CNA’s partnership with ASA keeps CNA ahead of industry trends. CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA’s high-quality insurance solutions and claim and risk control services help reduce costs and keep your business secure. CNA’s services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com.
Contact: Justin Willingham
Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $16.7 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 27,000 associates nationwide. Every step of the way, we serve communities and industries by connecting people with expertise and products to power success. Providing world-class customer service is a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through our expansive product selection backed by our knowledgeable associates.
Rhumbix modernizes construction field operations, helping builders go paperless by providing a single source of truth for field data capture. Our Field Intelligence Platform™ is a cloud-based mobile workforce management solution that collects and digitizes data from previously paper-based workflows eliminating surprises between job site reality and the project plan. This ensures all project stakeholders have the best data, when they need it, to make better decisions and draw actionable insights setting a standard for the digital age foreman. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Rhumbix was founded in 2013 by Navy veterans with deep experience in the construction industry and is backed by tier-one investors.
The BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 is our toughest all-terrain tire ever. BFGoodrich knows your work doesn’t wait. That’s why we’re offering more for your business than any other tire brand with our Tradesmen Support Program, supporting trade organizations including the ASA. In March we will begin offering ASA members a $100 discount on a set of four All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires—perfect for trucks, SUVs and Jeeps on any jobsite—as well as a 30-day satisfaction guarantee, roadside assistance for two years and a chance to win a VIP SCORE Baja 1000 experience in Mexico with BFGoodrich.
TBS Capital Funding
Contact: Constance Fraley
(888) 707-5188, Ext. 5010
TBS Capital Funding, a national leader in Accounts Receivable funding and Payment Acceleration, welcomes the honor of being a 2019 Silver ASA sponsor. TBS Capital Funding provides custom finance alternatives that keep growing businesses and subcontractors in control of their working capital.
Our popular Payment Accelerator™ program keeps construction projects running smoothly and on schedule. Our quick-pay solutions help GCs and Subs avoid the stress of unnecessary work stoppages and borrowing money to fund material costs.
TBS Capital Funding focuses on, but is not limited to, four generalized industries: Construction, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, and Staffing. TBS Capital Funding is part of the TBS family-ownership group, which annually provides more than $1 billion in small business funding.
Say hello to strengthened balance sheets and an improved cash flow!
Tradesmen International helps ASA contractor members meet skilled workforce requirements, increase workforce productivity and reduce labor-related costs through custom staffing solutions.
The company has met the skilled labor requirements of commercial, residential and industrial contractors for 25 years. During that time, Tradesmen has remained focused purely on the skilled trades. This ongoing emphasis, coupled with continual advances in their employee recruitment, development and retention efforts, has resulted in one of the construction industry’s leading craft workforces which now exceeds 10,000 employees who emphasize Safety, Productivity and Craftsmanship.
Tradesmen’s National Recruiting Center—comprising experienced recruitment and employee relations professionals—has fortified the company’s vast field recruiting operations, supporting the ongoing effort to combat industry-wide skilled workforce shortages. Together, the center and local office recruiters have grown Tradesmen’s job-ready skilled trade database, covering all trades at all skill levels, into the hundreds of thousands. This depth of resources enables the company to better meet client workforce demand, on a precisely as needed basis, with fully vetted trade professionals who meet specific skill-sets.
The company’s exceptional craft fill-rate percentage on client orders is attributed to the fact that each service representative is thoroughly trained in “Construction Labor Management,” a proprietary curriculum centered on workforce productivity augmentation. Ultimately, reps engage actively in client labor planning sessions, working with client office and site management to better understand their short-and long-term skilled labor requirements. This close partnership enables Tradesmen to better meet an ever-fluctuating labor need by accurately reserving, in advance, trade professionals who meet project specifications.
Tradesmen International has more than 170 locations and can effectively serve every city in all 50 states and Canada through its localized craft employees and their substantial travel-dedicated workforce comprised of an elite force of commercial, heavy industrial and marine trade professionals.
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Kahua is a honored to be a Silver ASA sponsor and a supporter of the subcontractor industry for over 20 years. In The Kahua Network, every member owns their own data, integration and internal business processes. Our members are more agile, operate at a lower risk, and leverage flexibility of the Kahua platform to drive competitive advantage.
