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  • Architectural Metal New! Architectural Metal Newsletter, Spring 2016

    Read about: MG McGrath created an eye-catching health care facility. Survey reveals where architects are bullish. CASS architectural experts restored the Michigan State Capital roof. How ASM revived the Basilica of St Louis. Robotics are allowing A. Zahner Co. to focus on craftsmanship.


  • News Last minute details for National Issues Conference, May 10-12

    There’s not a second to lose, register for the QCA National Issues Conference, May 10-12, in Washington, D.C., on SMACNA’s Advocacy Web page today! We are at the Georgetown Marriott this year. Rooms are extremely limited.


  • News Daniel Rodriguez: From the edge of war to victory on the football field

    U.S. soldier, Purple Heart winner, and Bronze Star winner Daniel Rodriguez has endured an incredible journey. After surviving the bloodiest clash in Afghanistan, he left the military and walked on the Clemson football field to fulfill a promise to a friend who died on the battlefield.


  • News April 2016 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: New OSHA silica construction standard. Mastering the new era of customer service. Introducing new SMACNA business software database. SMACNA contractors recognized for leadership.


  • News Paid sick leave: Make union contractors exempt

    Arguing for an exemption for unionized construction contractors, SMACNA commented on President Barak Obama’s proposed new rule on mandatory paid sick leave for federal contractors.


  • News President’s Column: An unbeatable opportunity to learn from others

    I know it’s only April, but I can’t help but share my enthusiasm for this year’s Annual Convention in Phoenix, the Valley of the Sun, Oct. 16 through Oct. 19.


  • News Volunteers Needed

    Nominations are now being accepted for SMACNA's volunteer-driven Committees and Task Forces.


  • News SMACNA Board of Director Nominations

    The Director Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for SMACNA's Board of Directors. This year there are 4 openings, all U.S. positions and all for a 4-year term. Interested candidates should submit their application online before the deadline of Friday, June 10, 2016.


  • News National Issues Conference: Time to get on board

    The QCA National Issues Conference is scheduled for May 10-12, at a new venue hotel, the Georgetown Marriott. The main program is at the Newseum on Wednesday. You can influence the outcome of Congressional deliberations by your involvement and presence in Washington, D.C.


  • News New! Industrial Insights Newsletter

    Inside the Spring 2016 issue: UMEC does some seriously heavy lifting. The Industrial Market Outlook is looking pretty good. Duct Fabricators helps clean up Lake Erie. What’s up for contractors in the nuclear market? Learn how the Power Act will affect you. All this and more in the new Spring 2016 Industrial Insights Newsletter.


  • News March 2016 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: Convention registration opens April 1. The secrets of IPD explained. Help straighten out Washington. Landmark airport construction bill introduced. Legendary Doobie Bros. headline convention.


  • News Produce a better product with Integrated Project Delivery

    A “teamwork” approach to managing projects, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is based on the principle that when all parties working on the same project—architects, engineers, contractors—collaborate together toward shared goals, it creates a better product.


  • News President’s Column: Bring on the championship season

    Are you ready for spring training? As professional baseball players train each spring to win ball games, we SMACNA members must train to win the day in Congress. Our QCA National Issues Conference, May 10-12, is right around the corner, and we need your help. I hope you are planning to attend and boost our team effort on the Hill. (See related article "National Issues Conference: Time to get on board.")



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