Nashville, TN, March 23, 2023— ABC Greater Tennessee today announced 20 member companies were named to Associated Builders and Contractors’ fifth annual Top Performers publication, which lists its contractor members that build the country’s most enduring, innovative, high-quality construction projects, ranked by work hours. Members named include: B.L. Harbart International, Brasfield & Gorrie, Brindley Construction, The Carden Company, CNC Foundations, F.L. Crane & Sons, Faith Technologies, Gaylor Electric, Hensel Phelps, Hoar Construction, Impetus, Ivey Mechanical, Lithko Contracting, M.C. Dean, M.J. Harris Construction, Rio Grande Fence, Co., Robins & Morton, Skanska, Tiny's Construction, and W.G. Yates & Sons.
"Year after year, our Greater Tennessee chapter members exemplify the best in Tennessee," said ABC Greater Tennessee President/CEO, Clay Crownover. "Our members truly build Tennessee and we couldn't be more proud to represent these 20 companies in this state."
To be eligible, Greater Tennessee's Top Performers achieved Gold status or higher in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors more than six times safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to ABC’s Safety Performance Report. The majority of the honorees also must earn ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential, which recognizes commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including inclusion, diversity and equity—education and community relations.
“This year’s ABC Top Performers agree that culture is key,” said Michael Bellaman, president and CEO of ABC. “Not only is a strong corporate culture an essential component of a thriving and vibrant workplace, but it helps retain top talent, create safe and healthy jobsites and build better communities. We honor these top-performing contractors at [Chapter Name] that are placing the highest importance on investing in their people, health and safety, and innovation.”
Through STEP, AQC and other robust programs, [Chapter Name’s] Top Performers demonstrate they:
The ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 250 Performers, Top General Contractors, Top Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors and Top Performers by Market, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential. The Top Performers with Special Designations hold one or more special designations. The Top Performers were ranked by the number of hours worked in 2021, as reported in their 2022 STEP applications. The rankings also include lists of top-performing companies in 18 market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious, high tech, airport and sports complexes.
View the 2023 Top Performers lists at abc.org/topperformers.
Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 22,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 68 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Tennessee