Hutchinson Named to ABC’s Top-performing U.S. Commercial and Industrial Construction Contractors List

CHERRY HILL, NJ (June 18, 2019) — Hutchinson was ranked 16th on Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2019 Top 20 Performers list in the Northeast Region, which recognized ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence ranked by work hours, with special designations identified.

Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the lists identify the Top 150 Performers, Top 50 Performers with Special Designations and Top 20 Performers by Region.

“ABC Top Performers are leading the way in the merit shop construction industry, where diverse participants are constantly striving to achieve the highest levels of personal and company performance in an environment of fair and open competition,” said Michael Bellaman, president and chief executive officer of ABC. “These rankings will help the industry identify contractors like Hutchinson that have achieved world-class safety performance, demonstrated their commitment to their workers and their communities and earned recognition for project excellence and diversity.”

To be eligible, Hutchinson demonstrated world-class safety performance by implementing ABC’s STEP safety management system, of which they achieved Platinum status in 2019. This status designate Hutchinson and other top-performing contractors up to 680 percent safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to the ABC 2019 Safety Performance Report. The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2017, as reported in their 2018 STEP applications.

“We are honored to be recognized,” said Ed Hutchinson, President of Hutchinson. “We take great pride in our commitment to providing outstanding services and being an industry leader in worker safety and diversity.”

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