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  • News HVAC Systems Expertise newsletter now available

    Learn how SMACNA contractor ACCO is playing offense with Levi's Stadium, read about Southland's stunning work on the National African American History Museum, discover how prefab can make you more successful, find out how jobs are jumping in Detroit, and more—in the latest issue of SMACNA's HVAC Systems Expertise.


  • News September 2015 SMACNews now available

    Learn about the new projects SMACNA has on the horizon. Are you ready for OSHA’s new Confined Spaces rule? Find out who pays when an apprentice is injured during training. This year’s Safety Survey reports lowest incidents ever. Learn more in the September 2015 issue of SMACNews.


  • News President’s Column

    Analyzing future opportunities for SMACNA members is a responsibility SMACNA’s Board of Directors takes seriously. At the recent board meeting a presentation on future market projections from Kirk Thorne, executive vice president of sales, marketing, and aftermarket, of Daikin Applied generated some thought-provoking discussion.


  • News New mobile app personalizes your convention experience

    SMACNA’s exciting new mobile event app will make your convention experience easier, personalized, and more rewarding.


  • News Announcing SMACNA's New Board Candidates

    The Director Nominating Committee met Tuesday, July 28th to determine the slate of candidates to fill five open positions on SMACNA's Board of Directors; four U.S. seats and one Canadian (Central) seat, all for 4-year terms.


  • News NPF hires new administrator

    After conducting an extensive nationwide search, the Trustees of the Sheet Metal Workers’ National Pension Fund (NPF) have announced the appointment of Lori Wood as executive director of the NPF. Ms. Woods replaces Marc LeBlanc who will retire on June 30, 2015.


  • News Supreme Court religious discrimination decision: What it means for contractors

    The Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding a young woman who was denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch after she came to a job interview wearing a headscarf provides some important lessons for contractors, especially those with dress code policies.


  • News July 2015 SMACNews now available

    Mid-Year Report: SMACNA’s Top Accomplishments—2015 Safety Winners—Council Highlights—Early Bird Convention Deadline


  • News President’s Column

    SMACNA President Thomas Szymczak spoke at the SMART Business Agents' Meeting in July. Following are his remarks.


  • News President’s Column ̶ I’m finding trained supervisors in short supply. Are you?

    Szymczak Supervisors are one of the most important employees on the construction team. As we recover from the recession, we have found we need to hire and train more of these key people.


  • Resource Convention Brochure: Sneak Peek

    SMACNA’s Annual Convention printed brochure should arrive in your mailbox any day now. However, we want to give you a sneak peek at the brochure online.


  • News Discover the latest Architectural Metal newsletter

    Learn how SMACNA contractor A. Zahner fabricated the façade for the National September 11 Museum, how Van-Mulder Sheet Metal revitalized a historic glass-walled building, how San Diego’s latticework metal dome catches the light, and more.


  • News National Issues Conference: SMACNA contractors press pension solutions in Congress

    SMACNA contractors learned the most recent developments on pension reform, energy efficiency, infrastructure, procurement, and federal workforce issues from policymakers and experts at the 2015 National Issues Conference in Washington, D.C.



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