HARGROVE CONTINUES TO RISE IN ENR SOURCEBOOK'S RANKING BY INDUSTRY
Aug 4, 2020
The 2020 Engineering News Record (ENR) Sourcebook ranking, published in July of 2020, shows Hargrove Engineers + Constructors, holding tight to the #1 spot in the Chemicals sector for the second year in a row, up from a #3 ranking in 2017 and 2018. Hargrove moved up in many of their ranked sectors, including Industrial Process, Pulp + Paper, and Refining.
“We are dedicated to supporting the chemicals industry on projects from conceptual design through commissioning and start-up,” says Hamid Zoghbi, Vice President, Chemicals Operations and Strategy at Hargrove. “We have continued to grow in this market, and all of our ranked sectors, by consistently delivering high-quality work safely, and with the right team - bringing value to our clients.”
Hargrove earns their place in ENR’s Sourcebook moving up to #3 in Industrial Process, #4 in Pulp + Paper, #8 in Refining, #16 in Fossil Fuel, and for the first time, earning a top 10 Aerospace ranking at #9. In ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list, Hargrove rose to #47 nationally this year, up from #51 in 2019.
“We’ve worked hard over the last few years to diversify the industries we serve. We are delighted to rise up three spots to #8 in the refining industry, which has been a targeted growth sector for Hargrove, with the addition of our Integrated Gulf Coast Refining Team,” notes Micki Kohn, Executive Vice President. “We’ve also continued to support our clients’ plant-level project programs, maintenance and reliability-driven work, and controls + automation projects. Our service to the manufacturing, industrial process, and power generation industries has continued to be a pillar of Hargrove, and we’re growing our support to industries like automation, marine, government, and infrastructure.”
The Hargrove Team has grown steadily year-over-year, with new offices opening consistently. The firm now has 14 United States offices and is celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2020. Hargrove’s technical and professional staff includes discipline engineers experienced in the specialized areas of the diverse clients we serve. Hargrove’s technical and professional staff includes process discipline engineers experienced in the special needs of the diverse clients they serve. Company leadership states that Hargrove’s success stems from their time-tested culture of relationship-building – working as “One Team” with their clients – and their ownership structure, as 100% employee-owned through one of the largest minority-owned ESOPs in the country.
Engineering News-Record reports on the top design firms, both architects and engineers, and the top construction companies and projects in the United States and around the world. The ENR Top 500 Design Firms is an annual ranking of the 500 largest both privately and publicly held U.S.-based design firms based on design revenue. ENR publishes a variety of “Sourcebooks” which provide a more in-depth ranking of the largest professional service and construction firms who participate in the ENR surveys.