Alabama based Volkert captures 94th in 2017 Top 500 Design Firms by Engineering News. The firm also ranked 67th in the country among pure design firms.
Online PR News – 01-May-2017 – What is better for an engineering firm than being listed as among this years top 100 design firms in the country? Leaping 21 places from the year before!
Thats what Mobile-based Volkert, Inc. accomplished by listing 94th in the 2017 Top 500 Design Firms according to Engineering News-Records much anticipated report published today. The firm also ranked 67th in the country among pure design firms (i.e. focused on engineering only).These are the highest rankings in the firms history.
The 92-year-old employee-owned company, which is active in 20 states and the District of Columbia, generated $152.5 million in revenue last year.
Perry Hand, Volkerts CEO and chairman, said the key to the firms success is no secret. Technology and mobility enable more firms to compete in more markets than ever, Hand noted. In this environment, however, we still find that person-to-person marketing is the most effective way to build relationships. For Volkert, it is a real differentiator.
Founded in 1925, the company has grown from its Southeastern roots to include a national and global client base. Today the infrastructure engineering firm serves state and federal agencies, local and municipal governments, private industry and select international clients.
Volkert is committed to excelling in our core competencies of infrastructure, transportation, energy and water, said Jerry Stump, the firms president and chief operating officer. Theres never been a more exciting time to be in engineering; we truly have the opportunity before us to create the future of infrastructure.
Volkerts staff of more than 900 includes planners, multi-disciplinary engineers, construction engineers, environmental specialists, program/construction managers, real estate specialists and landscape architects. Learn more about Volkert at www.volkert.com
“Volkert is committed to excelling in our core competencies of infrastructure, transportation, energy and water.”