We protect your right to open competition and we champion free enterprise.

  • We are the voice of the merit shop and we accept the responsibility for ensuring your voice is heard.
  • Our National and Maine PACs, along with the Free Enterprise Alliance, focus on supporting candidates who believe in free enterprise and the tenants of our merit shop philosophy.
  •  Our government affairs staff lobbies to keep projects competitive and open to all.

We help you deliver quality work safely.

  • The educational programs through ABC Maine, are developed and taught by experts with real industry experience, raising the talent level of our member firms.
  • Our Apprenticeship Program helps your company build a continuous pipeline of skilled workers and strengthens your employer brand.
  • Our OSHA-recognized Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) establishes a foundation for entering the public works arena, lowers your mod rating and insurance premiums and ensures your workers’ on-the-job health and productivity.

We help you win work and we want you to succeed and be profitable.

  • Our network of Maine chapter member firms is over 180 strong and 22,000 across the country, expanding your network.
  • Our events and networking opportunities connect you with the people you need to know in the industry.
  • Our social media strategy provides exposure for our members.
  • Our connected staff helps you expand your contacts and referral list.
  • Our national business partners provide exclusive member discounts and services, allowing you to run your business efficiently and productively.
  • Our health trust’s highly competitive, low-rate life, medical and dental insurance programs help you attract and retain talented employees.
  • Our professional staff is only an email or a phone call away to answer questions and solve problems so that you can do what you do best … build Maine. 

Workforce Development

Apprenticeship Programs:
Building Construction Craft Laborer
Construction Craft Laborer Level 1

Networking Events

National Conferences
Social Activities and Events
Annual Golf Tournament
Member Get-A-Ways
Merit Shop Series


Safety Training Evaluation Process (S.T.E.P.) Safety Classes and Training
Toolbox Talks


Employment Policies & Law
Legal Webinars
Young Professionals Program

Political Advocacy

ABC Action App Issues
Letters + Testimony to State Agencies
Legislative Updates
Grass Roots Actions Chapter Government Affairs Committee

Discount Programs

Mobile Phones
Fleet Vehicles
Fuel Discounts
Drug + Background Screening
Shipping Services
Benefit Plans
Contract Documents

Business Development

Online Membership Directory
National ABC Construction Awards of Excellence
Chapter News Updates
ABC National Publications