June 6, 2018

Top Engineering Firms Around the World

There are several engineering firms throughout the world; some of these have made more impact than others. Here we are going to discuss the top engineering firms that are known today.

Well Known Firms

The firm 3M  is a well-known company, it is an American company that has expanded into a multinational conglomerate with branches in several different countries (65 countries to be exact). This company produces over 50,000 products and employs close to a million people. This company was known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, and to this day it has headquarters in Minnesota. They make a variety of products from adhesives, to car care products like waxes and polishes. This company also manufactures electronics and materials used in dentistry and orthodontics. By 2017 3M had sales that were more than $30 billion.

Another multinational American company is AECOM. This company is an engineering firm that provides services to a variety of customers. They provide design, consultation and construction to clients in areas such as building and architecture. The company is so successful that it was listed on the Fortune 500 list in 2017, with revenue of over $18 billion. This firm has its origins in Ashland Oil and Refining Company in Kentucky that was around in the 1970s. AECOM has headquarters in Los Angeles, California and has clients in over 150 countries.

Smaller Firms

Jacob’s Engineering Group Inc. has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The work is structured around technology, aerospace, infrastructure and buildings. This company grossed over $12 million in 2015. This firm provides a range of engineering services to multiple clients worldwide. Tetra Tech firm is an engineering company that has its’ headquarters in Pasadena, California. This very successful company was founded in 1966 and has since expanded to offer services in areas such as: infrastructure, energy, environment, water, and engineering design. It has worked on projects in over 110 countries and has won awards for some of these projects.

Abengoa S.A. is a Spanish company that is also now a multinational conglomerate. It is a global biotechnology firm that is most concerned with creating sustainable technology such as biofuels, desalination and solar power. The company has various subsidiaries that operate in 80 countries worldwide. Another very successful Spanish engineering firm is Acciona S.A. which has subsidiaries in 30 countries today. The company also employs approximately 30,000 employees. The company earned over €8 billion in 2014 alone, and is involved in projects involving infrastructure, water and energy.

Aker solutions is a company that was founded in Norway. This engineering company works in the fields of oil and gas services and products. This company has been in existence for many years. It was founded in 1841 when it was known as Aker Kværner. Although there are many great engineering firms found throughout the world, the firms discussed here are at the top of the list based on the variety of services they offer, client base, revenue earned, and diversity of services that they offer.

 

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