Every structure, system, or machine starts with design. Before they are materialized and built, they have to undergo a long, difficult process of technical scrutiny which involves applying codes, regulations, and laws, on top of embedding the scientific principles in the design. That’s essentially what engineers are mandated to do who choose to be on the design sector. Do you know the Top Engineering Design Companies that are dominating the engineering sector?
There are thousands of companies in the world focused on this job and dedicated to provide quality engineering products and services. The market for engineering design is almost always healthy, since infrastructure progress among developing countries is unstoppable.
One of the independent entity in USA that provides engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary, and data, created a lists of top 150 global design firms based on revenue. The survey ranks the largest engineering, architectural and environmental design firms.
This year, they listed AECOM, Jacobs, CH2M, Fluor Corp, and Amec Foster Wheeler in their top 5. Let’s take a look at what each of them is all about.
Amec Foster Wheeler
Amec Foster Wheeler is a British multinational consultancy, engineering and project management company that serves in 55 countries with more than 36,000 people employed worldwide. It designs, delivers, and maintains strategic, complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors, with focus on the oil and gas industry, mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. In 2015, the company reported a 5.455 billion GBP of revenue.
The designer and builder of some of the world’s most complex and toughest projects, Fluor Corp is more than a century old in the engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance and project management services worldwide. It works with governments and clients, with focus on the industries of energy, chemicals, government, industrial, infrastructure, mining and power. This Fortune 500 firm boasts of its 60,000 employees across the world, and its 2014 revenue of US$21.53 billion.
The promise of the top 3 design firm in the world is to take on their clients’ most complex infrastructure and natural resource problems, creating new pathways for human progress. CHM claims that the tougher the challenges get, the more excited they are. The company partners with government, cities, and businesses in more than 50 countries, with work on transportation, water, environment, nuclear, oil & gas, industry, and urban environments. They offer excellence in design-build, design, program management, consulting, operations management, project management, and construction management.
Having one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services, Jacobs builds strong, long-term relationships with clients as the key to their company’s success. They serve industries in aerospace and defense, automotive and industrial, buildings, mining and minerals, nuclear, oil and gas (upstream), petrochemical and chemicals, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, power and utilities, pulp, paper and consumer products, refining (downstream), telecommunications, transportation, and water and wastewater. Jacobs reached annual revenue of $11.8 billion in 2013, with more than 70,000 employees worldwide.
AECOM Technology Corp.
AECOM Technology Corp. is a global provider of professional technical and management support services that focuses on transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. The company is 46,000 employees strong, empowering in their respective markets in more than 150 countries. Also a part of the Fortune 500 firms, it is focused in transforming the world through infrastructures. Previous fiscal year, AECOM generated $US$18 billion of revenue.