The Burns & McDonnell brand has grown in particular areas that benefit our clients. Our service offerings include a range of project delivery models that address each project’s unique needs and support each client’s path to success. We're pleased to offer direct hire construction and fabrication services through our union subsidiary, AZCO Inc. We’re also able to offer these services through our open-shop subsidiary, Ref-Chem. These acquisitions demonstrate one more way we're fulfilling our mission: Make Our Clients Successful.
1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. It innovates today to fuel clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, 1898 & Co. draws on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as its specialists envision and enable the future for their clients.
AZCO is a heavy industrial construction and fabrication solutions provider that builds the critical infrastructure needed to keep communities and industries thriving. Its industry-leading construction and pipe fabrication capabilities are a perfect fit into the multibillion-dollar Burns & McDonnell construction arm. Before the acquisition of AZCO in 2016, the two companies were partners on multiple engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects. AZCO works with more than 1,000 union craftsmen and craftswomen across the country, using an integrated approach to deliver more advanced controls and predictable outcomes.
Ref-Chem is a premier heavy industrial services contractor, specializing in projects for the petrochemical, chemical, oil and gas, air separation, minerals processing, power, cement, and manufacturing sectors. Before joining the Burns & McDonnell team in 2018, Ref-Chem was our partner on highly successful projects spanning two decades. The shared commitment to safety and customer service is an intrinsic factor in how our operations mesh perfectly to enhance the top-tier EPC contracting services we offer.