Universal Engineering Sciences Rises to #210 In ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms for 2017


Orlando-headquartered geotechnical engineering firm jumps 27 places in Engineer News Record’s prestigious poll of top companies

 ORLANDO, FL (June 10, 2017) – Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc. (Universal), rose 27 places to #210 in this year’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms published by the prestigious trade publication Engineer News Record.   The list is here:

 Universal, a $70 million, 700-employee geotechnical engineering company, is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., with 18 branches throughout Florida and Georgia. The family-owned firm was started in 1964 by Seymour (Sy) Israel and is now led by his son, President Mark Israel.

 “We are very pleased with this year’s ENR ranking, but we work very hard every day to earn such an award,” Mark Israel said. “We are truly a family company, so we proudly share this award with each of our 700 ‘family members.’”

 Universal has played a prominent role in the construction of many notable projects in Florida and throughout the Southeast US, including skyscrapers, sports stadiums, major tunnels, rail systems and airports.

 About Universal Engineering Sciences – Universal is a consulting engineering firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, , environmental sciences, construction materials testing, threshold inspection and building code compliance.