Ajax Building Company Named a Top-performing U.S. Construction Company by ABC
Tallahassee, FL March 8—Ajax Building Company, LLC was ranked 46 on the Associated Builders and Contractors’ Top 100 General Contractors list, which recognizes ABC member contractors’ in safety, quality, diversity, project excellence and special designations, ranked by work hours. This ranking is up from 49 last year.
Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 200 Performers, Top 75 Trade Contractors, Top Electrical Contractors, Top Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, Top Specialty Contractors and Top 100 General Contractors and Top General Contractors Up to $50 million, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential, as well as the Top Performers With Special Designations.
“Even though 2020 presented some unique challenges, the astute problem-solving skills of our project teams and the ingrained Safety 360 culture within Ajax made those quick pivots much easier to manage. We’re proud of how we as a company met and overcame those challenges while still operating at the highest level of quality and safety.” says Bill Byrne, Ajax President.
To be eligible, Ajax Building Company demonstrated world-class safety performance by Platinum status in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors up to 655% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to the ABC 2021 Safety Performance ReportGo to http://abc.org/spr. The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2019, as reported in their 2020 STEP applications. ABC members that earn the AQC credential certify their commitment to quality, safety, craft and management education, talent management, inclusion, diversity and equity and community relations.
“The common priorities in our third annual list of ABC Top Performers include culture, safety, innovation, workforce development and driving market value,” said Michael Bellaman, president and chief executive officer of ABC. “Collaboration and adaptation created a safer, more productive jobsite and workplace for Ajax, and I applaud these industry leaders for setting the standard in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.”
In addition to their place among the Top Performers, Ajax also earned two Excellence in Construction Eagle awards, one for Safety Excellence, Platinum STEP status, and their 11th year as an ABC Accredited Quality Contractor.
Access the 2021 Top Performers list at abc.org/topperformersGo to http://abc.org/topperformers.
About Our Company: Ajax Building Company, LLC founded in 1958, is an employee owned and third generation family operated construction management firm. During the past 63 years, Ajax has steadily grown to become one of the Southeast’s premier contractors. As a part of the STO Building Group family, Ajax’s project experience now extends throughout the United States, into Canada and the UK, and Ireland. Regardless of the complexity or size of a project, Ajax brings innovative solutions to construction challenges and always strives to exceed their client’s expectations. Ajax prides itself on delivering projects that are on time, within budget and possess the highest level of safety, customer service and quality. Ajax is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.