ABC’s Top Performers lists—the only rankings of their kind—recognize member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity, project excellence and special designations, ranked by work hours. In order to qualify for Top Performers recognition, companies must have achieved STEP Gold or higher and earned the Accredited Quality Contractor designation by Friday, Oct. 30.

Company information for the Top Performers lists will be sourced from Make sure your company’s profile is updated on by Oct. 30, including CSI codes, NAICS codes, market segments, key projects and designations. Read on for more information on how to attain each of these qualifications. 

ABC’s STEP Safety Management System
Every ABC member wants to send their workers home safely every night. Members can work toward achieving world-class safety by participating in STEP, whether they are beginning their safety journey or continuing to strengthen their performance. Top-performing STEP participants are 827% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average. Getting started with STEP is free, and it can help lower workers’ compensation insurance rates. ABC members must apply by Oct. 30 to be recognized as a Top Performer. Visit or email [email protected] for more information.

ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor Credential
AQC members demonstrate their commitment to financial fitness, world-class safety, workforce development, talent management, diversity and inclusion, the highest levels of quality construction and the betterment of the communities in which they work. Companies that excel in these areas can earn the AQC accreditation, which is recognized by the Construction Users Roundtable. The deadline to apply is Oct. 30. For more information on how your company can differentiate itself from the competition, visit or email Jake Reedy.
Be sure your company profile is up to date in to have your market segments and special designations listed in the Top Performers rankings. ABC’s member database features contact information for more than 13,000 contractors. Members can search for an ABC contractor, supplier or other construction professional by name, chapter, location, sales volume or type of construction. ABC populates member profiles with information on whether they have earned an Excellence in Construction® Award, National Safety Excellence Award, National Diversity Excellence Award, participate in the STEP and AQC programs, have special designations and have signed the Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace Pledge. Contact [email protected] for a login if you don’t have one.
Visit for the digital edition of the 2020 Top Performers lists or read the news release for more details.