The American Council of Engineering Companies of Ohio is a non-profit trade association comprised of firms that provide a wide array of engineering and other professional services for all types of construction and environmental improvement projects. ACEC Ohio member companies provide services to local, state and federal government agencies, as well as commercial and industrial clients.
The mission of ACEC Ohio is to enhance the economic and regulatory climate for private engineering companies and assist member companies in improving their business management practices so that they may provide high-quality professional services to their clients.
ACEC Ohio is the state affiliate of the American Council of Engineering Companies.
Yesterday's fifth annual ODOT/ACEC Ohio Partnering Conference, held at the Ohio Union in Columbus, was another record-setter in terms of attendance.
ACEC Ohio-backed legislation that prohibits political jurisdictions from imposing local hiring quotas on engineers and contractors has been signed into law by Governor John Kasich.
Legislation that would prohibit local governments from exercising a preference for the type of pipe that is used in water and wastewater projects infringes on the judgment of the professional engineer and should be rejected, ACEC Ohio told state lawmakers last week.
A $2.6 billion, two-year state capital improvements budget, which funds all manner of projects in virtually every county, is taking wings through the Ohio General Assembly.
Fifteen ACEC Ohio members attended the Council's annual convention in Washington, DC, last week and took advantage of the opportunity to meet with most of the members of the state's Congressional delegation to discuss issues of importance to the industry.