Benchmark named Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC
Benchmark Construction Company, Inc. announced that its status as an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) has been renewed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
“Since 1995, Benchmark has been recognized by the ABC as an Accredited Quality Contractor. We work very hard to maintain the highest level of quality and safety, as well as the commitment to our employees necessary to meet the stringent requirements of this designation. It’s very gratifying to know that our efforts do not go unnoticed.” said Mike Callahan, President of Benchmark.
“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor Benchmark Construction with Accredited Quality Contractor status for its commitment to excellence in construction, its workforce and the communities it helps build,” said 2017 ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric, Indianapolis. “Benchmark Construction earned this recognition for world-class safety performance, a strong record of investment in a talented and well-trained workforce, diversity leadership and community service.”
Launched in 1993, ABC’s AQC program provides recognition to world-class construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas of corporate responsibility:
- Safety (ABC Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Gold, Platinum or Diamond level required)
- Employee benefits
- Community relations and diversity
In achieving AQC status, each member company takes the following pledge:
As an Accredited Quality Contractor, our company is committed to providing our clients with the highest quality construction services and we care deeply about our employees and the communities in which we build. We are proud to be part of the construction industry and are dedicated to the principle of free enterprise. We commit ourselves to serve our communities and to provide our employees with the skills they need to work safely and productively in order to meet the needs of our clients.
AQC is recognized by Construction Users Roundtable (CURT®), an organization founded by leading construction project owners.
Benchmark Construction Company, Inc. is in its 32nd year of providing award-winning, commercial and institutional construction services with a focus on the Senior Living, Healthcare, Higher Education and Commercial/Specialty markets. We offer general construction, preconstruction, construction management and design-build services in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 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.