Chicopee, MA, November 9th – Notch Mechanical of Chicopee today announced that it has been named an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Massachusetts State Representative Joe Wagner presented the AQC plaque at the ceremony.
“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor Notch Mechanical Constructors with Accredited Quality Contractor status for its commitment to excellence in construction, its workforce and the communities it helps build,” said 2017 ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric, Indianapolis. “Notch 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.”
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 (CURT®), an organization founded by leading construction project owners.