Kahua provides collaborative project management solutions that help you connect field with office to streamline all aspects of your business, including new construction, service, maintenance and large program management. In addition, The Kahua Network makes it easy and profitable to connect, collaborate and grow your business with owners and general contractors.
Data sharing is good. Data ownership is better. With The Kahua Network you get more than access to data in someone else’s system—you own your own data and project record for a change.
Competitive advantage means differentiation. The Kahua Network offers out-of-the-box functionality that is easy to implement, but also flexible to be tailored to your unique business requirements.
Change is constant and sometimes abrupt. As the industry’s only true ApaaS featuring a powerful app development environment, The Kahua Network keeps you nimble.
Since 1985, Foundation Software—author and developer of FOUNDATION® job cost accounting, project management and mobile software—has helped contractors improve their accounting, collaboration, reporting, and business processes. Their products and services, which are focused on streamlining a contractor’s back office operations, include the following options:
- FOUNDATION® construction accounting software—a robust system with powerful job costing, payroll, project management, and construction reporting features. Both traditional, on premise software and cloud deployment options are available.
- FOUNDATION mobile®—a Web-based app for remote timecard entry with field log options that works on smart phones, tablets, and other popular handheld devices.
- FOUNDATION Service Dispatch mobile®—an optional, Web-based app that allows service technicians to efficiently manage dispatches from almost any mobile device.
- FOUNDATION eAccess®—a secure portal where employees can have immediate access to their paystub and vacation data anytime, anywhere.
- Payroll4Construction.com is for construction companies who want to completely eliminate the hassle of construction payroll processing, tax filings, and reporting. Powered by FOUNDATION® construction accounting software, Payroll4Construction.com and their staff of construction experts handles everything for you, with specialties in complex union and prevailing wage payrolls.
Foundation Software serves contractors of various trades and sizes. See how FOUNDATION can help your construction business by visiting www.foundationsoft.com/asa/ to watch our free online demo, or call us directly at (800) 246-0800.
Plexxis, a proud ASA Bronze sponsor, provides a complete wall and ceiling solution that unites estimating software, project management, and accounting on one simple system.
Plexxis Software is completely dedicated to the wall and ceiling industry and provides a cradle-to-grave solution that unites drywall estimating software, digital takeoff, construction management software, drywall construction accounting software, managed IT services and mobile apps on one single system. The solution features tools made specifically for every commercial, residential, high rise and industrial scenario.
Raken provides mobile-first technology to streamline field workflows for the construction industry. Raken’s digital toolbox saves superintendents time by allowing them to capture daily reports, time cards, tasks and photos directly from the field with an easy-to-use mobile app. Users leverage Raken on a daily basis, which aggregates their data into branded reports, real-time dashboards and data insights that improve the flow of information from the field it to the office. Additionally, daily reports from various subcontractors are automatically compiled into a Super Daily, providing general contractors with a single, standardized record of the day's events. Raken’s field reporting helps construction companies reduce risk, manage budgets, and improve their bottom line.
Turner, Webcor, Sundt, John W. Danforth, Broadway Mechanical, Cupertino Electric, and thousands of the world’s top general contracting and subcontracting firms use Raken for their field reporting needs. To find out more, visit www.rakenapp.com or call (866) 438-0646.
eSUB’s mobile-first and cloud-based platform empowers your team with real-time access to project information so individuals can make informed decisions and keep projects moving forward at all times. Eliminate paper time cards or daily logs. No longer waste time searching for documents or the constant phone calls tracking down information. Stop spending valuable work-stoppage time waiting for project changes or RFI responses.
With eSUB, users capture information directly from the field to initiate documentation from the office. All information is date and time stamped and stored in a central repository to create a timeline of project activity. More importantly, every data point captured by eSUB, from quantity installed to lost hours and more, delivers real-time insights for proactive project management.
Today, thousands of users trust eSUB’s platform to manage project communication and collaboration on construction projects worldwide. For more information or to schedule a free online demonstration, visit https://esub.com/ or call (800) 493-3782.
NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created by the construction industry to develop standardized curriculum with portable credentials and to help address the skilled construction workforce shortage. NCCER is recognized by the industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for the construction and maintenance craft professional. For more information, visit www.nccer.org or contact NCCER customer service at (888) 622-3720.
