Franklin Lakes Contractor Receives Industry Award

Oak Electric Co., Inc. has been named an "Accredited Quality Contractor" by Associated Builders and Contractors for its demonstrated commitment to excellence in four areas of corporate responsibility: safety, training, employee benefits and community relations.  The contractor is a member of the Northern NJ Chapter of ABC. The award was presented by Congresswoman Marge Roukema and Chapter President Lou Ofsevit, during the association's local chapter meeting last night at the Marriott in Saddlebrook, NJ.

The company joins an elite group of construction firms from across the country that have been similarly honored since the program's inception in July.   The AQC program represents a major effort by the association to document and publicize all the good that contractors contribute to not only the economy but to there communities as well.

In presenting the award to Michael Coscia, the association's chapter president Lou Ofsvit, praised the company for its outstanding record of commitment to the safety and welfare of its employees and for his involvement within the community.

Michael Coscia said that he " wanted the public to know that we care about our employees and the community in which we work.  And , we are prepared to demonstrate that trust through our deeds and accomplishments.   We also want the public to know that we are committed to providing our employees, now and in the future, with skills they need to work safely and productively on the job site."

To qualify for AQC status, a contractor must document his company's activities in the four major areas to a review committee at the ABC national office in Washington,  D.C.

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction organization representing 21,000 construction and construction-related firms in 80 chapters across the United States.