CHICAGO – FCA International is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the 11th-annual CREST (Contractors Recognizing Excellence in Safety Training) Awards, which acknowledges contractors for their safety excellence. Of the companies who entered, 20 earned the right to lay claim to the safest contractor in their respective categories, and 30 other companies finished as Top Finishers. Winners and Top Finishers are now industry-recognized leaders in construction safety.
“The FCA CREST Awards were created to encourage and recognize contractors who have led an effective safety program throughout the year,” explained Anthony Darkangelo, CEO of FCA International. “CREST Award winners and top finishers have proven that protecting their employees is a priority at their company,
and that they are a leader in construction safety.”
The FCA CREST Awards were started in 2011 with a simple mission: encourage and recognize excellence in safety training. Awarded by FCA International (an international contractor association representing more
than 7,000 signatory contractors in the construction industry), winners are objectively selected based on key safety metrics such as years the company has had a safety program, safety training, injury/illness rates,
recordable incident rates, EMR trends, etc. Winners earn the right to say they are the safest contractor in their respective category. Click here to learn more about the CREST Awards.
About FCA International
FCA International represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. FCA membership is comprised of over 7,000 contractors engaged in architectural glass & metal, drywall
finishing, flooring, industrial coating, painting & wallcovering and sign work. FCA contractors share a common mission – to provide their customers with the highest quality craftsmanship. FCA contractor
members work with the best-trained, safest and most productive craftsmen in the industry.
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The Guam office is to function as a leading military hub.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp. (CPSSC), the heavy construction, road and bridge, ground tank, military, and industrial specialty services provider, today announced its expansion into Guam with its first-ever overseas office.
CPSSC chose to establish a permanent forward base of operations in Guam to provide services in the region. The location was strategically determined in response to the United States Department of Defense “Pivot to the Pacific.”
“Opening an overseas location brings me great excitement,” stated Duane Hough, vice president of Southeast operations. “Expanding our facilities allows us to mobilize quickly and efficiently for all projects in the pacific region.”
“Guam is the perfect location, with Department of Defense facilities on the island and is within deployment range of those in the Indo-Pacific area of operations,” continued Hough. “Our new Guam facility houses a complete array of abrasive blasting and coating equipment in addition to a climate-controlled storage capability.”
The Military Readiness Team staff in Florida and Guam collaborated effectively across distance and time zones to establish CPSSC’s official warehouse and office on the island. The Military Readiness Team provided organic support in the execution of projects supporting the Department of Defense in the Indo-Pacific region.
CPSSC is focused on providing the Department of Defense with abrasive blasting and coatings services, hangar remediation, and related support activities for new and existing facilities.
About Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp.
Since 2006, Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp is a leader in heavy construction, specialty services, road and bridge, military, and industrial specialty services. Champion’s mission is to deliver high-performance services to the public and private sectors while maintaining the highest degree of safety, quality, and integrity. With offices in Fort Lauderdale, New York, Indiana, Alaska, Georgia, and Guam, Champion can mobilize quickly for all specialty services needs. The organization has provided its services for more than 15 years throughout the globe.
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The 2019 national winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work for winners are not ranked.
The Best and Brightest Program honored 540 national winning organizations from across the country out of 5,000 nominations. In addition to honoring all national winners, the top 101 highest scoring national winning companies were also announced. Elite awards are presented to the highest winning companies that demonstrated exceptional innovative human resource practices and set high standards for all businesses during this year’s National Best and Brightest Summit. The elite categories include: Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance, and the Best of the Best: Small Business, Medium Business, and Large Business.
With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) have identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.
“With the war on talent hitting the door steps of the Best and Brightest, this achievement means even more than it did a year ago. As we continue to raise the bar, these companies rise to the challenge through cultural innovation, maximizing their workforce potential,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.
The companies that have been selected to be recognized nationally as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® will be featured in the February online edition of Corp! Magazine.
About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego and San Francisco. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com to nominate your organization.
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