-Matt Ludwig, P.E., Shares Insight On The Construction Industry-
Matthew A. Ludwig, P.E, Director of Federal Services, Matrix New World Engineering (Matrix), was a recent guest on Commercial Construction Coffee Talk where he offered his insights on the future of the construction industry.
In a wide-ranging conversation with Host, David Corson, Ludwig discussed the impact a three-year shutdown and reopening had on the construction industry. He stated, “For me, it took about six weeks and then we were back to work…it was important that we were still repairing roads and building buildings. The construction industry really stepped up and did their part to keep pushing the industry forward.” Ludwig continued, “On a manufacturing basis, that’s where it seemed to really impact us. I didn’t see the labor shortage as much as I did see projects that were originally eight weeks long and now were taking sixteen weeks… and yet the construction industry kept on pushing through…”
Listen to the Episode Below
About Matt Ludwig, PE
Matt Ludwig, PE began working with Matrix New World Engineering as a Project Engineer 1998. In 2021 he was named Director of Federal Services. Ludwig is a highly experienced construction program manager and Professional Engineer with more than two decades of experience. He has held leadership positions within the United States Army Corps of Engineers USACE both domestically and abroad and is adept at managing and overseeing complex projects and programs. Under his guidance, USACE construction programs have placed hundreds of millions of dollars into the construction and engineering industries. Mr. Ludwig specializes in programs related to geotechnical, and remediation projects, and is highly adaptable and capable of leading teams across a variety of disciplines. Ludwig has an MS, Engineering Management, Florida Institute of Technology and a BS, Civil Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
About Matrix New World Engineering
Matrix New World Engineering is a company of engineering and science experts who focus on some of the nation’s most pressing long-term challenges, including climate change, resiliency, ecological restoration, contamination studies, water supply, disaster response, and urban revitalization. Matrix believes solving environmental challenges through careful planning and engineering is an indispensable measure of success.
Matrix has offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Arizona, Louisiana and California, coupled with project experience throughout the United States and the Caribbean.