ABC and Launch New Internet Business Tools for Contractors

The partnership's goal is to expand construction contractors' visibility by showcasing their qualifications and industry relationships directly to industry buyers via the Internet.

Washington, D.C. -- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and announced the expansion of, ABC's online member directory, providing construction users with member company listings including current and completed project portfolios, insurance coverage and bonding capacity, licenses and certifications and client portfolio ratings.

This comprehensive directory is part of the much larger strategic partnership formed between ABC and in March 2010 with the goal of expanding construction contractors' visibility through showcasing their qualifications and industry relationships directly to industry buyers via the Internet. The detailed information displayed in each company's profile answers the most common questions asked by today's buyers.

"'s goal is to create a new industry standard for construction firms to qualify and market to each other through online tools such as ABC's and our own website,," said Coty Fournier, CEO of "'s technology provides a comprehensive web profiling system for the commercial construction industry that easily connects buyers and sellers of construction services."

"This new partnership doubles the exposure of ABC member firms through's technology, expanding member firms' exposure to a wider variety of prospective customers on both sites," said Todd Mann, ABC's chief operating officer. "These online resource directories are great business development tools for companies seeking contacts and business partners, particularly in this challenging economic environment."

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 77 chapters representing 25,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms with two million employees. To find out more about ABC, visit is a privately held company located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It is funded by active construction titans that saw the value in creating a better way to promote and prequalify companies throughout the commercial construction and design industry. To learn more, visit