Vision & History

Our goal is to remain the preferred engineering company in the Tennessee Valley and other regions throughout the Southeast by providing excellent engineering, design and consulting services in a safe, cost-effective, profitable and timely manner. We value our relationships with our customers and are committed to maintaining their confidence by providing consistent, high-quality deliverables and emphasizing fair and ethical work practices while continuously improving our workplace methods.

Noteworthy Projects

  • HAZOP Study for PEAT International, Koashoung, Taiwan
  • $100MM Expansion at bp Decatur Works
  • Pneumatic Conveying and EG Transfer Systems for AlphaPet (2007-2009)
  • Single Reactor Design Project for OCI
  • Relief Valve Validation Projects at bp Decatur Works and IVXP
  • PTA Debottleneck Projects at IVXP
  • Product Expansion Project at Daikin America
  • Waste Treatment Controls Upgrade at 3M Decatur
  • Electrical Substation Modifications at Toray Decatur
  • Desalter Project at Hunt Refining Tuscaloosa

Our History

HCS Engineering Company (HCS) is the product of a merger between Hodge and Conway Engineering Company and State Engineering Company. Our offices are located at Beltline South Office Complex, 2042 Beltline Road - Building E, in Decatur, Alabama.

August 1992

Established in September 1992 as State Engineering Co.

June 1993

Completed first HAZOP study in 1993 for Monsanto (now Ascend)

July 1993

Completed first Mechanical engineering project in August 1993 for Amoco Chemical Co.(now IVXP)

January 1994

Moved office to current location, Beltline South Office Complex, in 1994

March 1994

Hired first employee in 1994 to expand into I&E engineering

April 1996

Expanded office in 1996 to accommodate growth

September 2002

Merged with Hodge and Conway Engineering to form HCS Engineering in October 2002

August 2019

To-date have provided engineering and design services to more than 120 clients, supporting over 5,000 projects