Associated Builders andContractors


Associated Builders and Contractors: Construction Project. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

Why Join ABC New Mexico?

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) is the largest open shop construction trade association in the United States. With a network of state organizations and local chapters, and a strong National Office, ABC is the only organization that can serve Contractors and Subcontractors in all trades (as well as Suppliers and Associates) who want to conduct their business in an unrestricted market. The ABC New Mexico Chapter represents contractors from New Mexico.

Chapter Priorites for your ABC Membership

Founded on the merit shop philosophy, Associated Builders and Contractors helps its members win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work.

Helping You Win Work

ABC New Mexico Chapter makes it easier to meet the people you need to know in the industry, whether it’s a networking event or a one-on-one lunch with an owner. ABC NM facilitates those critical meetings and helps get you in touch with the right people to help you grow your business.

Delivering Work Safely

If safety isn’t important in your company then ABCNM membership is not right for you. Our Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) is a proven tool helping you get work, lower your mod rating, save you money on your worker’s compensation premium, and most important, help all your workers go home safely to their families every night. ABCNM is an ally in building a safer workplace.

Our safety programs help members maintain safer and more productive jobsites – a critical need in the industry! OSHA recognizes ABCNM’s Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program as a leader in improving company loss prevention plans. Whether your company is initiating a safety program for the first time or looking to make the jump into a world-class program – ABCNM’s STEP program will provide you with a valuable road map to success.

Delivering Work Ethically

Training: Having a trained and skilled workforce will help you deliver your project to the best of your ability. We have a state and federally approved apprenticeship program in five trades: carpentry, sheet metal, electrical, plumbing and drywall.

Public Works Compliance: We are your labor compliance experts! Our staff can answer your prevailing wage questions. We offer one-on-one training as well as company-wide training. We will help you ensure you are complying with the law.

Government Affairs: You need to know the law in order to comply with it. ABCNM is focused on your best interests and on maintaining fair and open competition for merit shop contractors like you.

Subheadline: Ensuring profitability

ABCNM knows you started your company to make a profit, to benefit your family and your community.

Get exclusive discounts with ABC’s National Business Partners! ABC partners with a variety of national service companies, helping members run their businesses efficiently and productively.

National Programs

Accredited Quality Contractor

The Accredited Quality Contractor credential publicly recognizes and honors construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas of corporate responsibility

ABC Insurance Trust

ABC members have a wide range of employee benefits, including dental, health, vision, life and disability insurance.

Peer Groups

ABC’s peer groups offer like-minded business owners to share ideas with the goal of improving their businesses.

Awards and Recognition

There are several annual awards, recognitions, competitions and clubs to participate in at the national level.


Congratulations to our 2024 Champions of Merit Award Winners!

40-Year Champions of Merit

Kaufman Fire Protection Systems

30-Year Champions of Merit

Metalcrafters of Albuquerque, Inc.

25-Year Champions of Merit

Fairway Inc.; Mick Rich Contractors, Inc.; Territorial Scaffold, Inc.

20-Year Champions of Merit

Dallago Corporation; Hays Plumbing & Heating, Inc.; Jackson Lewis, PC

10-Year Champions of Merit

CH Mechanical, LLC; RHOADS CO.

5-Year Champions of Merit

AMI Mechanical Corporation; APIC Solutions, Inc.; Baca Lightning Protection; Bergelectric Corp; Morgan’s Constructive Solutions LLC; NAI Sun Vista Commercial Real Estate; Old Dominion Insulation, Inc.; Prime Builders, LLC; Red Seven Electric