MembershipABC Western Pennsylvania Chapter
Members of ABC have set the standard for safety, performance and integrity in the construction industry since 1950, and continue daily to raise the bar.
ABC welcomes like-minded contractors committed to excellence, and delivering high-value, high-quality projects on time and on budget, to join us. ABC Western Pennsylvania Chapter members are general contractors, specialty contractors, material suppliers, and industry professionals who have joined together to improve the region’s commercial construction industry and support merit shop construction.
From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC has the solutions for merit-shop companies nationwide. Join a network of companies striving to be the best the construction industry has to offer.
Growing your company has never been easier. From business leads to construction referrals, ABC offers tools to help its members develop business opportunities and promote company achievements and capabilities to potential clients.
ABC members can take advantage of exclusive savings on business and personal services offered through ABC’s discount programs. Descriptions about the savings and services are provided for each of the partnering companies.
Committees are open to any member interested in serving in a volunteer capacity. Members who choose to serve find that they form more business relationships as well as help shape the chapter’s activities.
Monthly member mixers allow for all businesses in the construction industry to network and grow their business contacts. An annual awards banquet, golf outing, trap shoot and Christmas party are just some of the exciting events that are available to members.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
ABC offers formal apprenticeship and craft training programs registered with the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and the Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Council.
POLITICS & POLICY
ABC actively works with all levels of government to represent member interests and the merit shop construction industry. Fortune magazine has recognized ABC’s efforts in Washington, D.C., by naming the association one of the “most influential” organizations in the United States.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
The Excellence in Construction ® Awards honor the skill and creativity of the entire team—contractor, owner, architect and engineer—responsible for an outstanding merit shop construction project. The STEP recognition program provides ABC contractor and supplier members with a consistent, effective tool to evaluate safety training programs by using 20 standard “Key Components” of safety.
PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS & EMPLOYEES
ABC’s safety programs and training help members maintain safer and more productive jobsites, one of the construction industry’s most critical needs. In-person safety courses are scheduled on-demand and throughout the year including OSHA 10 & 30, Confined Space, Fall Protection, CPR and FirstAid, Project Management, and much more.
INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
ABC provides a wealth of resources to assist contractors in staying current with the industry-related information they need to make informed business decisions. ABC provides communications leadership and support by working closely with the news media to communicate the industry’s positions to policy makers, owners, educators and the public.