Each year, we complete more than 21,000 projects for clients worldwide in a variety of industries. We combine national resources with local expertise to provide targeted advice and long-term solutions that allow your business to strengthen its competitive advantage.
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EFI Global's team of chemists and investigators conducted a field test to replicate the use of a tire inflation proudct in an off-road tire to evaluate the product's performance when used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
In the months following the Thailand monsoon floods in October 2011, one of our senior forensic mechanical engineers was hired to conduct damage evaluations for a number of manufacturing plants.
An international appliance manufacturer contacted EFI Global after experiencing multiple failures of their product in the European market.
A large resort in Japan planned an extensive $5 million rehabilitation project requiring project oversight services.
During an inspection of an existing multi-family housing structure, several buildings were observed to have undulating first floors with noticeable deflection under load.
Our mechanical engineers performed indoor air quality surveys at six buildings on the campus of a major research facility in the Southeast U.S.
Prior to a property real estate transaction, the prospective investors were initially concerned about the general condition of the exterior stucco wall finish at a three-story apartment building complex
Following recent tropical storm activities in the Texas Gulf Coast area, our environmental experts were hired to evaluate our client’s property and perform consulting during a reconstruction project.
In a large commercial garment cleaning facility, a structural fire occurred immediately after a portable engine/generator set was started to supply electrical power.
One of our senior mechanical engineers was engaged to perform site inspections of a gas turbine and metallurgical testing on turbine blades following power failure in an electrical grid served by a power plant located in Karachi, Pakistan.
Prior to a property real estate transaction, the buyer was concerned about the future performance of the roof at a three-story office building constructed in 1987.
EFI Global was hired to investigate the cause of a collapse of a water drill rig derrick, and using metallurgical analysis, determine if the cause was due to a manufacturing defect of the derrick structure components.
Soon after the collapse of a one-story commercial building housing a football practice field, EFI Global was engaged to conduct an in-depth analysis of the structural components and design, and the environmental factors at the time of the failure.
Our multi-disciplinary team of engineers and fire investigators work together to investigate the origin and cause of a semi-truck fire, and the type and amount of damage caused to a bridge.
In a multi-million dollar case involving an island marina in The Bahamas, a hotel and restaurant fire destroyed the surrounding pier and several docked boats.
During the investigation of a $6 million structural fire loss, our experts utilized canines to search and identify the location of ignitable liquids.
An attorney firm engaged EFI Global fire investigators and scientists to analyze a two-year old investigation that caused their insured to be named as a defendant in a civil suit.
EFI Global dispatched a fire and explosion investigator and an engineer to investigate a pipeline rupture in South America that claimed the lives of several pipeline workers.
EFI Global’s timely response and thorough investigation to a semi-truck trailer explosion prevented liability against the client and provided an avenue of recovery for the organization and the injured truck driver.
Our investigative team was hired to determine the origin and cause of fire in a six-story medical office building, which involved a fatality and injuries to several firefighting personnel.
Our experts were asked to investigate an explosion that occurred at a manufacturing plant being refurbished with a new refrigerated cooler
EFI Global was engaged to conduct a fire scene assessment following a large explosion on a marine fishing vessel.
Following a fire at a sugar processing facility in rural Brazil, EFI Global was asked to conduct an origin and cause investigation.
Our multi-disciplined team of experts was selected as the environmental consultant for a major renovation of a 50-year old 32-story office builidng in the Houston area.
Our environmental experts performed construction management for hazardous materials abatement, building demolition and site clearing project for a 49 building residential development scheduled for rehabilitation and reuse.
EFI Global performed removal of several underground storage tanks (USTs), coordinated transport and disposal of approximately 1,000 cubic yards of soil from the tank pit on an abandoned wood manufacturing facility located in a downtown area.
At a public educational system with 7 campuses totaling over 5 million square feet, our environmental professionals performed comprehensive indoor air quality consulting services.
Our environmental staff performed testing and consulting to determine employee exposure levels to hazardous chemicals at a large manufacturing facility.
EFI Global worked closely with a global manufacturer of wool fiberglass and foam insulation to develop a Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) for its 13 U.S. facilities.
Our environmental team responded to a request from the General Services Administration (GSA) to determine the size and contents of an underground storage tank (UST) that was no longer in use at a facility in Indianapolis, Indiana.
As a proud partner of a leading manufacturing of glass, our experts have provided ongoing environmental support services since 2004, with particular focus on environmental compliance and ongoing management of recurring environmental tasks.
In a residential and commercial area of a major U.S. city, an abandoned gas station site was targeted for redevelopment.
Prior to the sale of the golf course property, our experts were engaged to conduct a Phase I Site Assessment.
At the request of a petroleum pipeline company, our environmental experts performed a comprehensive file review and regulatory correspondence activities to achieve a No Further Action (NFA) status for a release of crude oil from a pipeline in the Midwest U.S.
To assist a major developer with a 15-acre tract of undeveloped land, our experts conducted a wetland investigation involving identification and preliminary delineation on property subject to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jurisdiction.
Our experts frequently reconstruct crashes in order to determine fault and other causal effects. In a case involving a fatality crash, our expertise was retained when the surviving driver was going to be prosecuted for criminally negligent homicide.
Our laboratory personnel were commissioned in part by a Texas public university to investigate and analyze the oxidation rate of ethyl mercaptan in residential liquid propane tanks.
Following Hurricane Ike in 2008, hundreds of commercials buildings in Houston and the surrounding area were damaged by water infiltration and flooding.
Our fire investigators were engaged for a cause and origin investigation and subsequent product failure analysis following a fire in a workshop at a single family residence.
A ten-year old vehicle with over 167,000 miles was involved in a fire that inflicted damage to a surrounding structure.
EFI Global was engaged to complete a vulnerability study of a major business complex in order to ascertain information on the existing storm water drainage system affected by Tropical Storm Allison in 2001.
Following a series of hailstorms that occurred in the Midwest U.S., EFI Global engineers quickly responded to conduct hail damage assessments for numerous commercial and residential buildings.
To address water and mold damage incurred as result of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Mississippi coastal areas in 2005, EFI Global performed mold investigation, surveying, and remediation services at one of the nation’s leading facilities for the design, engineering, construction, and life cycle support of major surface ships for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, international navies, and commercial vessels of all types.
Following a catastrophic earthquake in Southern Peru, EFI Global immediately responded with engineers on site to assess damage to a mining operation.
During the summer of 2008, major flooding of the Cedar River covered downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, requiring the cleaning and repair of numerous municipal and county government facilities.
Following the flooding of the Spicket River during the Spring 2006, our CAT response team was engaged to evaluate a nursing home in Lawrence, Massachusetts.