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July 10, 2020

Providing New Services in a Changing Industrial Market

The COVID-19 pandemic took the father-son team of Ernest J. Menold and Ernie P. Menold, third and fourth generation leaders at Ernest D. Menold, Inc., by surprise. The Menolds are now positioning themselves to help clients comply with new health guidelines.

July 30, 2020

Registration Now Open for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum

Registration for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum, taking place October 13–15, 2020, is now open! Be a part of this unique and interactive digital event!

July 30, 2020

NHF Webcast – Pandemics and Productivity: Quantifying the Impact

This new project study, Pandemics and Productivity: Quantifying the Impact, addresses the productivity impact COVID-19 has had across the sheet metal and HVAC industry.

July 10, 2020

Mobilizing for the Future: Office Technology

SMACNA members are demonstrating ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit by accelerating key competencies, like offsite fabrication, and through critical pivots, like the creation of touchless sinks and providing metal breathing strips for masks.

July 30, 2020

CDC Issues Revised Guidance on Returning to Work After Isolation

Last week the CDC updated the criteria relating to when an employee may return to work.

July 16, 2020

Catch Up on SMACNA’s Federal Contracting Webinar Series This Summer

SMACNA’s Federal Contracting Webinar Series will resume this fall. In the meantime, contractors who missed one or all of the first three webinars in our series can catch up on them over the summer.

July 10, 2020

Mergers & Acquisitions in a COVID-19 Influenced Construction Industry

Economic cycles are not new to business owners. Whether the changes are at the macro or micro level, the business world will continue to ebb and flow no matter what the circumstances. This one however, is different.

July 22, 2020

2020–2021 SMACNA Executive Committee Announced

In a normal year, SMACNA would formally announce the new Executive Committee at the Annual Convention. However, this year has proven to be as far from “normal” as possible.

July 30, 2020

Capitol Hill Update: Composite Plans and Pension Relief

The leaked details of a Republican Senate/White House deal on a COVID relief bill did not include Composite Plans or pension relief for failing plans.

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August 6, 2020

Initial EDGE Conference Speakers Announced

The SMANCA Edge Conference, being held October 13–15, will feature three days of valuable educational content covering a wide range of topics presented by the most recognizable and respected speakers in the industry.

August 6, 2020

OSHA’s Construction Safety Stand-Down Being Held in September

OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be held September 14–18, 2020.

August 6, 2020

Call for December Council of Chapter Representatives Agenda Items

SMACNA invites all Council of Chapter Representatives, including SMACNA Chapter Presidents, SMACNA Chapter Councilors, and SMACNA Chapter Executives, to submit agenda items for the Council of Chapter Representatives meeting scheduled for December 6–8, 2020, in Scottsdale, AZ.

August 6, 2020

Expert Tips for Decision-Making During a Pandemic

Leaders are faced with making tough decisions in the face of COVID-19. Balancing business priorities with worker health, safety and productivity requires thoughtful consideration, and making decisions has become increasing complicated.

August 6, 2020

FDA Updates List of Hand Sanitizers Not to Use

The FDA is urging consumers not to use certain hand sanitizer products it deems ineffective (subpotent), or in some cases, potentially toxic.

August 6, 2020

OSHA: Encourage Employees to Wear Face Coverings

OSHA recently issued FAQs on cloth face coverings to address inaccurate claims that they cause unsafe oxygen or harmful carbon dioxide levels for the wearer.

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