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Chief Engineering celebrates anniversary

Photo: Chief Engineering at work (Courtesy photo)

Article courtesy Chief Engineering

Chief Engineering, a pioneering force in transforming traditional engineering processes, proudly celebrates its sixth anniversary. Founded in 2018, the Memphis-based company has grown into a multi-million-dollar brand, boasting a talented team of over 20 designers, engineers, and support staff. From its local roots, Chief Engineering now delivers cutting-edge solutions to clients nationwide.

Local Roots, National Impact

Under the visionary leadership of President and Founder Casey Shockey, Chief Engineering has evolved from a startup into a respected industry leader. Shockey, a University of Mississippi graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, has an impressive background in roles such as robot programming, designing specialty ground support vehicles for aviation, and project engineering in major manufacturing environments.

“Launching and growing from Memphis has been an incredible journey,” Shockey said. “Our transition from a humble startup to a multi-million-dollar company is a testament to our team’s dedication and the vibrant business community here in Memphis. We owe our success to our talented team and the support of our clients nationwide.”

Chief Engineering President and Founder Casey Shockey (Courtesy photo)

Innovative Solutions, Trusted Partnerships

Chief Engineering’s commitment to innovation and excellence has garnered the trust of some of the world’s largest companies in diverse industries, including pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, petrochemicals, food, and energy. The company’s investment in state-of-the-art 3D scanning equipment, visualization tools, powerful processors, and leading engineering software ensures highly accurate engineering, enhancing safety and efficiency for their clients.

“Memphis has always been a hub of innovation, and we are proud to contribute to this legacy,” Shockey added. “Our team’s expertise and cutting-edge technology have enabled us to drive significant improvements in our clients’ operations.”

Community Commitment

Beyond its business achievements, Chief Engineering is deeply committed to giving back to the Memphis community. The company actively supports STEM initiatives at local schools, reflecting its gratitude and dedication to the city that has been integral to its growth. In 2023, Chief Engineering was the title sponsor of the Vex IQ Robotics State Championships at St. George’s Independent School.

Looking Ahead

As Chief Engineering celebrates this milestone, it remains focused on the future. The company plans to continue pushing the boundaries of engineering possibilities, investing in advanced technologies, and expanding its team to deliver unparalleled service.

“We’re excited about the future and the opportunity to continue our journey of innovation,” Shockey stated. “Our upcoming projects will not only solidify our reputation as leaders in engineering but also strengthen our commitment to our clients and the Memphis community.”