American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc. Wins International Safety Award

crest awards pictureChicago – American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc., a drywall contractor based out of Newton Square, PA, earned an international award for safety excellence this past Friday evening during the FCA International Awards Ceremony in Chicago. The FCA CREST Awards are given by FCA International (an international construction contractor association that represents more than 7,000 signatory contractors throughout North America) to those contractors who prove to be the safest contractors in their respective crafts. This year was American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.'s first entrance into the FCA CREST Awards.

"The FCA CREST Awards were created to encourage and recognize contractors who have led an effective safety program throughout the year," explained Anthony Darkangelo, CEO of FCA International. "CREST Award winners have proven that protecting their employees is a priority at their company, and that they are a leader in construction safety." This was American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.'s first year entering the "Drywall Finishing: 25,001-50,000 hours worked" category. American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc. is led by its president David Ruggieri.

"Safety is one of our key priorities at American Interior Construction & Blinds," said Mr. Ruggieri when asked about the reasons for his success in the CREST Awards. "We make sure we provide the right training and equipment to get our workers home safe."

The FCA CREST Awards were started in 2011 with a simple mission: encourage and recognize excellence in safety training. Awarded by FCA International, winners are objectively selected based on key safety metrics such as years the company has had a safety program, safety training, injury/illness rates, recordable incident rates, EMR trends, etc. Winners earn the right to say they are the safest contractor in their respective category.

About American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.

American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc. is a family-owned company that has been doing retail construction work for over 45 years in the Tri-State area. Our reputation in the Delaware Valley for quality work performed on time and within budget is exemplary. Some of the services we provide include brick, back-up panels, acoustical ceilings, metal & wood stud construction, all forms of millwork, drywall, drywall finishing and plaster work including repairs. Visit for more information.

About FCA International

FCA International represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. FCA membership is comprised of over 7,000 contractors engaged in architectural glass & metal, drywall finishing, flooring, industrial coating, painting & wallcovering and sign work. FCA contractors share a common mission – to provide their customers with the highest quality craftsmanship. FCA contractor members work with the best-trained, safest and most productive craftsmen in the industry.