Testimonials

“I want to thank you and the entire Ruby team for all your hard work, patience and understanding... It is a joy to work with such a competent and professional organization!”

- Tim Webster, PE, LEED AP, Barton Malow Company

“We are presented with multiple options and recommendations, and that’s one of the things that makes us continue to work with Ruby. They’ve always been out of the box thinkers.”

- Bruce Rysztak, Barton Malow Company

“Ruby made our Flint, Fort Wayne, and Arlington body shop expansions more efficient. The early detailing with the fabricators was a huge help.”

- John Raad, PE, General Motors

“They hit the project head on, delivered what we needed when we needed it, and most importantly, listened to our needs and our constructability issues.”

- Brian Lamerson, Rudolph Libbe

“Ruby has a wonderful perspective with different client types. It stands out because they have that inherent respect for the crew that is going to be doing the work. They know the lingo, and have a great understanding of what makes the building come together.”

- Gail von Staden, AIA, LEED AP, von Staden Architects

Awards

Hard Rock Stadium Shade Canopy, Home of the Dolphins, Miami Gardens, Florida
2018 American Institute of Steel Construction Presidential Award for Excellence in Erection Engineering
2017 Structural Engineers Association of Illinois Excellence in Structural Engineering, Best Renovation Award 
2017 American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan Engineering Merit Award

Daily's Place, Home of the Jaguars, Jacksonville, Florida
2018 American Institute of Steel Construction Merit Award, $15-$75M Category

Martin Drake Power Plant, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2015 Tekla Global BIM Award, Industrial Category

FirstEnergy Sammis Station Electrical Generator Rebuild, Stratton, Ohio
2012 Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association Rigging Job of the Year, $150-$750K Category

Accident Fund Insurance Company of America Headquarters, Lansing, Michigan
2012 American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan Engineering Eminent Conceptor Award
2011 American Institute of Steel Construction Presidential Award for Excellence in Engineering

Lansing Community College Health and Human Services Building, Lansing, Michigan
2006 American Council of Engineering Companies National Engineering Excellence Finalist
2005 National Council of Structural Engineers Associations Outstanding Project Award

Ford Field, Home of the Lions, Detroit, Michigan
2003 American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan Engineering Excellence Eminent Conceptor
2003 American Council of Engineering Companies National Engineering Excellence Finalist
2003 Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association Steel Systems Excellence Award of Merit

Raising Gang Project, Howell, Michigan
2003 Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association Steel Systems Excellence Award of Merit

Mesaba Airlines Hangar Reconstruction, Detroit, Michigan
2002 Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association Steel Systems Excellence Award of Merit

McNamara Gateway Terminal Roads and Bridges, Detroit, Michigan
2002 AON Guild American Award

DC-10 Maintenance Hangar, Detroit Metro Airport, Romulus, Michigan
2000 American Consulting Engineers Council Award
2000 American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan Engineering Award of Merit
2000 American Council of Engineering Companies National Engineering Excellence Finalist
1999 Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association Steel Systems Excellence Award of Merit

Ford Motor Company Hypobaric Test Chamber, Allen Park, Michigan
1998 American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan Engineering Excellence Award of Merit
1998 Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association Steel Systems Excellence Award of Merit
1998 Engineering Society of Detroit Building Design & Construction Outstanding Achievement

Grosse Ile Toll Bridge Swing Mechanism Replacement, Michigan
1995 American Society of Civil Engineers Quality of Life Award
1995 American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan
1995 Engineering Society of Detroit Construction & Design Award


STAFF AWARDS

Tricia Ruby / CEO and President
2018 Corp! Magazine Salute to Diversity Business Leader Honoree
2018 Rhonda Walker Foundation Powerful Women of Purpose in STEM Honoree
2017 DBusiness Powered By Women Honoree
2017 Leadership Detroit, Class XXXIX 
2016 Vistage Michigan Soaring Eagle Award

David Ruby, PE, SE, SECB, FASCE / Chairman and Founding Principal
2011 American Institute of Steel Construction Lifetime Achievement Award
2010 Structural Engineers Association of Michigan Outstanding Structural Engineer of the Year
2004 Council of American Structural Engineers Past Chairman Award
1998 Michigan Society of Professional and American Council of Engineering Companies/Michigan Outstanding Individual Engineer in Private Practice Award

Sarah Bednarcik, PE / Engineer
2017 Structural Engineers Association of Michigan Young Structural Engineer of the Year

Todd Lackey / Project Manager
2013 Structural Engineers Association of Michigan Young Structural Engineer of the Year

John Matuska, PE, SECB / Principal
2001 Michigan Society of Professional Engineers Young Engineer of the Year

Hollie Wall, PE / Engineer
2018 Structural Engineers Association of Michigan Young Structural Engineer of the Year

Articles

Read about the stories behind our projects and people.

CAM Magazine

Exposed Steel Adds Architectural Character to WCCCD's New Health and Wellness Center

by Mary Kremposky McArdle

Ruby's services as structural engineer of record supported the design and construction of this new community and campus gem.

11/07/18

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Civil Engineering

Climbing Platform Enables Sandblasting, Painting of Mackinac Bridge Tower

by Catherine A. Cardno, PhD

Ruby's design of unique platforms enabled a team to remove and collect original paint, and to repaint the Might Mac's north tower.

11/01/18

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American Crane & Transport

Reactor Replacement

by Hollie Wall, PE

Hollie Wall reports on a challenging reactor that required sophisticated engineering and one of the world's largest cranes.

10/01/18

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Modern Steel Construction

But it Worked in the Model! #6

by David Ruby, PE, SE, SECB, FASCE

The sixth installment of the "But it Worked in the Model!" series continues to address the balance between technology and constructability, with a focus on load paths.

09/01/18

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Contact.

30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 400
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

1.248.865.8855