About Us

I.C.S., Inc. was founded by Ralph J. Farmer on April 13, 1973 in Oyster Creek, Texas. I.C.S. still remains a family owned and operated organization.

I.C.S. began with a single contract providing maintenance services. Since its founding year I.C.S. has significantly expanded its contracting capabilities and added a wide range of contractor services to what is now a turnkey general contracting company with many valued customers along the Gulf Coast Region.


  • Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas

Business Classes

  • Engineering Firms
  • Real Estate Management
  • Other General Contracting

Valued Customers

  • Dow Chemical Freeport, Oyster Creek and Seadrift Operations
  • Olin Freeport
  • Shintech Chemical
  • Braskem Chemical
  • Freeport LNG
  • Huntsman
  • Air Liquide
  • DSM Pharmaceuticals
  • Phillips 66
  • AECOM Engineering
  • BHP Engineering
  • Teledyne Brown Engineering
  • Primoris Energy Services Corporation
  • CBRE Real Estate
  • Praxair, Inc.

Vision Statement

Our Vision is to be 1st choice service provider; industry leader in “Best of Class” performance driven by commitment to continuously improve all services we provide.

Mission Statement

To expand operations throughout the Gulf Coast region and enhance customer satisfaction through an uncompromising “Commitment to Continuous Improvement” of current business practices while continuously seeking new methods to achieve “Excellence” in terms of Safety, Quality and Productivity.

Core Values

Our core values – commitment to safety, integrity, customer focus and ownership are – long-term commitments aligned with our mission and vision guide us in making decisions that lead to achieving our business goals.

Commitment to Safety

It all begins with safety- All endeavors begin with the safety of our employees. A safety minded culture is evident in the actions of management and employees.

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

We are committed to fostering an environment where facts and data drive measuring, monitoring, and analyzing of processes, procedures and tasks to continuously improve and surpass what has already been achieved.


Always be fair and ethical in everything we do.

Customer Focus

We are committed to doing what is right for our customers. We will focus on customer relationships building trust, confidence and loyalty that keeps them coming back and recommend us to others.