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.
“We are thrilled to be ranked as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. This achievement is recognition of all the work everyone at MSB has put in to get to this point. We are grateful to our employees and clients for helping us continue to grow year after year,” said Michael Benbow, P.E., MSB chief executive officer and founding partner.
This achievement has placed MSB into an elite group of businesses. Only about 12 percent of American companies achieve one-year revenue growth of 25 percent or more. Yet, half of all jobs created come from these companies, according to Inc. Over the years, companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani and others have all made their way onto this list during their rise. The Inc. 5000 list companies had a combined revenue of $206.2 billion in 2017 and three-year growth rates ranging from 60 percent all the way to 75,661 percent.
40 Years of Growth
A leading design and engineering firm serving the industrial, government, institutional and energy sectors, MSB is celebrating 40 years of continued growth as a privately owned professional engineering corporation in 2018. With four locations in Louisiana and Texas and more than 100 associates, MSB delivers integrated, turnkey engineering services for complex engineering projects from California to the Northeastern United States. MSB engineers are registered in over 30 states and are consistently recognized for technical ability, leadership in industry organizations and regional excellence.
About M S Benbow & Associates
A multi-discipline, integrated engineering consultancy, M S Benbow & Associates is regarded as one of the top professional engineering firms in the region serving some of the most notable refineries, airports, convention centers, campuses, and large public venues in the United States. With professional registrations in over 30 states and offices in Metairie, Mandeville, Houston and Dallas, MSB provides expertise in Electrical Power Systems, Instrumentation & Controls, Telecommunications & Technology, and Drafting & Design with end-to-end project management services. MSB provides a wide range of engineering services including feasibility studies, front-end engineering design, detailed design packages, site acceptance testing, startup/commissioning services and specialty installation services.