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Commercial | MIINC LP

In a Good Place

MIINC HAS EARNED LOYAL CLIENTS SUCH AS HALLIBURTON AND SOUTHWEST AIRLINES. BY ALAN DORICH

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IINC LP specializes in mechanical contracting, but its
business always comes back
to people, President William
J. O'Dwyer says. "We all develop relationships in this business, which is not the
easiest business in the world," he admits.
The company often gets close to clients by
hosting them in "The Founder's Room." "It's
a fun little place to go across the hall and get
to know folks a little better," he says. "Our
philosophy is simple (The Golden Rule):
treat people the way we would want to be
treated. This works for all of our customers
both in house and outside."
Dallas-based MIINC provides HVAC,
plumbing and process piping services to the
construction and industrial markets. The
company began operations as Mechanical
Interiors Inc. (MIINC) in 1984 and provided
mechanical construction for interior and
finish-out projects.
"In early 2004, we chose to do an asset
buyout of an existing Dallas business," he
says, noting that he manages the company
with partners, Executive Vice President of
Construction Randy Bradshaw and Executive Vice President of Operations Dennis
Cowen. "We're distinctly different in certain
areas, and that's what makes it work.
"But we're all people-focused," O'Dwyer
continues. "We like to deal with subcontractors, suppliers and vendors that have that
same philosophy."

offers HVAC, plumbing
ยป MIINC
and process piping services to
its clients.

Well-Positioned
MIINC is in "a very good place" in its market,
O'Dwyer says. "We're very diversified. We
have a good mix of industrial projects, commercial projects and service maintenance
work with 24-hour service capabilities."
The lion's share of MIINC's work is on
the industrial side. "We've been blessed to
do a bunch of Halliburton work," he states,
noting that this recently included frac sand
plants in Elmendorf, Texas, and Richardton, N.D. "We're also doing a wastewater

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treatment addition for Shintech in Plaquemine, La."
Its industrial work also has taken MIINC
as far as Basra, Iraq; Hassi Messaoud, Algeria; and Haifa, Israel. MIINC pre-fabricated
the components for a cement plant for Halliburton and put it together on-site in Basra.
"It was delayed a little bit because of Ramadan, but things got erected pretty quickly,"
he says, noting MIINC coped with scorching
temperatures of 143F in the desert.

MIINC LP
www.miinclp.com
* 2015 ales: $63.5 million
* Headquarters: Dallas
* Employees: 165 (140 field and
25 office)
* Specia y: Mechanical contracting

"We have a good mix of industrial projects, commercial
projects and ervice maintenance
work." - William J. O'Dwyer, president


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