Benchmark Construction Wins Safety and Craftsmanship Awards

Lancaster, PA – On Thursday, March 19th, Benchmark congratulated two employees for winning a Mid Atlantic Builders Exchange (MABX) Craftsman Award for their exceptional artwork installation.

Benchmark Construction is pleased to announce that Fred Kurtz, Superintendent and Timmy Snowden, Carpenter, are the proud recipients of craftsmanship awards for their custom artwork installation at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design in downtown Lancaster. The project included installing 5’ x 7’ painted aluminum panels and letters in just under a week.

“We are proud of the hard work and the desire for perfectionism that these employees have displayed in their work”, states Michael K. Callahan, President.

In addition, Benchmark Construction Company, Inc. was awarded the 2015 General Construction Safety Award by the MABX. MABX created the Safety Awards program to recognize industry leaders who place a high priority protecting their employees, their construction partners and the public.

The Safety Award acknowledges the companies that go to great lengths protecting the health and safety of employees and the general public, as well as productivity. Benchmark’s STAR Safety Program is very comprehensive, allowing for necessary adjustments as processes and systems change to meet the demands of modern day construction. The STAR program was designed to actively place progressive safety practices in the field where it is needed most rather than just a written program to satisfy OSHA requirements. This focus on actively applied safety has gotten the attention of many of the smaller and/or emerging specialty contractors we work with. These companies often approach our Safety Director or Safety Officers for assistance in finding solutions to their challenges.

Benchmark Construction MABX Awards

Pictured from L to R: Mike Callahan, President; Timmy Snowden, Carpenter; Fred Kurtz, Project Superintendent; Phil Ireland, Safety Director; Chris Smith, VP of Construction and Cliff Wilson, Director of Field Operations.