HOUSTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With an increase in comprehensive engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions and multibillion-dollar contracts, Burns & McDonnell has claimed the No. 1 spot on Engineering News-Record Texas & Louisiana's 2017 Top Design Firm list. This is the fifth consecutive year the architecture, engineering, construction and consulting firm has been recognized among the top 20 design firms in the region.
"Burns & McDonnell is widely diversified, offering services ranging from environmental permitting to power generation to terminals and pipeline services and beyond," says Leslie Duke, Burns & McDonnell president and general manager of Houston and Austin offices. "Our broad capabilities — especially in EPC delivery — paired with improvements in the oil and gas and midstream market sectors have allowed us to thrive throughout the past year."
Since opening its doors in Texas in 1994, the firm's statewide presence has grown from one project office to four offices with more than 700 employees.
"Throughout the next 12 months, we expect to see our growth continue as the need for infrastructure upgrades remains prevalent and the oil and gas sector improves," says Scott Clark, Burns & McDonnell vice president and general manager of Dallas-Fort Worth offices.
In addition to the overall, regional design firm ranking, Burns & McDonnell continued to climb among the rankings in these categories:
- No. 1 in Structural Engineering
- No. 1 in MEP Engineering
- No. 2 in Civil Engineering
- No. 2 in Petroleum
- No. 6 in Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering
Burns & McDonnell has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston. The firm is No. 16 on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and has been recognized as one of Texas Monthly's Best Companies to Work For in Texas for eight consecutive years.
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About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies made up of more than 5,700 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be No. 16 on Fortune's 2017 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit burnsmcd.com.
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