Protecting lives and property though the practical application of integrated fire protection engineering
Founded in 1985 as a fire protection engineering firm, PDI provides a full spectrum of fire protection engineering services including sprinkler and fire alarm design, smoke modeling, and performance-based designs offering innovative solutions to complex fire and life-safety challenges. In addition, PDI provides consulting services for fire, building, and life-safety codes, including plans review and the issuance of commodity letters. PDI also provides government third-party plan review services on behalf of local, state, and federal agencies.
In addition to its engineering and consulting services, PDI, through its Permitting Section, assists its clients in negotiating the complex project permitting process, managing that process from initial application, through all necessary inspections, to final certificate of occupancy.
In June 2009, PDI expanded its commitment to the rail / transit consulting business by launching a new, dedicated division, aimed specifically at that industry. The new division is called PDI Rail Solutions .
Protection Development, Incorporated (PDI) is a Texas Registered Engineering Firm (Firm Number F-2816), licensed under the authority of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE). PDI is a Bob Andrews Group Company.
“PDI’s mission is to use our proven fire protection engineering principles, experience, and technical knowledge to produce reliable, cost-effective, life safety solutions.”
BAG BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT The Bob Andrews Group, LLC announces the launching of BAG Business Development. BAG-BD is a consulting firm taking advantage of the Group’s experience in starting and growing business in the field of fire protection. Headed up by Sam Goldwater, Vice President of the Bob Andrews Group and 40 year veteran in the [...]
To better serve our clients – PDI has opened a new office in Bastrop, Texas. Additionally, we have hired Carter M. White, P.E. to serve as branch manager. As an experienced fire protection engineer and an area resident, Mr. White will expand PDI’s presence in the Austin and Houston markets. Mr. White has been in the Fire Protection industry in [...]
Gilead R. Ziemba, P.E. has been promoted to Vice President & General Manager. Gilead has proven that he is an exceptional leader and a very talented engineer. When asked to comment, PDI President and CEO Bob Andrews stated that “I am extremely proud of Gilead’s accomplishments since joining PDI in 2009. He is a dedicated person [...]
Protection Development, Incorporated (PDI) is pleased to announce that Ann Garcia has joined the firm as Permit Coordinator. Ann comes to PDI after working for the City of San Antonio Development Services Department for over 9 years. She has experience in researching historical permits, issuing Certificate of Occupancy, retrieving plan review and inspection status, and [...]
LAS VEGAS, NV Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (“X” Train), a Delaware company (OTCBB: XTRN) is pleased to announce the selection of PDI Rail Solutions (PDI) to assure that its “X” Train meets all applicable Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) & Amtrak mechanical and safety standards. “The safe design and operation of the “X” Train is our Number 1 corporate priority. We believe that PDI Rail Solutions exemplifies the industry’s best practices [...]
For Immediate Release PDI Launches Rail / Transit Consulting Division San Antonio, TX – June 12, 2009 Protection Development, Incorporated (PDI) announced today that it is expanding its commitment to the rail / transit consulting business by launching a new, dedicated division, targeted specifically to that industry. The new division will be called PDI Rail [...]