UNION, Ill., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering News-Record's (ENR) regional publication, ENR Midwest, has named INTREN No. 2 Midwest specialty contractor in 2016, according to its annual Top Specialty Contractors list. This recognition is based off performance and revenue generated by the specialty contractor in 2015. ENR Midwest's 2016 specialty contractor lists ranks according to construction revenue in 2015 from specialty contracting in a prime or subcontracting capacity. The company rose two spots in the Top Specialty Contractors list, from No. 4 in 2015 to No. 2 in 2016. The specialty contractor, who specializes primarily in utility construction, exceeded $300 million in revenue in 2015 for the first time in the company's 28-year history. "In the last two years INTREN has experienced exponential growth by providing turnkey solutions to utilities' grid modernization efforts," said INTREN President Lance Rosenmayer. "Moving up in ENR's list is another indicator that our company is on the right path in this industry. We look forward to continued growth and furthering our message of stewardship and diversity as we expand our footprint on both the east and west coasts." Engineering News-Record also named INTREN No. 53 U.S. specialty contractor in its 2016 Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. INTREN rose 18 spots in the Top 600 Specialty Contractors list, climbing from the No. 71 spot in 2015 to No. 53 in 2016. INTREN's movement in both lists in 2016 is primarily due to the contractor's strong foothold in the Midwest. The specialty contractor was ranked by ENR Midwest as No. 1 in the utility sector and in numerous Midwest states: No. 2 in Illinois, No. 12 in Wisconsin and No. 15 in Missouri. About INTRENFor more than 25 years, INTREN has been an innovative solution partner, dedicated to building and maintaining the infrastructure of the energy industry. The company's culture of stewardship guides INTREN to care for others' priorities as if they were their own. Through an unwavering commitment to safety, integrity, customer focus and employee empowerment, the company has succeeded in offering turnkey services to a long list of satisfied clients. As an industry leader, INTREN is proud to serve many of the country's foremost utility companies, private contractors and developers, municipalities and cooperatives. For more about INTREN, visit INTREN.com.