Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) has opened an office in Houston, Texas. From Houston, SGH will provide its full range of structural and building technology services, with special emphasis on risk assessment and design associated with blast, seismic, hurricane, and other hazards for the petrochemical industry.
Joining SGH in Houston are Paul Summers, senior principal; Guzhao Li, staff consultant; and Zonglei Mu, senior project manager. They offer their collective experience in consulting for petroleum and chemical companies, as well as for contractors and architecture/engineering firms working in the petrochemical industry.
SGH will add other staff and leadership in Houston this year from its other offices to offer the firm’s full range of services for designing, investigating, and rehabilitating structures, building enclosures, and materials.