ABILENE, TX, August 30, 2012: The Lauren Corporation, the parent company for Lauren Engineers and Constructors, has been named to the Top International Contractors list by Engineering News Record, an industry-leading publication.

Lauren has been ranked 220th on the Top 225 International Contractors list, marking the fourth time in five years that the company has established a presence on this highly regarded list of lead contractors. The Top 225 International Contractors list, published annually in August, ranks the 225 largest world construction contractors, both publicly and privately held, based on general construction contracting revenue from projects outside each firm’s respective home country.

“Our strategic investment in growing economies, such as Canada and India, have helped us substantially increase our international revenue base” said Jack Shoemate, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Lauren.

In addition to being ranked as one of the Top International Contractors, ENR also ranked Lauren 247th on the Top 400 U.S. Contractors list, and 397th on the overall Top 500 U.S. Design Firms list, which covers over 50 market sectors. Specifically, Lauren ranks 11th in Solar Power, 47th in Industrial Process, and 20th in Chemical Plants on ENR’s Top Design Firm list.

About Lauren:
Lauren provides engineering, procurement and construction services throughout a variety of heavy industrial markets, including alternative energy, power generation, polymers, pulp & paper, oil and gas, refining, and metals & mining. For more information about Lauren, please visit us online at www.laurenec.com.