Stellar celebrates its 25th anniversary July 1. The Jacksonville, Fla.-based construction, design, engineering and mechanical services firm has grown from 12 employees in 1985 to more than 500 now, and from one location to 12, plus an office in Dubai.

The company has earned a number of honors for its work, including recognition as the design-build firm for Food Engineering’s 2010 Food Plant of the Year, and recipient of the Associated Builders and Contractors’ National Safety Merit Award.