng, President and CEO,



Forensic Engineering Inc.

Rick Roberson, P.Eng.

1-800 263-6351

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