News Release: March 15, 2021
W. M. Jordan Company was ranked #72 nationally on the Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2021 Top Performerswhich recognizes ABC member contractors’ in safety, quality, diversity, project excellence and special designations, ranked by work hours. The firm is an ABC Accredited Quality Contractor and occupies the top level of Diamond in the ABC STEP Safety Management System.
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.
“Safety remains the top priority at W. M. Jordan Company. I am proud of the job our WMJ Team Members and Trade Partners do each day to ensure the safety of everyone on our project sites. Improving safety through education and communication makes our team and the entire construction industry better,” said Ron Lauster, President of W. M. Jordan Company.
To be eligible, W. M. Jordan Company demonstrated world-class safety performance by achieving Diamond 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 Report. 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 W. M. Jordan Company, and I applaud these industry leaders for setting the standard in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.”
Access the 2021 Top Performers list at abc.org/topperformers.
Since 1958, W. M. Jordan provides construction management, design-build, development, virtual construction, sustainability and contracting services to a diverse clientele in Virginia and the Carolinas. The company offers industry-leading strategies for green initiatives, supplier diversity, virtual and augmented reality, preconstruction services, design-build solutions and public-private partnerships.
W. M. Jordan Company is providing construction management at-risk services to Greenville County Public Schools for additions and renovations to nine schools. Projects are currently underway at Travelers Rest, Woodmont, and Riverside High Schools. The Waters at Oakbrook, a new residential apartment complex in Summerville, is currently in progress. W. M. Jordan Company previously completed several projects across the state, including the 252,000 square foot South Bay Inn & Suites hotel and a senior living campus, Portside at Grand Dunes, both in Myrtle Beach. The addition of Chris to W. M. Jordan’s team will continue to grow the company’s presence in the Greenville area.
W. M. Jordan Company’s unique employee-focused business model is defined by its guiding philosophy of “The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence”, which requires continuous creativity, innovation, and improvement. The firm is dedicated to the concept of lifelong learning, developing future leaders through its corporate intern program, promoting good health and teamwork through its wellness program, and by giving time and resources to the community. Visit www.wmjordan.com for more information.
Media Contact: Jennifer Johnson
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