Murphy Company (St. Louis) received a 2001 Project of the Year Keystone Award from the Associated General Contractors of St. Louis for the St. Louis Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The category was Specialty Contractor on a project of $500,000 or less. Murphy's average project size for fiscal year 2001 was $231,000.

Fifty percent of the company's projects are under $15,000. Murphy Company is a diversified firm, serving as constructors and engineers for the mechanical and industrial construction markets, including maintenance and service. It is ranked as the 15th largest mechanical contracting firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record.