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WASHINGTON, Sept. 18—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the members of its 2023-2024 Tech Alliance—a consortium of firms that create construction technology and innovative solutions for ABC contractor members, which primarily perform work in the commercial and industrial sectors.  

“The members of ABC’s fourth Tech Alliance cohort are leaders in the construction innovation space and help us help our members become safer, more profitable and equipped to win more work,” said Matt Abeles, ABC vice president of construction technology and innovation. “These companies have been a foundational group of partners to ABC, providing technology and innovation education to our members nationwide through dozens of tech events across our 68 chapters. We can see the increased tech utilization among our ABC contractors as a result.”

Comprised of 15 companies, the Tech Alliance leverages technology resources to help ABC members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.

The 2023-2024 Tech Alliance members are industry leaders Arcoro, Autodesk Inc.BuildOps, ConstructConnect, Egnyte, Field Control Analytics, Kojo, KPAProcore, Sage, Smartapp, SmartBuildSubHQ, Tenna and Trimble.

The Tech Alliance introduces small and midsized contractors and subcontractors to construction technology solutions for bidding, billing, building information modeling, compliance, connected equipment, customer relationship management, supply chain management, field collaboration, job costing, jobsite monitoring, preconstruction, project management, safety analytics, security, service software, subcontractor management and time tracking, among others. Tech Alliance companies also collaborate on resources for ABC members, including beta testing, free technology programs and educational webinars, and provide ABC’s 68 chapters with access to technology products used in the field by ABC contractor members.

In addition to the Tech Alliance, ABC’s Tech Marketplace offers premier discounts for construction technology and innovative digital solutions to ABC members. The Tech Marketplace is comprised of over 20 vetted companies that help ABC contractor members advance and grow their technology strategies, offerings and abilities.

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