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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, and chapter staff will follow up to close the deal.

Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC is one the leading organizations representing America’s business community and the merit shop construction industry. 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.

Consider the advantages of membership:

A network of companies nationwide striving to be the best the construction industry has to offer. ABC’s retention rate is 93 percent for contractor members. 
More than 800 apprenticeship, craft, safety and construction management education programs to train the workers of the future and address the industry workforce shortage today.
A roadmap to world class safety with ABC’s members-only Safety Training Evaluation Process. Top-performing participants are more than six times safer than the industry average! 
Top-notch representation before Congress, the administration and the courts on issues like tax reform, blacklisting, overtime rules, the persuader rule, prevailing wage laws, project labor agreements and more.
ABC’s exclusive tools to grow your business, be more productive, anticipate industry trends and save money. A few examples include: economic analysis and forecasts, the award-winning Construction Executive magazine and discount programs that saved members more than $33 million in 2017. 

Take the next step to an even stronger industry for your business, help build the association that fights for the merit shop and sets the standard for safety, performance and integrity in the construction industry. Submit and commit by visiting