SANTIAGO – AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, announces that it is to acquire CADE-IDEPE, the largest independent Chilean engineering services company. CADE-IDEPE, which employs 540 people, provides engineering solutions for natural resources and power and process clients in Chile and throughout South America. It has been a close partner of AMEC for the past 13 years.
“CADE-IDEPE’s strong client relationships in Chile and the rest of South America will complement AMEC’s existing strength through its offices in Santiago and in Lima, Peru,” said Tim Gelbar, president of AMEC’s Industrial Americas business. “Together we can grow more quickly, working on local and international projects and serving the global needs of our key clients.”
AMEC is recognized internationally for its high-value consultancy, engineering and project management skills. Its addition of CADE-IDEPE further illustrates the firm’s commitment to serving the global needs of their key clients. Integrating CADE-IDEPE with AMEC’s existing operations in Santiago will make AMEC the largest engineering firm in Chile, with over 900 employees. (See www.AMEC.com.)