ST. LOUIS – The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Midwest Council
announced the winners of its Mad Hatter Awards Gala, April 6th. ASA Midwest Council hosted 422
people, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St. Louis, for the 26th annual event. The award
categories included General Contractor of the Year, Outstanding MEP Subcontractors, Outstanding
Specialty Subcontractors, and Service Provider/Supplier of the Year. The ASA Legacy Award, and GC
Field & Office Employees 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 2018.
2018 Safety Award Winners
- Division I – Murphy Company
- Division II – Vee-Jay Cement Co.
- Division III – Bell Electrical Contractors
- Division IV – Hayden Wrecking Corp.
- Division V – Drilling Service Co.
- Division VI – Pipe and Duct Systems, LLC
“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
Jennifer Church , with United Rentals. ” Our nominees and winners are an extraordinary example of what
is possible when a project team works together towards their common goal.” “Our awards Gala is all
about celebrating excellence in the St. Louis construction industry, and I am truly honored to be serving
as president of the ASA Midwest Council this year.”
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.