PSMJ Advises Engineering Testing Services on its Sale to Atlas Technical Consultants

January 30, 2018 (Newton, Mass.) – San Ramon, CA based Engineering Testing Services Corporation (ETS) has been acquired by Atlas Technical Consultants.  PSMJ Resources, Inc. initiated the transaction and provided financial advisory services to ETS throughout the sale.

With more than 500 employees, capabilities within the ETS family of companies include all aspects of environmental, geotechnical engineering, materials testing and special inspection services as well as construction management and engineering geology.  ETS has offices in eight states and is headquartered in San Ramon, CA.  Operating companies in the ETS group include Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (, United-Heider Inspection Group (, Materials Testing and Inspection (, CEL Consulting (, and Geosphere Consultants (

“One of the most exciting aspects of this transaction is how it provides a nationwide growth platform for the deep technical resources and forward-thinking vision of the ETS companies,” commented PSMJ Senior M&A Advisor Karl Wohler, “We’re thrilled to have played a role in making this win-win transaction happen and look forward to the great things to come for ETS and the other companies involved in this transaction.”

ETS joins Atlas Technical Consultants, which is a leading infrastructure services firm with over 30 offices in 11 states and more than 1,000 employees, with major offices in Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Salt Lake City, Boise, Portland and Honolulu. Atlas Technical Consultants is led by L. Joe Boyer and provides public and private sector clients with comprehensive support in managing large-scale infrastructure improvement programs.

About Engineering Testing Services
The Engineering Testing Services (“ETS”) family of companies has provided innovative solutions to construction challenges, as well as quality control testing and inspection for construction material manufacturers around the world since 1985. Capabilities within the ETS companies also include all aspects of environmental, geotechnical engineering, materials testing and special inspection services as well as construction management and engineering geology.

About Atlas Technical Consultants
Combining world-class infrastructure service providers Pavetex Engineering, Moreland Altobelli Associates and Engineering Testing Services, Atlas Technical Consultants is a leading project delivery service provider focused on public and private sector. Atlas is located in 11 states across the United States and has over 1,000 employees providing comprehensive construction and program management support for large-scale infrastructure improvement programs.

About PSMJ Resources

Established in 1974, PSMJ Resources, Inc. is the world’s leading authority on the effective management of architecture, engineering, and construction firms.  With offices in the United States and Australia, PSMJ offers over 150 titles in book, audio, and video format.  PSMJ publishes three monthly periodicals and delivers hundreds of seminars, roundtables, conferences, webinars, and in-house training sessions every year for A/E/C professionals around the world.  PSMJ’s advisory services cover a wide range of critical business areas such as strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, project management, valuation, and internal transition and succession planning.