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ASA Midwest Council Hosts Virtual Celebration
to Honor Disco Ball Award Nominees & Winners
(St. Louis, MO, July 29, 2020) – The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council announced the winners of its Disco Ball Awards Gala, during a virtual awards ceremony on July 29th. The annual awards gala that was set to take place on March 28th, was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The award categories included General Contractor of the Year, Outstanding MEP Subcontractors, Outstanding Specialty Subcontractors, and Service Provider/Supplier of the Year. The GC Field & Office Employees of the Year were also recognized at the gala. The ASA Midwest Council awarded special safety awards to qualifying ASA members who have achieved work safety excellence in 2019.
2020 General Contractor of the Year
BSI Constructors, Inc.
McGrath & Associates
BEX Construction Services
2020 Outstanding MEP Subcontractor
Boyer Fire Protection
2020 Outstanding Specialty Subcontractor
Vee-Jay Cement Contracting
Golterman & Sabo
2020 Service Provider/Supplier of the Year
J D Kutter
GC Field Employee of the Year
Jeff Bueckendorf, BEX Construction Services
GC Office Employee of the Year
Steve Cronin, Tarlton Corporation
2019 ASA Safety Cup
2019 Safety Award Winners
Division I – Murphy Company
Division II – Vee-Jay Cement Co.
Division III – Professional Installers, Inc.
Division IV –BAZAN Painting Co.
Division V – Parkway Construction Services
Division VI – George McDonnell & Sons
“Being delayed several months, and not having the pleasure of the big dinner gathering, this years’ awards ceremony was anything but conventional. However, the significance of these awards is not reduced, and I am pleased that we were able to continue our tradition of recognizing excellence in the St. Louis area construction industry. ” said ASA-Midwest Council President Richard Russell with Sachs Electric Co. “I would like to congratulate this year’s award winners and nominees for a job well done.”
General contractors were nominated based on bid ethics practice, equitable contract/purchase order provisions, safety policy and practices, payment practices, jobsite supervision, scheduling coordination, subcontractor/vendor relations and administrative procedures/paperwork. Sub-contractors were judged on bid ethics and practice, safety policy and practices, jobsite supervision, communication, scheduling coordination, project relations, administrative procedures/paperwork and quality workmanship. The vendor/suppliers were nominated based on pricing consistency, equitable contract/purchase order provisions, accessibility, timeliness of service/delivery, customer relations and administrative procedures.
The general contractor and subcontractor categories were divided into sub-categories based on sales volume. ASA members nominated and cast votes for the general contractor and service provider/ supplier awards. Past nominees and previous general contractor award winners submitted nominations for the subcontractor categories, which were voted on by previous general contractor winners.