Nashua, New Hampshire, January 11, 2022— DECCO, Inc. of Nashua, New Hampshire has announced it has achieved the Accredited Quality Contractor credential from Associated Builders and Contractors. Only 229 of the nation’s elite merit shop construction contractors earned the credential in 2020.

“We are honored to receive this accreditation,” notes Kyle Reagan, CEO, DECCO, Inc.   “Our employee partners have worked tirelessly to raise the bar each day.   This achievement is a direct reflection of their commitment to DECCO’s core values.”

Launched in 1993, ABC’s AQC program provides recognition to world-class construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas:

  • Quality
  • Talent management
  • Craft and management education
  • Community relations, inclusion, diversity, and equity
  • Safety performance – in earning the AQC credential, each member company commits to world-class safety by achieving Gold, Platinum or Diamond level in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System.

“Accredited Quality Contractors are the types of companies I want to work for and do business with because of the priority placed on world-class safety, culture, workforce development, innovation, diversity and quality,” said 2021 ABC National Chair of the Board of Directors Steve Klessig, vice president of architecture and engineering, Keller Inc., Kaukauna, Wisconsin. “Congratulations to the leadership and employees of DECCO, Inc. for your daily commitment to corporate and community service; you exemplify the merit shop philosophy and what’s best about ABC membership.”

About ABC: Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at

About DECCO, Inc.:  DECCO, Inc. is a trusted mechanical contractor providing specialized construction, maintenance, and piping fabrication services to leading biopharmaceutical, technology, and industrial clients throughout New England. As one of first in New England to apply advanced welding technologies for biopharmaceutical process systems, DECCO wrote the welding standards for validated piping systems that continues to be utilized today by the FDA and BPE. DECCO is a privately held company with 200-plus employees and an 88-year history of safety, quality, service, and commitment to craft professionals that has become a hallmark of the DECCO brand.  Visit us at for more information.