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EV Named to ABC's 2020 Top Performers List

Elzinga & Volkers Named to ABC’s Top-performing U.S. Commercial and Industrial Construction Contractors List


March 10, 2020—Elzinga & Volkers Construction of Holland, MI was ranked 112th on Associated Builders and Contractors’ 200 Top Performers list for 2020, which recognizes ABC member contractors’ achievements in safety, quality, diversity and project excellence, ranked by work hours.

Published as a supplement to Construction Executive magazine, the ABC Top Performers lists identify the Top 200 Performers, Top 120 General Contractors, Top 30 Electrical Contractors, Top 20 Plumbing/HVAC Contractors and Top 30 Specialty Contractors, all of which have earned the elite Accredited Quality Contractor credential, as well as the Top 75 Performers With Special Designations.

“We constantly strive to be world-class in all that we do, we deeply appreciate the designation as a Top 200 Performer from ABC,” shared Mike Novakoski, President and CEO of Elzinga & Volkers. “Congratulations to all of our peers that received the nod as well, kudos to a job well-done.”

To be eligible, Elzinga & Volkers 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. ABC members that earn the AQC credential certify their commitment to quality, safety, craft and management education, talent management, diversity and community relations.

“ABC Top Performers are the best large contractors in the merit shop construction industry, demonstrating the highest commitment to world-class safety, craftmanship, workforce development and community engagement,” said Michael Bellaman, president and chief executive officer of ABC. “These rankings identify contractors like Elzinga & Volkers that will continue to lead our industry as we adopt innovative technologies, tackle industry-wide challenges such as the workforce shortage and lead us into a new decade.”

Access the 2020 Top Performers list at

ABC Western Michigan General Contractor National Award Top 200