SME Honored

Staff | September 28, 2010

For the second year in a row, Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc. (SME) has been named one of "Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. Recipients received their awards at a recent luncheon at the Conference and Events Center in Dearborn, MI.

The awards honor companies in Southeast Michigan for their exceptional work environment and exemplary human resources practices. The selected companies demonstrate dedication to their employees as illustrated through several categories, including communication, compensation and benefits, diversity and multi-culturalism, employee education and development, employee engagement and commitment, recognition and retention, recruitment and selection, community initiatives, and work-life balance.

The Michigan Business and Professional Association represents over 20,000 members who employ over 180,000 people throughout the state of Michigan. The Michigan Business and Professional Association strives to provide premier service, education, advocacy, and solutions for small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan. For more information visit

SME supports clients at every stage of the building cycle, from site acquisition and design through construction, and SME supports clients at every stage of development and ownership, from site acquisition, design and construction to maintenance, restoration and redevelopment. SME's staff of over 220 professionals operates from eight offices in Michigan and Ohio.

From land use and brownfield redevelopment to green buildings and alternative energy sources, SME is committed to helping its clients achieve a sustainable future. SME's diverse sustainable design and construction services help clients obtain Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. SME's geosciences, materials and environmental capabilities serve many markets in the built and natural environment, including commercial, development/redevelopment, education, energy, health care, industrial, retail, state and local government, telecommunications, transportation, and agriculture. For more information, visit SME at