Messer was recently ranked by Engineering News Record (ENR) Midwest as the 10th-largest general contractor in the Midwest. The ranking is based off of 2013 revenue for projects located in the Midwest. Messer recorded 561.35 million in revenue last year among its four Midwestern regions – Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Indianapolis. The company ranked 11th on the 2013 version of the list.

Several large projects contributed to the revenue mark, including three that were ranked by ENR Midwest this spring among 2013's top 50 construction project starts in the Midwest:

  • No. 9: The Ohio State University's North Residential District Transformation project (Columbus, Ohio) – $370 million.
  • No. 48: The Cincinnati Streetcar project (Cincinnati, Ohio) – $71 million.
  • No. 50 (tie): NiSource/Columbia Gas Corporate Headquarters project (Columbus, Ohio) – $63 million.