DEI Joins Coffman Engineers

DEI is now Coffman Engineers

Coffman Engineers is pleased to announce that Spokane-based electrical engineering firm DEI Electrical Consultants will join Coffman Engineers. 

The two firms share core markets, clients, and values in providing technical excellence and service. Their combined capabilities provide clients with significantly bolstered electrical engineering capabilities.

DEI brings ten new staff members to Coffman, nine technical staff and one administrative staff member. The addition of DEI brings Coffman’s Spokane presence to more than 100 staff members. The ten members of DEI became Coffman employees on May 22. They will remain in their current office location on Woodruff Rd. in Spokane Valley until early Fall 2017. DEI owner, Steve Helms, will become a Principal Advisor for Coffman.

General Manager of the Coffman Spokane Office, Karl Kolb, said, “This is an exciting outcome of a long-standing relationship between firms that share similar values."

Owner of DEI Electrical Consultants, Steve Helms, said, “All of us at DEI are thrilled to become part of the Coffman team.  We believe that with our combined resources and years of experience we will be better able to serve all our clients. We are excited about the future possibilities of the combined Coffman/DEI team.”

About Coffman Engineers

Coffman Engineers is proud to celebrate 38 years of providing clients with multidiscipline engineering services including civil, structural, commercial and industrial mechanical, electrical, fire protection, process piping, instrumentation and controls, corrosion control engineering, project management, commissioning, and land survey services. Coffman has more than 400 employees serving clients across the U.S. and overseas from offices in Anchorage, Alaska; Bozeman, Montana; Charleston, South Carolina; Fulton, Maryland; Hagatna, Guam; Honolulu, Hawaii; Hood River, Oregon; Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Diego, California; and, Seattle and Spokane, Washington. For additional firm information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @CoffmanEngineer.

About DEI Electrical Consultants

Doyle Engineering, Inc., established in October 1979, (formerly Joseph M. Doyle and Associates, established in 1949) was expanded under the new firm name of DEI Electrical Consultants, Inc. in March, 1994.  Stephen H. Helms, P.E. is the President of the firm.  DEI provides complete engineering services ‑‑ preliminary investigation, feasibility surveys, load and energy studies, project design, security systems, lighting design, control systems design, construction drawings, specifications, inspections, and ongoing consultation on completed projects.


Source: Coffman Engineers, Inc.


Categories: Electrical, Engineering

Tags: Acquisition, Coffman Engineers, DEI Electrical Consultants, Electrical, Engineering, Merger, Spokane, Stephen Helms, Washington

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Coffman Engineers is a multidiscipline consulting engineering firm serving clients across the U.S. and overseas for more than 40 years. We have nearly 600 employees supporting clients from 17 office locations.

Beth Shimogawa
Corporate Communications Manager, Coffman Engineers, Inc.
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