Associated Builders and Contractors announced the members of its second annual Tech Alliance—a consortium of firms that create construction technology and innovative solutions for ABC contractor members, the majority of which primarily perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.
Consisting of 15 companies, the Tech Alliance will leverage technology solutions to help ABC members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.
“These technology allies of ABC are not only leaders in the construction innovation space, but also aligned with our strategic plan in ensuring our members become safer, more profitable and equipped to win more work,” said Matt Abeles, ABC VP of construction technology and innovation. “The world-class products, education and dialogue the Tech Alliance companies deliver to ABC members will help transform the design, build and delivery process.”
The Tech Alliance introduces small and mid-sized contractors and subcontractors to construction technology solutions for bidding, billing, BIM, compliance, connected equipment, CRM, field collaboration, financial management, job costing, job site monitoring, preconstruction, project management, safety analytics, security, service software, subcontractor management and time tracking, among others.
Tech Alliance companies will also collaborate on resources for ABC members, including beta testing, free technology programs and educational webinars, and provide ABC’s 69 chapters with access to technology products used in the field by ABC contractor members.
The 2021-2022 Tech Alliance members are Autodesk, Bespoke Metrics, BuildOps, Flashtract, KPA, myComply, Points North, Procore, ProEst, Safesite, Sage, SmartBuild, StructionSite, SubHQ and Tenna.
In addition to the Tech Alliance, ABC’s second annual Tech Marketplace was recently launched. The Tech Marketplace is comprised of companies that provide construction technology and innovative digital solutions for ABC contractor members to advance and grow their technology strategies, offerings and abilities.
ABC’s Construction Tech and Innovation Committee helps guide future Tech Alliance and Tech Marketplace partnerships, collaborating with the technology community and assisting ABC contractors by meeting the needs of a 21st-century workforce, business model and overall construction industry.