Washington, DC, December 11 , 2018 – Hypower, a leading electrical and utility contracting company today announced that it has been named an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor Hypower with Accredited Quality Contractor status for its commitment to excellence in construction, its workforce and the communities it helps build,” said 2018 ABC National Chair George R. Nash Jr., director of preconstruction at Branch & Associates, Herndon, Va. “Hypower 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
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.
About Hypower, Inc.
Ranked by ENR magazine as a top electrical and utility contracting company in the Southeast, Hypower works with some of the leading general contractors, utilities, developers, and institutions in the United States. The company operates through several divisions that specialize in electrical building construction, outside plant power and communications projects, prime electrical infrastructure, airfield lighting, and ground-mount solar nationwide. Hypower also specializes in 24/7 commercial and industrial electrical service and repair in South Florida. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Hypower is a family-owned company that currently employs more than 400 people and has successfully completed over 1,000 projects valued at over $1 billion. Hypower consistently ranks at the top of its class nationally for its exemplary record of safety and innovation within the construction market. For more information, visit https://www.hypowerinc.com and follow Hypower on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Hypower has long been widely recognized for its culture of innovation and industry excellence. It was named a 2017 Business of The Year and a 2018 Healthiest Employer by the South Florida Business Journal, received six 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards by Associated Builders and Contractors, Florida East Coast Chapter, and was honored with an ABC STEP Platinum Award for Safety Training by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. in both 2016 and 2017.
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About Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
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. Visit us at abc.org.
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