Meet Our Sponsors

Executive Sponsors 

 GROUP Industries, in business since 1996, is a full-service general contractor specializing in the industrial market. We offer experience and expertise in deep foundations, civil and any type of industrial building. We also self-perform structural steel erection and marine  services for our industrial clients.

Founded on the merit shop philosophy more than 30 years ago, hth companies has proven successful at providing services to the industrial and commercial construction sectors. hth recognizes employee development as vital to success and puts clients first by listening and delivering economical solutions that meet their needs. hth is small enough to listen yet big enough to deliver.

 Kwest Group is a civil and environmental construction firm based in Perrysburg, Ohio, with regional offices in Dublin, Ohio and Rockwall, Texas. The firm performs earthwork, utility and environmental construction services across the United States for clients in the energy, rail, petrochemical, defense, and public and private infrastructure sectors.  A leader in safety, quality and customer satisfaction, Kwest has achieved STEP Diamond Level and won five consecutive National Safety Pinnacle Awards. 

 MetroPower is a premier electrical contractor committed to delivering the highest-quality products and services with exceptional customer satisfaction while maintaining our steadfast commitment to safety. MetroPower specializes in the needs of the industrial, health care, U.S. Department of Defense and premier commercial segments.  Robins & Morton is a privately-held, innovation-driven construction firm committed to Building with Purpose.® Since 1946, the firm has built a reputation as a trusted advisor to clients nationwide by cultivating a high-performing team that values integrity, safety, and innovative thinking. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Robins & Morton consistently ranks among the best companies to work for in America and the Top 100 U.S. Builders in Engineering News-Record. United Group Services is dedicated to providing leading-edge industrial contracting to our industrial and manufacturing customers. Founded in 1982 as a process piping contractor, UGS employs highly trained field craft workers managed by an experienced and competent leadership team throughout the United States. USG’s specialty fabrication shop and main office are in Cincinnati.
Wood’s Heavy Civil Construction combines Kelchner and Swaggart Brothers to form an industry leader in heavy civil construction, including site earthworks, concrete construction and pre-engineered metal buildings.  We work primarily with clients in the upstream/midstream oil and gas, commercial/industrial and residential development sectors. We have the know-how to deliver each project at the lowest total cost with the least amount of risk, and health, safety and the environment as our top priorities.    

Associate Sponsors 

With more than 50 attorneys practicing exclusively in construction, government contracts and energy, Bradley attorneys handle every aspect of large-scale construction projects. From contract negotiation to dispute resolution, Bradley represents clients in all sectors of construction and government contracts across the country and around the world. Bradley is proud to represent many of the most active healthcare and industrial contractors, several of whom are attenders and supporters of ABC’s Users Summit.  Gaylor Electric has developed a culture of productivity during its 30+ years of doing business. We have refined our “right results only” work environment by living out our core values to the benefit our employees, clients and vendors. Gaylor Electric has been an Accredited Quality Contractor since 1994 and has attained the Diamond level in ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP).   Occucare International is a global leader in occupational health services with more than 100,000 workers under our care worldwide. We are dedicated to delivering quality, cost-effective care with optimum efficiency while providing medical service solutions tailored to your needs. Occucare can provide health services for workers locally, nationally and abroad at one of our medical facilities located around the globe.

Tradesmen International 9.4.2018

 Construction companies large and small rely on PeopleReady to provide the best match of skilled tradespeople and general labor, when and where you need them. We're experts at recruiting, hiring and mobilizing a reliable workforce. PeopleReady is part of TrueBlue, Inc. a global industrial staffing provider that places more than 850,000 associates and serves more than 140,000 customers each year.

With approximately 450 attorneys, Taft Law is more vibrant and engaged in a wider range of work than ever before, with clients—both individual and corporate—whose needs for legal services range from local to international in scope. From our 10 offices, Taft attorneys serve individuals and businesses worldwide, in both mature and emerging industries. For those clients with business interests in  Japan or China, we have attorneys  who offer in-country perspective. 

As the construction industry’s premier source for skilled craft professionals and labor-related services, Tradesmen International’s strategic partnership with ABC gives members access to a trusted resource for their manpower needs. Tradesmen supplies ABC members with strategies for maintaining the highest safety standards and improving workforce productivity while supporting efforts to contain costs related to workers compensation, health care and unemployment.

United Rentals Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world with an integrated network of 1,054 rental locations in North America and 11 in Europe. The company’s approximately 16,400 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 4,200 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $12.4 billion.