MSB Team Participates in United Way of St. Charles Parish Cook-Off

Jambalaya, Gumbo Recipes Compete in Battle for the Paddle

METAIRIE, LA. — October 16, 2018— M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) returned for the third-consecutive year to compete in the 2018 Battle for the Paddle Jambalaya and Gumbo Cook-Off benefiting the United Way of St. Charles Parish.

The MSB team faced off against 155 other family, business and industry teams competing for the titles of “Best Jambalaya” and “Best Gumbo” during the 17th-annual charity cook-off. All of the food prepared during the event was served to community members of the Dufresne Community Center.

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MSB Executive Completes Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Program

Director of Operations & HR Kelly Huben Graduates GS10KSB Cohort 20

METAIRIE, LA. — October 15, 2018—Kelly Huben, M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) Director of Operations & Human Resources, recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (GS10KSB) program, a business and management curriculum launched to help entrepreneurs across the United States grow their businesses and create jobs. Huben participated in Cohort 20 of the GS10KSB Program operated at Delgado Community College on behalf of MSB, which is featured on the list of Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

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M S Benbow & Associates ranks in Inc. 5000

METAIRIE, LA. — October 12, 2018—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) has been honored as among the Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the country by Inc. magazine. The Inc. 5000 list is a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.

Recognized among Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and U.S. Small Business Administration 2018 Louisiana Small Business Award winners with the Most Outstanding Business Growth Award, MSB is one 33 Louisiana companies included on the Inc. 5000 list. A professional engineering services company specializing in the fields of power, telecommunication, technology, and instrumentation and controls systems[a], MSB ranked No. 4,533 on the 2018 list with 104 employees and three-year sales growth of 72 percent. Continue reading

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M S Benbow Participates in YouthForce NOLA STEM Intern Program

Partnership introduces New Orleans students to STEM careers

METAIRIE, LA. — (July 24, 2018)— M S Benbow & Associates(MSB) is proud to partner with YouthForce NOLA Internship Program (YFI), a program which aims to help youth make connections and acquire long-term employment opportunities with local companies in STEM fields. Under the program, MSB has hired a New Orleans high school student for a summer internship at the multi-discipline engineering consultancy.

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New Orleans to Host Petroleum and Chemical Industry PCIC Conference

Premier Conference of Electrical, Electronics Engineers in Petroleum & Chemical Industry Returns

NEW ORLEANS–(July 17, 2018)–The Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee (PCIC), a part of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Industry Application Society (IAS), will return to New Orleans for its annual conference in 2023. The 70th edition of the PCIC Conference is being held Sept. 11 to 14, 2023 at the New Orleans Marriott. The conference was previously held in the Big Easy in 2012, 2002 and 1961. Continue reading

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M S Benbow Earns Two ISTC Safety Achievement Awards

METAIRIE, La.–(June 27, 2018)–M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) was recognized for the fourth-consecutive year with two International Safety Training Council (ISTC) Safety Achievement Awards during the council’s 22nd annual Safety Excellence Training Award Banquet in Beaumont, Texas. MSB received a Safety Achievement Award for Years Worked for achieving nine years worked without an OSHA lost workday incident and a Safety Achievement Award for Sustained Achievement for sustaining a “zero” incidence rate for the fourth consecutive year. Continue reading

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MSB Engineers Pimlico Race Course Wi-Fi Expansion in Time for Preakness

METAIRIE, La.–(May 31, 2018)–M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) and Aruba Networks have completed the installation of a Wi-Fi upgrade and expansion project at Pimlico Race Course that increases network capacity tenfold just in time for the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes, which drew more than 134,000 people. With the network upgrade, guests are able to comfortably surf the web, engage in social media or view video from their mobile device. Continue reading

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MSB Receives Contractor Safety Excellence Award at Shell Norco

Engineering consultancy’s safety culture recognized for 7th consecutive year

NORCO, La.—(May 10, 2018)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) received the 2018 Contractor Safety Excellence Award from the Shell Norco facility for the 7th consecutive year. MSB received the recognition and award for its commitment to safety by one of the industry’s biggest petrochemical refiners.

The award aims to promote and build a strong safety culture at the facility by recognizing and celebrating great safety performance. The Shell Contractor Safety Award recognizes the outstanding safety engineering and workforce safety performance of the multi-discipline engineering consultancy’s workforce. MSB provides engineering and technical support services at the Shell Norco Manufacturing Complex in St. Charles Parish. Continue reading

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MSB Receives Louisiana Small Business Award for Outstanding Growth

Engineering Consultancy Recognized by LED and U.S. Small Business Administration

BATON ROUGE, La.—(May 3, 2018)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) was recognized among Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and U.S. Small Business Administration 2018 Louisiana Small Business Award winners during an event honoring small business leaders’ contributions to Louisiana’s economy. A multi-discipline, integrated engineering consultancy based in Metairie, MSB received the 2018 Most Outstanding Business Growth Award.

“We truly appreciate the support of LED in achieving our growth goals. MSB has benefited directly from the resources and tools overseen by LED that have contributed to our ongoing success,” said MSB President Leo L. Holzenthal, Jr., P.E.

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Fire Code Requirements for Public Safety Radio In-Building Coverage Seminar

Session outlines emergency responder radio coverage requirements

METAIRIE, La.–(March 29, 2018)–M S Benbow & Associates and Anixter, Inc., will present a seminar on “Fire Code Requirements for Public Safety Radio In-building Coverage” to provide insight into national and local in-building public safety radio design requirements for systems that provide wireless service for first responders.

The presentation takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thurs., April 12 at IP Casino Resort & Spa, 350 Bayview Ave., Biloxi, Miss. Continue reading

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