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CDI Engineering Solutions Rises 57 Spots in Engineering News-Record (ENR) 2024 Top 500 Design Firms Rankings!

CDI Engineering Solutions continues its ascent among leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management firms, securing a remarkable 201 place in the prestigious Engineering News-Record (ENR) 2024 Top 500 Design Firms rankings. This achievement marks a notable advancement of 57 positions from the previous year, solidifying CDI's position among the industry's elite firms. For the first [...]Read More

Designing Success: CDI Ranks Among Top 500 ENR Design Firms

In the dynamic world of engineering, the chase for excellence and innovation has given rise to an annual ranking that sets the standard for the industry’s top performers. The "ENR 2023 Top 500 Design Firms" list recognizes the outstanding achievements of firms across the United States, highlighting their contributions shaping various industries. The Top 500 [...]Read More

CDI Capital Cost Estimating Team Produces $1B in Total Installed Cost Estimates in 30 Days

CDI’s eight-person Capital Cost Estimating team recently achieved an internal milestone:  1,063M cumulative value of TIC estimates in 30 calendar days.  According to Marty Belgard, Cost Estimating Manager, this is the highest level in his 17-year career with CDI.  “We’ve done large estimates before, up to $1.5B, but never this many large estimates for projects [...]Read More

Empowering Success: Lunch and Learn for Summer 2023 Interns

Welcome to an exciting event that promises to empower our new 2023 Summer Interns a successful journey ahead! The Lunch and Learn – TedTalk Edition was designed with one mission in mind – to inspire, educate, and support our interns as they embark on their professional careers. With an incredible lineup of speakers including our [...]Read More

Please help us welcome Bimi Shrestha!

Bimi Shrestha has joined CDI Engineering Solutions as a Process Sustainability Engineer.  Her focus will be on Decarbonization, Renewable Energy and conversion of biomass.  Bimi holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from UL Lafayette and is a PhD candidate in Systems Engineering expected to graduate in early 2023.  Bimi’s doctoral dissertation is on “Anaerobic [...]Read More


Industries where gasification plays a large role in production processes can be ideal for CO2 capture and sequestration. The first steps to “Capture” are the separation and subsequent compression of CO2. Highly compressed CO2 is necessary if the goal is to store the CO2 in deep geological porous strata at its supercritical phase (the leading [...]Read More

Ammonia Services

The Green Revolution Of the many important uses of ammonia, the most significant is its use in synthetic fertilizers. Perhaps the most important element of the “Green Revolution” in agriculture in the last century, synthetic fertilizer is responsible for supporting more than half the population of the world and keeping them from starvation. As ammonia [...]Read More

Scaffolding Engineering and Design Services

Most industrial construction projects require scaffolding to provide safe working access above ground elevation. CDI. Whatever the height and loading requirements and whether the need is for days or years, CDI can engineer a safe scaffolding solution. Our technical team can partner with your preferred equipment provider to offer a seamless, one-stop solution for all [...]Read More