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jimdane wrote:
> There is a real savings with regard
> to design cost but I do not see many U.S. companies turning to countries
> like Mexico or Venezuela to provide design unless a project is owned by
> a Mexican or Venezuelan firm.

Yes, there is some real savings and several major US companies have opened
overseas.  To make the suitation worse, the US licensed stuctural engineer is
asked to seal the plans prepared by the foriegn office.

Mark Ahlskog, PE

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