June 27, 2016 – Lewis Contractors’ national status as an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) has been renewed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to recognize Lewis Contractors’ continued commitment not only to high quality construction, but also to its employees, clients and communities as an Accredited Quality Contractor,” said 2016 ABC National Chair David Chapin, president of Willmar Electric Service, Lincoln, Neb. Lewis Contractors’ dedication to responsibly and ethically running its business permeates through every facet of its operation and makes it a terrific ambassador for the merit shop construction community.”
Launched in 1993, ABC’s AQC program provides recognition to world-class construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas of corporate responsibility:
- Safety (ABC Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Gold, Platinum or Diamond Level Required)
- Employee benefits
- Community relations and diversity
AQC status is reviewed for renewal annually and is recognized by Construction Users Roundtable (CURT®), an organization founded by leading construction project owners. In achieving AQC status, each member company takes the following pledge:
As an Accredited Quality Contractor, our company is committed to providing our clients with the highest quality construction services and we care deeply about our employees and the communities in which we build. We are proud to be part of the construction industry and are dedicated to the principle of free enterprise. We commit ourselves to serve our communities and to provide our employees with the skills they need to work safely and productively in order to meet the needs of our clients.
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, 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. Visit us at abc.org.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS. Founded as general contractors in 1966 Lewis Contractors is celebrating its first 50 years of building Maryland. An award winning, family owned and operated construction management and general contracting firm, Lewis engages in all types of academic, institutional, restoration, industrial, and commercial projects, the Lewis Team delivers a tradition of excellence, innovative thinking, and attention to detail to their clients’ projects.