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Qualus Power Services Acquires Patterson Power Engineers, LLC


Patterson Power Engineers joins the Qualus family and brings a strong reputation for delivering the highest quality service as well as a highly respected and skilled team of engineers in the power systems protection space. The partnership will ensure a strong future in providing expert engineering and technical field services to our clients and will provide tremendous opportunities for our employees. View the press release below or click here.

Press Release

August 31, 2021

Qualus Power Services Acquires Patterson Power Engineers, LLC to Strengthen Its Position in

Protection Engineering Services 

Cincinnati, OH,—August 31, 2021– Qualus Power Services, LLC, a leading provider of engineering and technical field services to utilities and electric power grid infrastructure, announced that it has acquired Patterson Power Engineering, LLC, a leading engineering firm in the power system protection space with operations in Chattanooga, TN.

“With the Patterson team’s reputation, this partnership enables Qualus to be the leading provider of protection engineering,” said Paul Cody, CEO of Qualus Power Services. “We have set ourselves apart from the competition to become an employer of choice and a full service, power engineering provider. I’m proud to lead such an impressive group of employees who truly care about this company and the impact we have made in this industry.”

Patterson Power Engineers is a highly regarded engineering service firm with an extremely skilled and well-respected workforce. Together, Qualus will have more than 20 field service and engineering offices and nearly 800 employees consisting of expert technical power engineers, project managers, NETA-certified technicians, Protection and Control technicians and a proven leadership team. 

“Together, the Patterson team has built a powerhouse of protection engineering and we are excited to continue that growth at Qualus,” said Russell Patterson, P.E., owner of Patterson Power Engineers. “The partnership will provide tremendous opportunities for our employees and will ensure a strong future in providing expert engineering and technical field services to our clients.”

About Qualus Power Services

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Qualus Power Services provides electric power engineering and field services. The business operates from over 20 field and engineering locations and provides services nationwide. With nearly 800 employees, the team consists of highly skilled power engineers, NETA-certified field technicians and Protection & Control technicians.

About Patterson Power Engineers

Patterson Power Engineers, LLC (PPE) is a consulting firm headquartered in Chattanooga, TN. PPE engineers have decades in power system protection, analysis, and design with large utilities. PPE’s focus is on power system protection and analysis and the company’s engineers are dedicated to being the best in their field. The company’s core competencies are in relay setting calculation for the protection of all types of power system apparatus as well as design. The bulk of the company’s work is in transmission, substation, and generator protection.

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