Founded in 1974, Austin Industries is one of the largest construction companies in the United States. It manages a staff of more than 6,000 employees. The company ensures compliance with the rules and regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Austin Industries is recipient of the Eugene Walker Diversity in Construction Award form the Associated Builders and Contractors. The company has undertaken projects for the Museum of Living Art at the Fort Worth Zoo and the Irving Convention Center. It operates Austin Bridge & Road, which offers pre-construction, general contracting, and design and build services. Austin Industries also manages Austin Commercial, which serves the aviation, health care and hospitality industries.