ASA Midwest Council Celebrates Glitter & Gold Awards Gala Winners on April 1st 2017 (St. Louis, MO, April 4, 2017) – The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council announced the winners of its Glitter & Gold Awards Gala, April 1. ASA Midwest Council hosted 366 people, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St. Louis, for the 24th annual event. The gala was capped off by fireworks to celebrate the chapter’s 50th anniversary, and all of the evening’s nominees and winners.
The four categories for awards were General Contractor of the Year, Outstanding MEP Subcontractor, Outstanding Specialty Subcontractor, and Service Provider/Supplier of the Year. The ASA Legacy Award, GC Field & Office Employees of the Year, and Owner 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 2016.
2017 General Contractor of the Year
- Category A BSI Constructors
- Category B Kadean Construction
- Category C LANDCO Construction
2017 Outstanding MEP Subcontractor
- Category A Guarantee Electrical
- Category B Aschinger Electric
2017 Outstanding Specialty Subcontractor
- Category A Flooring Systems, Inc.
- Category B Golterman & Sabo
2017 Service Provider/Supplier of the Year
- Fabick Rents
ASA Legacy Award:
- Tom Heeger, AME Constructors
GC Field Employee of the Year
- Ralph Reckamp, G.S. & S. General Contractors
GC Office Employee of the Year
- Greg Zuzack, LANDCO Construction
Owner of the Year:
- Lodging Hospitality Management (LHM), Robert O’Loughlin
2016 Safety Award Winners
- Division I – Sachs Electric Company
- Division II – PayneCrest Electric, Inc.
- Division III – Kirberg Company
- Division IV – BAZAN Painting Co. and Golterman Sabo
- Division V – Benson Electric AND Drilling Service Company AND Grant Masonry Contracting
- Division VI – American Steel Fabrication AND George McDonnell & Sons
“I would like to congratulate this year’s award winners and thank everyone for their continued support for the ASA-Midwest Council and the St. Louis area subcontractors,” said ASA-Midwest Council President Amy Heeger, with AME Constructors. “Our awards Gala is about celebrating excellence in the St. Louis construction industry. Our nominees and winners are an outstanding example of what is possible when a project team works together towards their common goal.”
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.
Midwest Council The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council is a construction trade association made up of quality specialty contractors and suppliers serving the construction industry and the community in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area and southern Illinois, for the past 50 years. ### GC Field Employee of the Year Ralph Reckamp, G.S.& S. General Contractors GC Office Employee of the Year Greg Zuzack, LANDCO Construction ASA Legacy Award: Tom Heeger, AME Constructors
The Midwest Council’s purpose is to improve the construction process through active participation in education, advocacy and cooperation. For more information about the ASA Midwest Council, visit www.asamidwest.com or contact executive director Susan Winkelmann at 314-845-0855. ASA Midwest Council – Building. Community. for 50 years. Est. 1967