Awards + Recognition


As an internationally recognized design and construction firm, CRB has been the proud recipient of numerous awards, including the coveted ISPE Facility of the Year Awards.

CRB was the first design and construction services firm to ever receive the ISPE Company of the Year twice – in 2001 and then again in 2012.

The following is a summary of our most recent awards:

2019

Building Design + Construction

#4, Top Industrial Sector Engineering Firms

2019

Building Design + Construction

#7, Top Engineering Architecture Firms

2019

Building Design + Construction

#113, Top Contractors

2019

Building Design + Construction

#30, Top Construction Management + Project Management Firms

2019

Building Design + Construction

#20, Top Industrial Sector Contractors

2019

Building Design + Construction

#5, Top Science and Technology Sector Engineering Firms

2019

Building Design + Construction

#28, Top Science and Technology Sector Construction Firms

2019

Building Design + Construction

#55, Top University Engineering Firms

2019

ENR Ranking

#5, Pharmaceuticals Top Contractors, CRB Builders

2019

ENR Ranking

#12, Industrial Process Top Contractors, CRB Builders

2019

ENR Ranking

#20, Food & Beverage Top Contractors, CRB Builders

2019

ENR Ranking

#4, Pharmaceuticals Top Design, CRB Engineers

2019

ENR Ranking

#9, Industrial Process Top Design, CRB Engineers

2019

MEP Giants

#34, Consulting-Specifying Engineers

2019

Zweig Hot Firm for 2019

#38, the fastest growing A/E/P firms

2019

ENR Midwest Regional Best Projects

Manufacturing, MycoTechnology Inc.
Mushroom Fermentation Production Plant & Headquarters

2019

ENR Ranking

#211, Top 225 International Design Firms, CRB

2019

Architectural Record

#193, Top 300 Architecture Firms, CRB

2019

Associated General Contractors of Missouri

Work Hours Category Safety Award, CRB Builders

2019

Associated General Contractors of Missouri

Safety Excellence Award, CRB Builders

2018

Building Design + Construction

#5, Top Engineering/Architecture Firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#3, Top Industrial Engineering + EA Firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#4, Top Science + Technology Engineering + EA Firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#58, Top University Engineering + EA Firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#84, Top Contractors

2018

Building Design + Construction

#36, Top Construction Management firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#53, Top BIM Contractors + CM Firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#19, Top Industrial Sector Contractors + CM Firms

2018

Building Design + Construction

#16, Top Science + Technology Contractors + CM Firms

2018

ENR Ranking

#5, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Builders

2018

ENR Ranking

#10, Industrial Process, CRB Builders

2018

ENR Ranking

#19, Food & Beverage, CRB Builders

2018

ENR Ranking

#3, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Engineers

2018

ENR Ranking

#7, Industrial Process, CRB Engineers

2018

MEP Giants

#17, Consulting-Specifying Engineers

2018

ENR Texas & Louisiana Regional Best Projects

Manufacturing Lonza
Cell and Viral Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

2018

ENR California Regional Award of Merit

BioMarin, Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

2018

Zweig Hot firm for 2018

#3, the fastest growing A/E/P firms

2018

ENR Ranking

#223, Top 400 Contractors List, CRB Builders

2018

ENR Ranking

#10, Industrial, Top 20 Contractors by Sector, CRB Builders

2017

National Safety Council

Safety Leadership Award

2017

Building Design + Construction

#3, Top Industrial Engineering Firms

2017

Building Design + Construction

#16, Top Industrial Construction Firms

2017

Building Design + Construction

#29, Top Construction Management Firms

2017

Building Design + Construction

#3, Top Science + Technology Engineering Firms

2017

Building Design + Construction

#5, Top Engineering/Architecture Firms

2017

ENR Ranking

#4, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Builders

2017

ENR Ranking

#12, Industrial Process, CRB Builders

2017

ENR Ranking

#2, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Engineers

2017

ENR Ranking

#5, Industrial Process, CRB Engineers

2017

ENR Southeast Regional Best Projects

Biogen

2017

MEP Giants

#31, Consulting-Specifying Engineers

2017

Facility of the Year

Category Winner for Facility Integration, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Biologics Development Building/Clinical Manufacturing Building

