Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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  • Announcing SMACNA's New Board of Directors Candidates

    The slate of candidates has been selected to fill four, 4-year term positions on SMACNA's Board of Directors at the Annual Business Meeting, Wed., Oct. 25, 2017.


  • New LJAB Training – Plan to Attend

    Conducting a Local Joint Adjustment Board (LJAB) hearing can be procedurally and strategically challenging. SMACNA wants to ensure that chapters and LJAB contractor panelists have the information and resources necessary to meet that challenge. SMACNA is offering a new free LJAB training seminar on December 5, 2017. This ½-day training will directly follow the end of the December Council meeting in Tucson, Arizona.


  • Holiday observed

    The SMACNA National offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.


  • Got a $6-million-dollar foreman?

    Just think, what would be possible if we could identify, train, and promote our top talent into $6-million-dollar supervisors?


  • SMACNA welcomes new Associate Members

    SMACNA welcomes new Gold Associate Member DeWalt of Baltimore and new Silver Associate Member PlanGrid of San Francisco.


  • Board approves new strategic plan

    SMACNA’s Board of Directors met and discussed numerous issues and approved an updated Strategic Plan to ensure the SMACNA contractor’s competitive advantage in the marketplace.


  • New apprenticeship order: Will it affect building trades?

    President Trump’s executive order, "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow," signed June 15, will make it easier for businesses—union and non-union—to run apprenticeship programs. But, without a construction industry exception, it could undermine the integrity of union construction apprenticeship programs. It is designed, the White house said, to expand apprenticeships to train people for millions of unfilled jobs. However, unions and those in the unionized construction industry worry that this executive order will make it easier for non-union competition to establish low-cost apprenticeship programs without having any meaningful training component. The executive order directs the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to ...


  • 2017 College of Fellows scholarship winners announced

    SMACNA’s College of Fellows has awarded its 2017 scholarships—five from the College of Fellows and nine endowed scholarships from SMACNA members and chapters.


  • Welcome new SMACNA members

    SMACNA National is pleased to welcome new members.


  • Take action: Voice your concerns to Congress

    Educate your members of Congress on the industry issues that matter. Meet with your lawmakers when they are back in your home district.


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