RTI-MASIMAXRTI International, the nation’s second largest independent nonprofit research organization, offers innovative research and technical services to governments and business worldwide in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, governance, economic and social development, energy and the environment. RTI has more than 2,500 staff members worldwide with 2008 revenues in excess of $700 million.

MasiMax Resources, Inc. (“MasiMax”) is a leader in health communications, program management and research. The privately held company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. MaxiMax serves a customer base comprised of public, private, and non-profit healthcare oriented organizations, providing core services that include strategic planning services and communications solutions. In addition, MasiMax also provides web-based technologies, information centers and clearinghouses, advocacy, and outreach to offer a complete solution for clients to effectively and efficiently disseminate knowledge to the appropriate target audience.

According to RTI’s CEO, Victoria Haynes, the MasiMax acquisition will augment RTI’s existing health communications franchise, “broadening its project communications and marketing capabilities into new research fields and market sectors.”