Norwalk, Conn.-based EMCOR Group, Inc. recently announced it has been named the No. 1 World’s Most Admired Company in the Engineering and Construction Industry by Fortune magazine for 2010. This is the third consecutive year EMCOR has received this recognition.

Fortune’s Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. The annual ranking was compiled for 2010 starting with approximately 1,400 companies and was completed after sorting and surveying 663 companies in 57 industries from 32 countries. The Hay Group, Fortune’s survey partner, asked 4,100 executives, directors, and securities analysts to rate companies in their industry on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility. This year a company's score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to appear in the March 21, 2011, edition of Fortune.

EMCOR received a strong overall score for 2010, ranking it No. 1 in the Engineering and Construction industry, compiled from survey scores based on key attributes, including innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, long-term investment, and quality of service.