ABC Announces Derrick Companies as one of the 2022 Top Performing U.S. Commercial and Industrial Construction Member Companies
New Richmond, Wisconsin, March 8—Derrick Companies of New Richmond, Wisconsin was ranked 169th on Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2022 Top Performers list, which ranks its commercial and industrial contractor members that build long-lasting high quality construction projects, based on work hours. Derrick Companies also ranked 94th on the Top 125 General Contractors list.
“We are delighted to be ranked among the ‘best of the best’ again this year,” said Bill Derrick, President of Derrick Companies. “Our team is motivated every day to continue our tradition of excellence. To be recognized as a top performing contractor in safety, quality, diversity, and project excellence is a real honor for all of us at Derrick Companies.”
As an ABC Top Performer, Derrick Companies demonstrated world-class safety performance by achieving STEP Gold in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors more than six times safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to ABC’s Safety Performance Report.
The listings highlight contractors that have earned ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential for their commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including inclusion, diversity and equity—education and community relations; those that won national Excellence in Construction,® Safety Excellence and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Excellence awards; and those that hold designations awarded to diverse companies to help procure work from government and private entities.
“Derrick Companies invests in and attributes its successes to its people, and its value proposition gives their employees purpose, delivers quality to their clients and strengthens their bottom line,” said Michael Bellaman, president and chief executive officer of ABC. “Congratulations to Derrick Companies for raising the bar in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.”
Through STEP, AQC and other robust ABC programs, ABC Top Performers demonstrate they:
Sustain and grow their businesses, financially and economically
Offer market competitive compensation, benefit and retirement packages
Commit to world-class safety
Commit to workforce development, education and creating career opportunities
Commit to an inclusive and diverse work environment
Develop opportunities for their employees to achieve their career dreams
Cultivate committed leadership
Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 200 Performers, Top 125 General Contractors, Top Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors and Top Performers by Market, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential. The Top Performers with Special Designations hold one or more special designations. The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2020, as reported in their 2021 STEP applications. New to this year’s rankings are lists of top-performing companies in 18 market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious and sports complexes.