Karsten Receives National Excellence in Construction Award From Associated Builders and Contractors for The ION


Karsten Interior Services has earned a national Excellence in Construction® Pyramid Award for their scope of work on The ION, presented during ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio, on March 16 2022. The EIC awards are the construction industry’s leading national competition that honors general and specialty contractors for world-class, safe and innovative construction projects from across the nation.

“For many years, ABC has been honored to award outstanding construction projects like The ION by Karsten Interior,” said 2022 National Chair of the ABC Board of Directors Stephanie Schmidt, president, Poole Anderson Construction, State College, Pennsylvania. “Through hard work on this project, Karsten shows the value of teamwork, overcoming challenges and creativity on the jobsite.” The EIC award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects are judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation and safety.

A panel of industry experts served as the competition’s judges. This year’s judges included representatives from the Smithsonian Facilities Construction Division, Construction Management Association of America, Engineering News-Record, Design-Build Institute of America, University Research Institute and various construction-related firms nationwide.

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