Paul J. Ford & Company’s deep and talented teams of structural engineers serve clients in a wide variety of industries and market sectors. Having served these markets for decades, there isn’t much we haven’t seen from a structural engineering standpoint. Click on the markets to learn more.

Aviation

Hangars, towers and other buildings at airports present unique structural challenges. We are able to offer innovative, effective structural engineering solutions to this market because we know it well.

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Commercial

Our structural engineers have worked with architects, contractors and owners of strip malls and stand-alone commercial buildings of all types, sizes and levels of complexity since 1965.

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Communication

For many years, the communication industry has recognized Paul J. Ford & Company as a national leader in the design and analysis of guyed towers, self-support towers and monopoles.

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Entertainment

We have served as the structural engineer on many entertainment building projects in and around Orlando, Florida. We enjoy resolving the structural challenges presented by these creative, themed buildings.

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Education

Since 1965, our company has been working with architects on new school and high education buildings, additions and renovations, as well as rehabilitations of historical school buildings.

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Government/Civic

During the past five decades, Paul J. Ford & Company has participated in dozens of new builds, additions and renovations of local, state and federal government buildings, including military structures.

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Healthcare

Serving hospitals and other healthcare facilities requires an accurate understanding of the weight loads and environmental requirements of very costly equipment, as well as the flows throughout the facility.

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Hospitality

Whether your project involves remodeling an aging hotel and parking garage, or building a new luxury hotel and resort, you need a structural engineer that knows the ins and outs of hospitality structures.

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Industrial

Paul J. Ford & Company understands that real value in an industrial building is in how well it protects the valuable equipment and workers inside. Choosing the right structural engineer for the job is critical.

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Mixed-use and multi-family

Working on mixed-use and multi-family buildings requires specific structural engineering knowledge and experience as well as a good understanding of residential and commercial zoning and building codes.

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Retail

While other structural engineers shy away from retail buildouts because of the high pressure and frenetic pace, we embrace them. Our dedicated retail team has never missed a store opening date.

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Utility

We have been providing structural engineering services to the electric utility industry since 1996. Today, we are the preferred structural engineering partner of some of the largest electrical utilities in the country.

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