Conduct comprehensive investigations, condition assessments and durability analyses of HPC concrete bridge decks
Develop a technical basis for future inspections of hydro power plants based on degradation mechanisms affecting these structures and their associated risks
Development of Computational Tools to Improve the Understanding & Prediction of Cementitious Barrier Performance
Our team of experts has the privilege of designing products that make a difference in our clients’ decision-making processes and that are in accordance to their strategic objectives.
SIMCO counts on a highly-qualified team of engineers and scientists who work together towards advancing the quality and performance of our material durability tools and services through continuous innovation. We interact extensively with our clients, business development teams, and partners worldwide to further develop our understanding of materials degradation and maintenance in order to provide our clients with solutions derived from the most recent advancements in materials durability sciences.
Over the years, the company has partnered with universities, the military, governments, and private sector organizations in the elaboration of sophisticated mathematical models to assist engineers in the design and maintenance of safer and sustainable infrastructure. Together, SIMCO’s scientists and engineers have published over 200 scientific and technical publications.
Our team also makes use of our very own state-of-the-art laboratory to design, test, measure, and analyze materials and methods that will ensure optimal durability of new and existing structures for a multitude of industries around the globe.
Certain notable partnerships and R&D developments in which SIMCO is involved include SUMMA and SUMMA2, which developed STADIUM®, Cementitious Barriers Partnership (CBP) responsible for the development of decision-aiding tools for the Nuclear industry www.cementbarriers.org, the ECO software (formally known as SOS) which is a decision-aiding software for the development of sustainable structures, and the European project TRANSCEND dedicated to moisture transport in concrete.