EMA acquires Purtle + Associates - Learn More

We are proud to announce EMA’s acquisition of Purtle + Associates, a leading MEP engineering firm located in Shreveport, LA. Through this acquisition, EMA will gain a team of skilled engineers who have years of experience providing services to clients in Louisiana, Arkansas, and East Texas.

The purchase of P+A fits into EMA’s strategy to diversify into new sectors, boost their technical expertise, and expand into a new region.

A word from EMA’s President and CEO:

"EMA remains committed to providing client-focused engineering and consulting services. Our acquisition of P+A complements our current service offerings and allows us to expand into the healthcare and industrial markets.

EMA strengthens P+A’s existing presence in Louisiana by providing consulting services such as building commissioning, green solutions and energy assessments to clients who have already expressed a need for these offerings.

P+A has an established history and reputation of providing quality MEP engineering services for over 30 years. We are so excited to acquire a firm that shares a similar legacy and the same values of total client focus and quality work.

We believe the combined expertise and range of work of our two firms will enhance and expand our depths of resources to serve our clients better."

The acquired firm will remain in their original office location at 9441 Stevens Rd., Suite 200, Shreveport, LA 71106.


How Will P+A Benefit EMA?

  • By acquiring P+A, EMA can diversify our expertise and enter into new sectors. The firm has substantial experience serving clients in the medical and industrial markets.
  • P+A is a well established and respected firm in its region.
  • P+A has a proven track record of providing quality work and client-focused service.
  • Many of P+A’s employees have more than 20-years of experience and have been with the company since day one.
  • This acquisition allows us to increase our work load and client base while also increasing our staff and expertise to spread out the load.

About Purtle + Associates

P+A is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm specializing in mechanical and electrical design services. They provide professional design services for various projects, including:

  • Airports
  • Secondary schools
  • Universities
  • Churches
  • Medical facilities
  • Commercial and retail projects
  • Low rise and multi-story office buildings
  • Civic centers
  • Multi-family housing
  • Institutional and industrial projects
  • Military facilities
  • Correctional institutions

Based in Shreveport, Louisiana, P+A has sustained stable growth since its inception in 1983. They have grown from a two-person firm to over 25 employees in the past 35 years.

Learn more about P+A on their website: https://purtle.engineering

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