About Us

SCOAR is an autonomous not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for the exchange of information, views, practices, and policies of its various members at the regional level. By fostering innovative and breakthrough thinking on issues related to industrial construction, we aim to improve our members’ business performance. SCOAR’s dedication to learning is unique among associations serving the construction industry, giving you and your company the greatest return on investment for your time and money. Our membership is comprised of industrial facility owners, EPC companies, engineers, general and specialty contractors, labor and material suppliers as well as service suppliers, educators and consultants. SCOAR continues to drive for member company improvement by

  • improving overall cost effectiveness
  • improving construction planning, management, and execution
  • improving the motivation, training and supervision of industry professionals including skilled trades, engineers, and managers
  • improving relationships between owners, engineers, and contractors
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The Vision: To articulate the continued importance of building and maintaining relationships between owners, contractors, suppliers, and industry organizations; and champion new relationships to provide growth and prosperity to members, and the industry.

Tenets

      • To promote workforce education and training as well as effective construction planning and practices.
      • To collectively communicate and interact to assure that the owner and associate members voices are heard and understood.
      • To create and improve positive, cooperative relationships with the construction industry workforce.
      • To provide members with valuable information developed on a national level concerning legislation, safety, training, worker qualifications, and technology.
      • To help you improve safety, quality and cost effectiveness in your company’s construction and maintenance projects.
      • To provide and strengthen the “member’s voice” within the industry and to give members direct involvement in regional construction issues. 
      • To provide a resource for sharing best practices among users and providers of construction.
      • To provide a forum to address mutual issues especially safety, labor relations, productivity improvement, technology, and other cost reduction strategies.
      • To provide an opportunity for members to network on state, and regional issues.