ABC Carolinas Names O'Neal GC of the Year

ABC Carolinas Names O'Neal GC of the Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – August 2, 2011 – Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas has named O'Neal, Inc., its General Contractor of the Year.

O'Neal, an integrated design and construction firm with offices in Atlanta, Greenville, and Raleigh, was recognized for its outstanding business practices and service to the industry. O'Neal will be officially honored during the ABC Carolinas Construction Conference Aug. 4-6 in Charleston.

"Being recognized by peers in our profession makes us extremely proud and honored. We are proud to be the only general contractor in North or South Carolina to achieve this distinction," said Kevin Bean, O'Neal president and CEO. "We have assembled a strong, growing team of project delivery professionals that create cost-effective capital solutions for our customers. This honor is a reflection of the hard work of our employee-owners, and we are grateful that ABC recognized us."

"O'Neal and their employees represent what ABC stands for: Free Enterprise and The Merit Shop Philosophy," said Doug Carlson, president and CEO of ABC Carolinas Chapter. "O'Neal supports ABC's mission with passion and integrity and is a leader in our industry, not a follower."

ABC Carolinas is the local chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., a national organization of more than 24,000 firms in 78 chapters across the United States.

About O'Neal, Inc.:
O'Neal, Inc., is an integrated design and construction firm that specializes in project delivery. For 36 years, O'Neal has been successfully delivering capital projects in the automotive, pharmaceutical/biotech, process chemical, manufacturing, energy, and pulp and paper markets worldwide. The company, founded in 1975, is headquartered in Greenville, S.C., with additional offices in Atlanta, Ga., and Raleigh, N.C. For information, please visit

About ABC:
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) is a family of contractors, suppliers, and industry professionals seeking to promote and improve the image of construction and address the many issues facing the industry.

The Carolinas Chapter promotes equality amongst construction managers, general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers, and industry professionals. With one voice our members seek to improve the construction industry as a whole. For information, please visit