WALTHAM, Mass. — The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors congratulated Tecta America New England for receiving the Merit Award at the 26th annual Excellence in Construction Awards for their outstanding work on the Maine Mall Project.

Over 250 ABC members gathered at the Westin Waltham Hotel to recognize and celebrate the very best construction projects its companies have to offer. This year's applicant pool was particularly competitive, with each winner selected for the high standards of craftsmanship, safety and quality delivered by talented merit shop workers using the efficient merit shop approach.

"Our companies are committed to providing the highest quality work in a safe and efficient manner,” said ABC MA President Greg Beeman. “Tonight was a great time to recognize their achievements and celebrate the merit shop construction industry as a whole"

ABC’s Excellence in Construction Awards recognize overall excellence in project execution, craftsmanship, safety, innovative elements and challenges, and client satisfaction.

Tecta America New England took home the Merit Award, representing work that stands above the rest, for its roof repair and installation of solar panels at the Maine Mall, the largest shopping mall in northern New England.

The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors is the largest construction trade association in the Commonwealth, representing some 430 local general contractor, subcontractor, and supplier and associate companies that employ more than 20,000 workers throughout Massachusetts.