Fact Sheet
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Fact Sheet

Our Company

Founded: 1916

Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

Services: Construction management, design-build, engineering management, general contracting, pre-construction, program management, engineer/procure/construct; and we self-perform concrete, equipment installation, and facility management.

Annual Revenue: $1.3 billion (2013)

Rankings:

  • No. 12 among Top 75 Midwest U.S. contractors (Engineering News-Record, July 2014)
  • No. 22 among Top 100 Southeast U.S. contractors (Engineering News-Record, July 2014)
  • No. 25 among Top 300 U.S. Contractors (Building Design + Construction, July 2014)
  • No. 42 among Top 400 U.S. Contractors (Engineering News-Record, May 2014)
  • No. 173 among Top 250 Global Contractors (Engineering News-Record, December 2013)

Walbridge category rankings* :
Category Ranking
Auto Plants 1
International Auto Assembly Plants 3
Manufacturing 3
Steel & Non-Ferrous Metal Plants 10
Power Transmission & Distribution Plants 13
Correctional Facilities 13
Building Information Modeling (BIM) 17
Reconstruction 21
Domestic Bldg./Manufacturing Revenue 29
Hazardous Waste 24
Working Abroad 25
New Contracts 40
Industrial Process 42
Construction Management at Risk 45
Power 50
Green Contractor 92
Global Contractor 173

*Sources: GIANTS 300 issue, Building Design + Construction (July 2014); Engineering News-Record (2013)

Employees: 1,000

History: George B. Walbridge and Albert H. Aldinger pooled their resources to form Walbridge Aldinger in Detroit in 1916. The firm gained distinction for constructing early auto assembly plants that fueled the growth of the U.S. auto industry. Today, Walbridge is known for its innovation, award-winning safety program and ability to manage projects internationally. The company builds and manages projects in these markets: airports, automotive, commercial, education, government, healthcare, industrial process, manufacturing and water/wastewater.

Executive Team:
John Rakolta, Jr., Chairman and CEO
Richard J. Haller, President and COO
Michael R. Haller P.E., President - Industrial Group
Ronald Hausmann P.E., Executive VP
Vincent J. DeAngelis, Executive VP and CFO

Major Projects:

  • Steel Tube Manufacturing Facility, Shreveport, La.
  • BMW Paint Shop, Greer, S.C.
  • University of Michigan Munger Graduate Residence Hall, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  • The Exchange Shopping Center, Ft. Meade, Md.
  • Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Act 3 Terminal, Wichita, Kan.
  • Abu Dhabi Health Services Ghayathi Community Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Oakland University Engineering Building, Rochester, Mich.
  • Continental Tire Manufacturing Plant, Sumter, S.C.
  • University of Michigan Law School Lawyers Club Renovation, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Chrysler Body Shop and Paint Shop, Sterling Heights, Mich.
Recent Awards:
  • Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, Healthiest Employers (2014)
  • Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, National Assn. of Business Resources (2013)
  • Merit Award for NAVFAC Navy Exchange in Bethesda, Md., Design-Build Institute of America (2013)
  • Michigan Honor Award for Interior Architecture for College for Creative Studies Taubman Center for Design, American Institute of Architects (2013)
  • Michigan Honor Award for Steel for the University of Michigan Law School Robert B. Aikens Commons, American Institute of Architects (2013)
  • Build Michigan Special Award for the Detroit Public Schools Capital Improvements Program, AGC of Michigan (2012)
  • Build Michigan Award for New Construction, BAE Systems Land & Armaments Complex, AGC of Michigan (2012)
  • ENR Best of the Best Award for Best Office Project, Delta Dental of Michigan Headquarters Expansion and Renovation, Engineering News-Record (2012)
  • CREW Impact Award, the Detroit Public Schools Capital Improvement Program, CREW Detroit (2012)
  • Construction & Design Award, Delta Dental of Michigan Headquarters Expansion and Renovation, Engineering Society of Detroit (2012)
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