Derrick Companies Honored as a National Top-Performing US Construction Contractor by ABC
New Richmond, Wisconsin, March 9—Derrick Companies of New Richmond, Wisconsin was ranked 201st 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 110th 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, and project excellence is a real honor for all of us at Derrick Companies.”
As an ABC Top Performer, Derrick Companies achieved Gold status 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 majority of the honorees also must earn ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential, which recognizes commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including inclusion, diversity and equity—education and community relations.
“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.”
“This year’s ABC Top Performers agree that culture is key,” said Michael Bellaman, president and CEO of ABC. “Not only is a strong corporate culture an essential component of a thriving and vibrant workplace, but it helps retain top talent, create safe and healthy jobsites and build better communities. We honor this top-performing contractor and all employees at Derrick Companies who are placing the highest importance on investing in their people, health and safety, and innovation.”
Through STEP, AQC and other robust programs, Derrick Companies demonstrates it:
- 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
The ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 250 Performers, Top 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 the number of hours worked in 2021, as reported in their 2022 STEP applications. The rankings also include lists of top-performing companies in 18 market segments, such as government, health care, infrastructure, military, retail, religious, high tech, airport and sports complexes.
View the 2023 Top Performers lists at abc.org/topperformers.