Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its 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. From best-in-class safety programs to discounts with leading vendors, ABC has the solutions for merit-shop companies nationwide.
OF CONTRACTS WON
ABC Members won more than half of the value of large-scale federal contracts in 2017.
REDUCTION IN TRIR RATES
The best-performing STEP participants lowered their total recordable incident rate by 87 percent compared to the industry average.
saved with abc discount programs
ABC members & their employees can take advantage of Business Discounts with ABC's Business Partners.
Earn & Learn
As the Illinois craft training leader, classes in our construction programs feature scholarship opportunities and our classes are Department of Labor approved which allows students to become Registered Apprentices.
Whether you choose to get involved to gain networking opportunities opportunities, build your future, increase your organization’s exposure in the construction industry, or give back to the profession, you’ll find a meaningful way to participate in the ABCIL community.
Sign Up For a Program
Spark your career with ABCIL and Learn Your Trade Apprenticeship & Craft Training.
Volunteer & Sponsorships
Get involved and engage your membership by serving on a committee or sponsoring an event.
What are you waiting for? Join the association striving to be the best the construction industry has to offer.