Welcome to Building Texas!
M & S Companies is happy to announce the release of its’ bi-monthly newsletter, “Building Texas.” This newsletter keeps you up-to-date on what is happening within M & S companies, projects we are working on, and highlights of organizations we work with across various industries.
M & S Companies is a professional, full service, engineering firm. Founded in 1999 by Brian Meuth and Keith Strimple, M & S Companies started out simply M & S Engineering. Over the last 13 years it has grown into an organization that provides multiple services and presently employs 82 people across four operating companies. M&S Companies is now comprised of M&S Engineering, M&S Power Services, Sherwood Surveying, and Sherwood Subsurface Utility Engineering. You can go directly to www.msengr.com to get a full overview of the services we provide.
It is because of our wide range of services that we have had the opportunity to work with such great people across many industries. We are extremely grateful for the wonderful client base we work with who trusts us as their engineer and consultant. We are also grateful for our industry partners who help us bring projects to successful completion. Through, “Building Texas,” you will read highlights on some of those clients experiences with M & S, our industry partners, and the projects we have worked on.
In this first issue, we are featuring one of our land development clients- Thad Rutherford, with SouthStar Communities. Thad provides us with an overview of their organization and details of SouthStar Communities’ real estate focus in Texas.
Additionally, we have an article highlighting one of our industry partners, Bob Brode with Techline, Inc. We have had the pleasure of working on a number of electrical utility construction projects with Techline. Bob gives us his insight into his experience with M & S and also what role Techline plays in community building.
In every issue of, “Building Texas,” we will share an overview of our current projects and happenings of M & S Companies. In this first issue we are featuring an article on Tom Turk, P.E. Tom recently joined M&S with an impressive resume and vast transportation industry knowledge. He leads our Transportation Division, within M&S Engineering. Tom shares his industry experience with us as well as his current projects and why he choose M & S as his next venture.
Also, in every issue we are providing our readers with a section that speaks to current events surrounding the economy. All of our work and lives are tied to the ebbs and flows of the economy and we all know that our current economic state is a hot topic. “Building Texas,” is your resource that brings you a professional opinion on the economics or finance industry.
In this first issue, we are pleased that Dr. Butler, PhD, professor of economics with Trinity University has provided some insight into the movement he is seeing in industries surrounding the San Antonio, TX region. We are honored to share his opinion.
We hope you find something in each issue that is helpful to your business or provides greater knowledge about who M&S is and what we can do. Happy Reading!
Happy New Year & best wishes for a prosperous 2013!