For decades clients have trusted Crane Engineering to provide expert forensic engineering services for industrial applications, insurance subrogation and product liability litigation. With offices in Plymouth, Minn. and Madison, Wis., our divisions include forensic engineering, consulting engineering and laboratory services, fire science, building science, data forensics, motor vehicle testing and accident reconstruction.

Crane Engineering also has in-house laboratory services, including a low-vacuum SEM/EDS, a metallurgy lab and consulting chemistry and chemical laboratory.

Nationally known for its experts, Crane Engineering is on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Clients can feel confident they will receive thorough, confidential and prompt service no matter what kind of project – or what time of day.


In late 2013, Safety Engineering became part of Crane Engineering. This merger expands the breadth of service offerings and provides clients with best-in-class forensic engineering services and consulting.


Safety Engineering Associates

For almost 70 years, clients have trusted Safety Engineering Associates to provide expert accident reconstruction, accident investigation and vehicle testing for all vehicle manufacturers and insurance companies.  Our engineers work with all types of vehicles--heavy trucks, automobiles, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, etc. to provide clients with the most advanced technical expertise and vehicle understanding.  

Our experts are nationally known and work worldwide.  Our top notch facilities and test track allow for controlled testing and reconstruction.