Sunland Construction and Affiliates is ranked sixth by Acadiana Business with approximate revenues of $310 million, estimated at $10 million over the prior year.
Sunland, whose top executives are listed as Eddie Soileau, Mark O’Roke, Craig Meier and Sean Renfro, was founded in 1974 and has 1,400 employees, according to the publication.
Sunland is in oil and gas pipeline construction/electrical and instrumentation.
Louisiana Crane Co., new to the Top 50 list, was founded in 2001 and is ranked 17th. Logan C. Fournerat is top executive of the 800-employee company that had revenue of $110 million in 2010, up $21 million over the previous year.
Louisiana Crane is in crane operation and pipeline construction.
Other St. Landry-Acadia firms on the list:
Louisiana Wholesale Drugs, St. Landry, No. 4 at $373 million, Gayle R. White, top executive;
Louisiana Rice Mill, Crowley, No. 11; on the list for first time with revenues of $196 million, Bobby Hanks, top executive;
Quality Equipment, Acadia, No. 34 at $42 million; Raymond Hensgens, Joseph Darby and David Savoie, top executives;
JohnPac, Acadia, No. 37 at $39 million, manufacture and distributor of industrial packaging, Peter M. John, David M. John, Mary Ellen Henry, top executives;
Tony Cachere’s Creole Foods, St. Landry, No. 42 at $32 million, Donald A. Chachere, Jr., top executive;
Savoie’s Sausage & Food Products, St. Landry, No. 49 at $16 million, Freddie Lafleur top executive.
The top privately held company in the region, according to Acadiana Business, is Moreno Grou of Lafayette. The offshore fabrication, commissioning maintenance had revenues of $616 million and 2,445 employees.