Established in 1918, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is one of the leading associations for the construction industry in the United States. It is a full-service national trade association with a nationwide network of exceptional chapters. The trade association provides a wide range of services to its members for improving the professional standards of the construction industry. The Associated General Contractors of America represents more than 33,000 leading firms in the industry, including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers. The association s membership includes contractors in categories, such as building division, heavy-industrial division, highway-utility division, specialty division and associate members.