Austin Industries, Inc. Business Name: Austin Industries, Inc .Business Genre: Construction & Contractors Business Description: Austin Industries is a diverse, merit shop construction company owned 100 percent by its employees. The three operating companies of Austin Industries (Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial and Austin Industrial) engage in almost every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction. Austin also provides in-plant contract maintenance and capital construction services to the refining and petrochemical industries in Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina and Texas. Austin’s in-house insurance company, British American Insurance Company (BAIC), covers all the company’s operations in Texas. Austin Industries evolved from Austin Bridge Company, which was founded in 1918. Before then, the Austin name had been well known in the Texas bridge building business since 1889. Today, Austin is one of the largest and most diversified construction organizations in the United States. The company’s total workforce numbers about 6,000 and the completion value of projects in progress is more than $1 billion. Annual revenues also exceed $1 billion. The financial strength of Austin Industries, one of the strongest in the industry, attests to the company’s long-standing tradition for sound financial management.