04.02.19 Parametrix Acquires Aptum, Establishing Presence in Southwest Washington




Seattle, WA –Parametrix, a 100-percent employee-owned engineering, planning, and environmental sciences firm, has acquired Aptum, Inc., a civil and structural engineering firm based in Camas, Washington. This acquisition will create a permanent presence for Parametrix in Southwest Washington and expand the firm’s service offerings. Parametrix is headquartered in Seattle and has a nearby office in Portland, along with 11 other offices throughout the Western United States.

Aptum, Inc. was founded in 2014 and has four staff. The firm provides services in management, design, and construction monitoring to public and private clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. The firm’s expertise includes bridges, retaining walls, commercial and institutional facilities, seismic assessment, hydraulic structures, riverbank restoration, and stormwater management and treatment.

Aptum’s founder, Matt Deml, PE, SE, has 20 years of experience in project management, design, and delivery of structural projects. His experience includes the Columbia River Crossing, Utah Transit Authority’s Weber County to Salt Lake Commuter Rail, and the Tilikum Crossing Transit Bridge. Deml will lead the bridge and structures practice at Parametrix, which in total includes 25 professionals. Parametrix and Aptum have worked together on TriMet’s Red Line Extension.

“Together with Aptum, we’re expanding our depth of services to the communities and clients we serve,” stated Parametrix CEO Jeff Peacock, PE. “We’re thrilled to combine with a company that shares our values and is committed to providing excellent client service.”

“The Aptum team is thrilled to be joining Parametrix. Together we will continue to provide an outstanding workplace for our team and provide the responsive, inspired solutions that our clients value,” stated Deml.

About Parametrix

Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm celebrating 50 years in business. We are comprised of 500 employee-owners providing inspired solutions in engineering, planning, and environmental sciences. We serve our clients from locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, New Mexico, and Nevada. Parametrix has been named one of Washington and Oregon’s 100 Best Companies to Work for. Connect with Parametrix: find us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram @parametrix_inc.

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