Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Core Human Factors (“Core HF”), a human factors analysis firm that provides research and guidance on consumer, industrial, and healthcare-related products.
The acquisition provides Rimkus’ Human Factors Practice with an extended suite of services focusing on medical devices and regulatory guidance.
“With 10 acquisitions in the last two years, our aggressive growth strategy will continue in 2022, focusing on areas that drive value for our clients. Core HF’s team brings a medical device lens to our Human Factors Practice. We believe the combination of Core HF and our current Human Factors group will make Rimkus Consulting Group a global leader in the field of Human Factors and we look forward to seeing how our clients will benefit from this unmatched team of experts. We are committed to expanding Rimkus, providing enhanced services, and supporting our team as we drive growth and innovation together,” said Curtis Brown, Chairman and Executive Director, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
“The Core HF team draws on an extraordinary wealth of experience and truly understands how to bring a personal aspect to their work, much like we do at Rimkus. Additionally, their team’s collaborative approach and advanced technology made this an ideal acquisition. Together, we’ll be able to customize the customer experience and continue elevating Rimkus as an industry leader,” said Robert Kocher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
Core Human Factors’ mission is to apply a human touch to all aspects of user research: serving their clients, connecting with their study participants, collaborating with their co-workers, and improving the usability and safety of products and services. They use a variety of analytical and observational research methods to help companies improve their products at all points in the design lifecycle, from conceptualization through post-market troubleshooting. Their niche is medical and drug delivery devices, and they align their efforts with their clients’ human factors engineering (HFE) programs as team contributors or develop and manage all HFE efforts when requested.
“We’re honored to join the Rimkus family and to work alongside their team of seasoned and established experts. Our two companies are aligned in our shared vision of being a global leader in engineering and technical consulting. Together, we will continue to provide and expand our professional expertise and client service to our valued clients,” said Adam Shames, MBA, Founder and CEO, Core Human Factors.
Since 2020, Rimkus has completed 10 acquisitions worldwide, growing their network to more than 1,200 employees and over 100 offices. Through the acquisitions, Rimkus has enhanced their existing practice areas to stay ahead of their global customers’ requirements and invested in solutions that enable the company to remain a leader.
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