Walbridge was founded in 1916 in Detroit and has grown to become one of America’s largest privately owned construction companies. The company has expertise in several market segments, including: airports, automotive, commercial, education, government, healthcare, industrial process, manufacturing, and water/wastewater.
We’re an industry pace-setter in the development of new ideas and methods for quality construction, staying safe, enhancing sustainability, lowering cost and maximizing long-term project value. For example:
- In 1998, Walbridge became the first construction company in North America to register under ISO-9001 standards.
- Walbridge was honored in 2009 as one of the safest firms in America with the AGC National Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award.
- Our proprietary GreenWISE℠ program measurably reduces environmental impact during construction by instituting 18 recycling and conservation practices.
- Since 2008, Walbridge has proposed nearly $670 million in savings opportunities to project owners using its value analysis/value engineering knowledgebase.
In 2013, Walbridge ranked No. 45 on Engineering News-Record’s list of Top 400 U.S. Contractors, based on 2012 revenue of approximately $1.29 billion. Walbridge has 1,000 employees and maintains operations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, and the Middle East.