|Baton Rouge, La. April 20, 2020 — For the second consecutive year, Turner Industries has been ranked #1 on Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) 2020 Top Performers lists, which recognize ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence ranked by work hours.|
“We are so honored to be recognized by an organization that we have been a part of for decades. Our peers on this list are all a class above the market. Now we all need to lean into the future together and add technology and innovation to the excellence we deliver daily,” said Turner Industries President Stephen Toups.
“ABC Top Performers demonstrate the highest commitment to world-class safety, craftsmanship, workforce development and community engagement in the merit shop construction industry,” said Michael Bellaman, president and chief executive officer of ABC. “These rankings highlight companies that are leading our industry as we adopt innovative technologies, tackle industry-wide challenges such as the workforce shortage and embrace the opportunities of a new decade.”
To be eligible, Top Performers demonstrated world-class safety performance by achieving Gold status or higher in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System, which makes the top-performing contractors up to 827% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics industry average, according to the ABC 2020 Safety Performance Report. The Top Performers were ranked by size based on the number of hours worked in 2018, as reported in their 2019 STEP applications.
Providing ‘One Solution for Your Success’ and documented cost-savings in industrial construction, maintenance, turnarounds, fabrication, equipment and related specialty services, Engineering News-Record ranks Turner Industries as one of the top contractors in the nation and #1 in maintenance in petroleum. The company has for the past two consecutive years been ranked the #1 Top Performer in the U.S. by Associated Builders and Contractor. Turner Industries is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and has facilities throughout the United States.