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Help ABC Grow! Recommend a Prospective Member

ABC members have set the standard for safety, performance and integrity in the construction industry since 1950. After topping 21,000 members in 2017, ABC has a goal of adding 1,000 new like-minded companies committed to excellence and delivering high-value, to join in 2018. Now it’s easy to recommend a colleague at onekmoresway.org, and chapter staff will follow up to close the deal. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Signs President Trump’s ‘Pledge to America’s Workers’

ABC signed on to President Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” at an event at the White House last week, committing to educating and developing at least 500,000 construction workers over the next five years. The pledge, which was signed by more than a dozen leading companies and industry trade associations, stressed the need to expand apprenticeship programs to educate current and future generations of America’s workforce. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Presidential-level Member

ABC has added Massachusetts Chapter member Michael Moran of M.J. Moran, Inc. to the Beam Club Presidential level. The Beam Club was established in 1966 to recognize ABC’s top membership recruiters for their commitment to growing the association. By recruiting five new members, ABC members are automatically enrolled in the Beam Club by their chapter. Read the rest of entry »

NCC Gold Medalists and Craft Professional of the Year Honored at Washington Nationals Game

In front of a nearly sold-out crowd of more than 41,000 people, the 2018 National Craft Champions, Craft Professional of the Year and Craft Instructor of the Year stood on the Washington Nationals field July 3 and were honored for their hard work as trained craftsmen. The crowd cheered them on while the ABC logo spread across the stadium, showcasing the theme of the night—free enterprise. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Welcomes New Beam Club Presidential-level Member

ABC has added Massachusetts Chapter member James Alibrandi of Interstate Electrical Services to the Beam Club Presidential level. The Beam Club was established in 1966 to recognize ABC’s top membership recruiters for their commitment to growing the association. By recruiting five new members, ABC members are automatically enrolled in the Beam Club by their chapter. Read the rest of entry »

Six Months After Tax Reform, ABC Members Celebrate Effects of Simpler and Fairer Tax Code

The White House celebrated the six-month anniversary of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by hosting an event on Friday, June 29. ABC President and CEO Michael Bellaman attended on behalf of the merit shop contracting community, acknowledging the positive effects of the tax code reform. At the event, President Trump took a moment to recognize ABC and several others as significant supporters who helped pass the legislation.  Read the rest of entry »

ABC Member Donates to Career and Tech School for Trades

ABC member B.R. Kreider & Son, a family-owned site management, excavating and paving company based in Manheim, Pa., donated a generous $5,000 to the Lebanon County Career and Technology Center. The gift will help fund tuition for students enrolled in the LCCTC’s landscaping, automotive and diesel programs. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Leaders Make Their Voices Heard During Legislative Week

More than 500 ABC members came to Washington, D.C., for meetings with top administration and congressional leaders on the issues that impact the merit shop construction industry at both the federal and state levels during Legislative Week 2018. To lead off, ABC’s Executive Committee met with President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump at the White House to talk about the positive economic effects of tax reform, regulatory relief and dynamic enhancements to workforce development efforts on June 26.  Read the rest of entry »

Leading, Innovating and Winning Work: Highlights From ABC’s Diversity Summit

More than 100 industry leaders and stakeholders came together June 25 for ABC's fourth annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit to discuss the value of diversity in construction and promote the association's mission within diverse groups. Read the rest of entry »

Legislative Day Speaker Announcements

ABC is thrilled to announce that Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), chairwoman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, will join Josh Kraushaar, political editor of National Journal, as the headline speakers for the Legislative Breakfast on Wednesday, June 27.  Read the rest of entry »
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