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Always a Better Plan

About

National Architectural & Engineering Firm

Founded in 1990, Excel Engineering, Inc. is a full-service, employee-owned design firm located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin that has grown to include over 300 professional architects, engineers and associates. Repeat business, client referrals and a reputation for superior plans have contributed greatly to a company that has grown steadily for the past thirty years. We provide services throughout North America, and are registered in all 50 U.S. states and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick.

Always a Better Plan

Always a Better Plan is more than just a tagline. It is our mission and the driving force behind everything we do. We are committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations through systemic continuous improvement. It starts with honest self-reflection and a willingness to challenge ourselves to be better every time we take on a new project. Our approach is applied equally to architectural design, coordination, communication, customer service, and managing the budget and schedule. We have been rewarded with numerous long-standing client partnerships and repeat clients.


All In-House

Over the last three decades, Excel’s service offerings have continually expanded and evolved to meet our client’s needs. Today, Excel can provide a fully-integrated multi-discipline design team to meet all your project needs.

Our ability to collaborate throughout the many architects and engineers that touch a project allows us to lower risk and deliver streamlined plans with confidence and clarity to our clients.


Our History

Fueled and informed by nearly three decades of experience, Excel forges ahead, engineering a legacy of quality, creativity, and complete customer satisfaction.

1990

1990

Excel Engineering opens its first office in Campbellsport, Wisconsin providing architectural and structural engineering design services.

1993

1993

Excel Engineering begins offering civil engineering and surveying services.

1994

1994

The employees buy 49% of the company from Excel's founder.

1996

1996

Excel relocates to a new corporate office building in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The new office can accommodate a staff of up to 50 people.

1997

1997

The cold formed steel structural engineering group is formed.

1998

1998

In an effort to better service customers, Excel begins offering coordinated in-house mechanical, electrical and plumbing design.

2001

2001

Excel has established a strong reputation in Wisconsin dairy market and adds dairy process engineering services to complement its full service building design team.

2002

2002

The company outgrows the existing building and begins constructing an addition to increase capacity to over 100 people.

2006

2006

The company's founder announces his retirement from Excel and the employees purchase his remaining shares, creating a management team to oversee operations.

2008

2008

Excel adopts a new logo and the tagline –“Always a Better Plan”

2010

2010

Three dimensional laser scanning is added to Excel’s surveying services.

2012

2012

Interior design is added to complement Excel’s architectural design teams.

2013

2013

Excel announces the addition of audio/video design and installation services.

2014

2014

The second building addition is completed and the staff grows to over 120 employees.

2016

2016

Excel completes its third addition to the Fond du Lac office, and re-brands itself as "Excel".

2017

2017

Excel adds precast concrete design services and the third addition is completed providing work stations for up to 240 employees.

2018

2018

Excel begins offering furniture sales as part of it’s growing interior design services.

2021

2021

We completed our 4th building addition as the staff grew to 273 employees.

2022

2022

Excel expands service offerings to include Structural Glass Engineering.