Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and Dexter + Chaney, a leader in cloud-based construction ERP software and developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, today announced a strategic partnership aimed at providing contractors with the technology tools they need to update their processes as their businesses grow. Dexter + Chaney joins ABC’s other strategic partners, Autodesk, CNA, Fringe Benefit Group, Tradesmen International and United Rentals.

As a strategic partner, Dexter + Chaney will focus on providing ABC members with technology products and services to help them streamline business practices as they grow and navigate the ever-changing technology landscape.

“For more than 35 years, the aim of our company has been to be the leading provider of technology solutions to the construction industry,” said Norbert Orth, Dexter + Chaney president and CEO. “We have achieved this by working collaboratively with other leaders in the industry to understand the challenges faced by contractors. We are honored and excited to work in partnership with ABC to continue to grow our ability to serve the industry and help merit shop contractors continue to grow their businesses.”

In addition to participating in ABC’s national conferences and events, Dexter + Chaney will be working to bring technology know-how and solutions to members at the local level. “We especially look forward to engaging with ABC chapters as a resource for technical knowledge and as a consultant for change management and growth,” Orth said.

“Dexter + Chaney was a natural choice to help Associated Builders and Contractors members meet the demands of a growing business,” said ABC President and CEO Michael Bellaman. “Dexter + Chaney’s expertise will add value to ABC member companies by helping contractors with everything they need to manage their work and their business – from the office to the field, from accounting to operations, and from pre-construction to close out.”

Dexter + Chaney will join the other strategic partners at ABC’s Workforce Week ’17, Feb. 28 through March 3 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Workforce Week is the ABC’s annual celebration of the best in merit shop construction, featuring the Excellence in Construction® awards, National Craft Championships and more. Visit workforce.abc.org.

About Dexter + Chaney:
Dexter + Chaney has been providing complete construction management software for more than 35 years. From the office to the field, from accounting to project management, Dexter + Chaney software is used by more than 1,000 companies. Their clients come from all segments of the industry—heavy/highway and utility, general contractors, electrical, mechanical, and specialty subcontractors—and are companies of all sizes, from locally owned subcontractors to some of the world’s largest construction firms. Dexter + Chaney’s web-based software applications allow customers to get work done anywhere using any device with a web browser and without the need to download any software.  For more information about Dexter + Chaney’s products and services, contact Wayne Newitts, Marketing Director, Dexter + Chaney, 9700 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA, 98115-2347; phone: 800-875-1400; e-mail: info@dexterchaney.com; web: www.dexterchaney.com.

About Associated Builders & Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter 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