Smith Currie specializes in Construction Law with attorneys in multiple states around the country, with many of their attorneys being named to the Best Law Firms and Best Lawyers in America lists. Smith Currie is proud to have recently celebrated their 50th anniversary, and looks forward to working with a growing number of attorneys and clients in the future. For more information, you can vist them at www.smithcurrie.com.
The Commerce Bank Prepaid Expense Card, a prepaid Visa® card, can make expense management easier for any size company. Load and unload funds, control merchant and cash use and more, without the requirements or risk of a corporate credit card. It's ideal for per diem, team and employee travel and supply expenses. Learn more at commercebank.com/expensecard, or contact us at prepaidexpense@commercebank.
Family Business Institute
Historically, family business owners have relied on their own entrepreneurial skills and prowess for success. In instances where they have need for specific expertise, they have sought out traditional advisors (e.g. CPAs, attorneys, bankers, and/or financial planners). Due to their relatively narrow focus, such specialists alone are insufficient for many family businesses because they fail to recognize and deliver solutions that address issues beyond financial or technical components.
Your long term success requires a well-balanced look at not only the typical financial structures of the family business, but also the structures which deal with operations and management of the family owned business and how well or poorly people in the system function together. Our experienced consultants take a unique, collaborative approach that focuses on balancing interpersonal, operational, and financial issues to help family and closely held businesses achieve breakthrough success.
MEMCO is a customer-oriented staffing and payroll firm dedicated to providing high quality services to employers. MEMCO´s services range from providing temporary workers to meet specific job needs, to long-term employee management strategies such as temp-to-perm and payrolling. Our clients utilize MEMCO to perform all employee/payroll related duties thus allowing our clients to focus on their important business operations and escape employment and unemployment hassles, legal obligations, worker compensation insurance nightmares and reporting requirements. With offices in multiple States and Cities, MEMCO has your jobs covered. Please visit us at www.memcostaffing.com for more information on how MEMCO can assist in your employment needs.
We’re one of the nation’s largest electrical supply distribution networks, with over 600 locations across the United States. We distribute just about every piece of equipment that keeps your lights on, your energy flowing and your lifestyle comfortable. Our products—and opportunity—are all around you.
ASA Bronze sponsor Kelar Pacific is pleased to support subcontractors nationwide with the latest AEC technology and services. Our philosophy is to provide the best technology to manage and control projects by maximizing our customers’ efficiency and productivity. With over 35 years in the AEC industry, Kelar Pacific represents the industry leaders including Bluebeam, Autodesk, Primavera, and more. And, we go a step further by using the software we represent and teach to deliver project services.
Kelar Pacific Project Services include:
- BIM modeling
- BIM coordination
- Reality capture for existing conditions using LiDAR and UAV drones
- 4D sequencing
- 5D cost estimating
- CPM scheduling services
- BIM implementation
- Field layout with Robotic Total Stations
- VR / MR reality
Take advantage of the Kelar Pacific team expertise for any size project or technology challenge. www.kelarpacific.com
Since 1970, NCS has been the leader in providing credit professionals throughout the United States and Canada with proactive solutions to secure receivables, minimize credit risk and improve profitability.
With our distinct service groups—Construction, Collection, and UCC—NCS develops customized solutions based on your business model and organizational requirements to Secure Your Tomorrow®. NCS has educated more than 500,000 credit professionals on securing their receivables and reducing their risk through NCS events, resources, and social media. NCS offers Web-based solutions such as LienFinder™, The National Lien Digest©, and LienTracker® Online. These resources help manage credit risk, provide time and information requirements, monitor deadlines and generate notices.
Protect your receivables by partnering with NCS. Contact us to see how we can assist you in developing a mechanic’s lien, collection, or UCC program. Learn more by calling NCS at (800) 826-5256 or visit www.ncscredit.com.
Surety One, Inc. is a surety bond underwriter and managing general agency licensed in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Dominican Republic. It's team of skilled and experienced underwriters are singularly focused on the support of commercial contractors in all industry classes. Surety One clearly understands the competition between contractors, climatic changes, the volatility of material and equipment costs, the cyclical nature of most industries, the scarcity of a qualified and dependable labor pool, and the softening/hardening of credit terms. Surety One considers these factors carefully as it works to extend contractors as much bonding capacity as possible, under the fairest terms.
For more information, contact Constantin Poindexter at (800) 373-2804 or Underwriting@SuretyOne.org.
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