2017

Zweig Hot firm for 2017

#20, The fastest growing A/E/P firms

2017

ENR Ranking

#268, Top 400 Contractors List, CRB Builders

2017

ENR Ranking

#12, Industrial, Top 20 Contractors by Sector, CRB Builders

2017

ENR Ranking

#88, Top 500 Design Firms, CRB Engineers

2017

Kansas City Business Journal

Champions of Business

2017

St. Louis Business Journal

#23, Largest Architecture Firms

2017

St. Louis Business Journal

#18, Fastest-Growing Private Companies

2017

St. Louis Business Journal

#69, Top 150 Companies, CRB Builders

2016

National Safety Council

Safety Leadership Award

2016

Kansas City Business Journal

Champions of Business

2016

Building Design + Construction

#4, Top 50 Science + Technology Engineering Firms

2016

Zweig Hot firm for 2016

The fastest growing A/E/P firms

2016

MEP Giants

#41, Consulting-Specifying Engineers

2016

ENR Ranking

#335, Top 400 Contractors List, CRB Builders

2016

ENR Ranking

#120, Top 500 Design Firms, CRB Engineers

2016

ENR Ranking

#8, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Builders

2016

ENR Ranking

#29, Industrial Process, CRB Builders

2016

ENR Ranking

#2, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Engineers

2016

ENR Ranking

#10, Industrial Process, CRB Engineers

2015

Zweig Hot Firm for 2015

The fastest growing A/E/P firms

2015

MEP Giants

#12, Consulting-Specifying Engineer

2015

ENR Southeast Regional Best Projects

Herbalife

2015

ENR ranking

#3, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Engineers

2015

ENR ranking

#12, Industrial Process, CRB Engineers

2015

ENR ranking

#10, Pharmaceuticals, CRB Builders

2015

ENR ranking

#39, Industrial Process, CRB Builders

2015

Building Design + Construction

#10, Engineering/Architecture firms

2015

National Safety Council

Safety Leadership Award

2015

Food Engineering Plant of the Year

Mars Chocolate North America, Confectionery Manufacturing Facility

2014

Zweig Hot Firm for 2014

The fastest growing A/E/P firms

2014

DBIA-MidAmerica Region & DBIA Rocky Mountain Region Top Honor

Agilent Technologies NASD Lab Renovation

2014

Low Rise Buildings Award

Mars Chocolate North America, Confectionery Manufacturing Facility

2013

Zweig Hot Firm for 2013

The fastest growing A/E/P firms

2013

Design-Build Institute of America – Mid America Region

Top Honor Ceva Biomune, Research and Development Lab Renovation

2012

ENR Ranking

Top 200 International Design Firms List by ENR

2012

ISPE Company of the Year

First professional services company to receive this award twice

2012

ENR Ranking

#2, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities, CRB Engineers

2011

Facility of the Year

‘Honorable Mention’ Shire HGT, Project Atlas

2011

KC Ashrae Technology Award

Kansas Bioscience Authority, Venture Accelerator Project

2010

Facility of the Year

‘Equipment and Process Innovation’ MannKind Corporation, Inhalable Insulin Project

2009

Facility of the Year

‘Sustainability’ BioCork Facility, Bulk Biological Manufacturing Facility

2009

National Best of ’09 Award of Merit

McGraw Hill Midwest Construction Award Covidien, R&D Pilot Plant

2007

Facility of the Year

‘Overall Winner’ Genetech, Inc., Oceanside Product Operations (NIMO)

2004

Design/Build Project of the Year Award

Serologicals Corporation, Bioprocess Manufacturing Facility

2003

California Construction Project of the Year

Abgenix Clinical Manufacturing Facility

2000

2001 ISPE Company of the Year

First professional services firm to ever receive this award. This award honors a company that continually supports ISPE’s commitment to providing knowledge and best practices to help meeting technical challenges of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.