MSB Mourns Passing of Founder and CEO Michael S. Benbow

METAIRIE, LA – (April 13, 2021) – The Executive Management Team of M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) announced the passing of founder and CEO Michael S. Benbow on Monday afternoon. He was 79.

Mr. Benbow founded the Metairie-based company 43 years ago with a small team of engineers focused on serving the burgeoning Gulf South Oil & Gas industry. Over four decades, he expanded MSB into a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy that reaches across a diverse range of industries throughout the United States. Today, MSB has more than 100 employees and offices in Metairie, Mandeville, Houston and Dallas. Continue reading

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Employees Share Spirit of the Season with first “MSB Christmas Blessing”

METAIRIE, La.—Dec. 22, 2020—This Christmas, M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) employees spread holiday cheer with charitable efforts benefiting a local family from the Greater New Orleans community. Each year MSB employees contribute to philanthropic initiatives during the holidays, including an annual Toy Drive. This year, MSB employees collected toys and home goods to support a local family in need, naming it the company’s first MSB Christmas Blessing. Continue reading

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MSB Employees Share Spirit of the Season with Thanksgiving Meals

METAIRIE — (Dec. 16, 2020) — Every year, M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) employees look forward to finding meaningful ways to share holiday joy. This year, MSB employees supported Travelers Aid Society New Orleans with their annual Thanksgiving food drive. MSB collected items to deliver a full Thanksgiving meal to nine families who are clients of Travelers Aid Society New Orleans, a nonprofit committed to helping homeless or stranded families and individuals regain a self-sufficient lifestyle. Employees provided donations, which included turkeys, stuffing, side dishes, desserts, gift cards, and cooking and serving supplies. Continue reading

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MSB Selected Louisiana Growth Leader Award Finalist for Second Time

LED Growth Network program recognizes small businesses’ innovation, leadership, economic contribution

METAIRIE, LA.—(September 18, 2020)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) was honored for the second time as a finalist for the Louisiana Growth Leader award recognizing small businesses’ strategy, innovation, leadership and contribution to vibrant communities and Louisiana’s economy. The honorees were selected from Louisiana Economic Development’s LED Growth Network, which is comprised of 350 companies that have graduated from LED’s Economic Gardening Initiative and/or its CEO Roundtable programs. Continue reading

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M S Benbow & Associates’ Expansion Doubles Firm’s Security & Networking Division

Engineering Consultancy Hires Project Managers and Technicians from Fisk Electric Technology Division

METAIRIE, LA. — Aug. 27, 2020 — M S Benbow & Associates (MSB), a leading engineering consultancy, has recently expanded its Security and Networking Division to include the expertise of Fisk Electric New Orleans Technology Division. The expansion builds on MSB’s reputation for service and reliability maintaining high-performance large-scale telecommunications networking projects and adds additional specialized expertise in access control system design and integration projects. Continue reading

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M S Benbow Named One of New Orleans’ Top Workplaces for Fourth Year

Companies Recognized Based Solely on Employee Survey of Workplace Culture

METAIRIE—Aug. 17, 2020—New Orleans engineering design and consulting firm M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) has been selected as one of New Orleans’ Top Workplaces by The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate. The awards benchmark outstanding employers in New Orleans committed to cultivating a great workplace as a foundation for success. Top Workplaces 2020 is the fourth time MSB has received the prestigious honor. Continue reading

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M S Benbow Ranks Among United Way SELA Top 60 Most Generous Workplaces

Engineering Consultancy Recognized for 2019/20 Employee Philanthropy

NEW ORLEANS—Aug. 11, 2020—The United Way of Southeast Louisiana (United Way SELA) has recognized M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) as a top giver for the 2019/20 Annual Giving Campaign. MSB ranked on the United Way SELA’s 2019-2020 Top 60 Most Generous Workplaces in support of the agency’s efforts mobilizing resources to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. Continue reading

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M S Benbow & Associates Consulting Engineers Joins Wireless Industry Collaborative, CBRS Alliance

CBRS spectrum will expand InBuilding, Public Space & Industrial IoT wireless coverage

METAIRIE, LA.—(May 8, 2020)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB), a leading telecommunications engineering provider in large public venues, manufacturing, and sports and entertainment complexes, has joined the CBRS Alliance. CBRS is an industry organization made up of companies dedicated to the development and adoption of LTE solutions and deployment of 3.5 GHz CBRS-based enterprise cellular networks.

The 100-plus member organization is focused on driving development of OnGo™ shared spectrum solutions to deliver inbuilding and outdoor coverage and capacity in a variety of real-world environments.

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Jefferson Parish Names M S Benbow & Associates to Oversee 5G Wireless Network Assessment

Ultra-fast 5G wireless network will usher in advancements such as smart meters, VR and new era of the Internet of Things (IoT)

METAIRIE, LA. —(April 21, 2020)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) telecommunications engineering division will lead Jefferson Parish’s 5G cellular network assessment under a two-year contract to provide technical analysis services to develop a framework for deployment of the next generation of ultra-fast wireless connections.

Telecommunications firms say 5G will increase web browsing speed to 8x the current capacity and allow for the evolution of Smart Cities that will usher in technical advancements such as smart meters, self-driving cars, virtual reality and a new era of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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MSB Engineers Serve as Judges for First Lego League Robotics State Championship

60 Teams Compete in Head-to-Head Robotics Competition Supporting STEM Education

METAIRIE, LA. —(March 24, 2020)— M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) engineers and technical staff volunteered as judges for the Louisiana FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Robotics State Championship (RSC). MSB’s staff interviewed and observed teams of middle school students competing in the robotics tournament, which took place Jan. 18 at Jesuit High School in New Orleans.

FLL offers an opportunity for students aged 9-14 to design, build and compete with a robot constructed of LEGOs and to investigate a challenge associated with the annual competition theme. The 2019/2020 FLL City Shaper challenge focused on creating innovative solutions to help cities and towns shape an optimal future using our environment and modern-day tools and technology.

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