LEWISTON — S.W. Cole Engineering Inc. of Bangor has acquired Summit CMT, a construction materials testing subsidiary, from CES Inc., a Brewer-based engineering, sciences and surveying firm. Summit CMT operated from offices in Augusta and Lewiston.

CES will retain Summit Environmental Consultants, which it acquired earlier this year, and will continue to operate in Lewiston.

Summit CMT staff will move to S.W. Cole offices in Augusta and Gray and will operate under the parent company name; S.W. Cole Engineering Inc., which provides construction materials testing and geo-technical engineering services.

According to Bob Chaput, senior vice president of S.W. Cole, CMT staff will be retained and will continue serving Summit CMT clients. The Bangor-based firm, founded in 1979, has seven branch offices: Augusta, Caribou and Gray, Maine; Keene, Manchester and Somersworth, NH; and White River Junction, Vt. The firm’s services include geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and geo-environmental services. S.W. Cole’s offices all have laboratories that provide physical testing of concrete, soil, aggregates and asphalt.

The firm’s technicians provide special inspections and field testing of construction materials for projects that include buildings, roads and bridges, infrastructure such as water and sewer projects, industrial projects, wind power and transmission projects and manufacturing plants, throughout New England.

Effective immediately, the contact information for Summit CMT will now be: S.W. Cole Engineering Inc., 555 Eastern Ave., Augusta, ME 04330-6700; telephone: 207-626-0600; email: [email protected]

The contact information for Summit Environmental Consultants remains the same: Summit Environmental Consultants / A CES, Inc. Company, 640 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240; telephone: 207-795-6009; email: [email protected]


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