Excellence in Construction® Awards honor leading companies in the industry
Denver, Colo. – ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter congratulates the 10 member companies that won national awards during the Associated Builders and Contractors’ 27th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at Workforce Week ’17 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The awards additionally recognize companies that have displayed a leading commitment to safety and diversity in 2016.
The Excellence in Construction® Awards is the industry’s leading competition, honoring innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects by presenting eagle awards to the top project for each category. The awards honor all members of the construction team, including the contractor, owner, architect, and engineer. The winners are selected from entries across the country and are judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety, and cost.
A panel of industry experts served as judges for the Excellence in Construction Awards, including representatives from Design-Build Institute of America, Engineering News-Record, the Construction Users Roundtable, and the National Association of Women in Construction and higher education.
National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award Winners – 1st Place
National Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award Winners – 2nd Place
National Safety Excellence Award
National Safety Awards winners have exemplified an outstanding commitment to safety through training and education programs as well as excellence in all 20 components of ABC’s STEP program.
National Diversity Excellence Award
The National Diversity Excellence Award honors members who have displayed exceptional leadership in diversity of their workforce, supply chain, and community through best-in-class recruitment, retention practices, and training programs.
“I am proud to honor the commitment to world-class safety, superior craftsmanship and cutting-edge innovation that these Associated Builders and Contractors members and their employees bring to the jobsite every day,” said 2017 ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric Inc., Indianapolis. “The scope of this year’s Excellence in Construction award-winning projects, from sports arenas and hospitals to hotels and universities, proves that if it can be built, the merit shop can build it, on time and on budget.”
STEP Chapter Participation Awards
The Rocky Mountain Chapter was awarded the STEP Chapter Participation Award for achievement in percentage of contractors participating in STEP Program, ranked as top in the Mountain West Region and second in the country with a 50% participation rate.
Beam Club Awards
The Rocky Mountain Chapter was recognized as a Beam Club winner in the Mountain West Region for helping to facilitate ABC’s growth through years of commitment to new member recruitment.
Awards for Growth & Goal were presented to the Rocky Mountain Chapter for achievements in membership.
The Rocky Mountain Chapter thanks Kim Grosel, Director of Workforce Development, and Joanna Johnson, Director of Meetings and Events, for their 5 years of service with ABC.
A complete list of the Excellence in Construction Awards winners is available on ABC’s website.