BOSTON – August 7, 2018 – Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced today that its status as an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) has been renewed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
- Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor Kaplan Construction with Accredited Quality Contractor status for its commitment to excellence in construction, its workforce and the communities it helps build. Kaplan earned this recognition for world-class safety performance, a strong record of investment in a talented and well-trained workforce, diversity leadership and community service.George R. Nash Jr.National ChairABC National
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
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.
AQC is recognized by Construction Users Roundtable, an organization founded by leading construction project owners.
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 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.