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September 8, 2020

Contractor Goes Big with Air Force Corrosion Control Facility Upgrade

Matherly Mechanical’s facilities upgrade at Tinker Air Force Base is big on numbers. Read on for some of the notable ones.

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.

May 12, 2020

Symptoms of a Slowdown?

The spread of a highly contagious virus has forced many industrial SMACNA contractors to adapt to a suddenly uncertain future.

March 25, 2020

Get the Latest Industry-Related COVID-19 Updates on SMACNA.org

Visit www.SMACNA.org/covid-19 for continuous updates on how COVID-19 is affecting our industry.

March 13, 2020

Mobilizing for the Future: Shop Technology

Many contractors are turning to offsite construction to improve productivity and ensure that workers can build in the best possible environments while maximizing safety and project efficacy.

March 13, 2020

Partlan-Labadie Continues to Provide Critical Solutions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is building two new paint shops in Michigan, and SMACNA contractor Partlan-Labadie Sheet Metal Company of Oak Park, Mich., is a crucial part of that growth.

March 13, 2020

On the Cutting Edge

Laser cutting equipment is steadily making its way into the sheet metal shops of SMACNA members—especially those whose businesses extend beyond HVAC ductwork into other types of specialty fabrication.

January 6, 2020

Meticulous Planning Is Key to Success in Occupied Facilities

Bel-Aire Mechanical expanded manufacturing capabilities at a Phoenix, Ari. medical technology manufacturing facility.

December 12, 2019

Industrial Ventilation Outlook and Opportunities

At the 2019 Industrial Contractors Forum, Jay Bowman of FMI presented on Industrial Ventilation Outlook and Opportunities.

October 8, 2019

Vidimos working to suppress explosions in Industrial Facilities

Combustible dust disasters have led to dozens of deaths and injuries and extensive damage.

August 28, 2019

SMACNA Contractor ‘Zips Up’ Conveyor Project for International Agriculture Company

Vidimos, Inc., a heavy-gauge steel and ductwork fabrication contractor, was hired by Cargill to replace part of a 170-foot-long, 30-year-old conveyor that transports up to 90,000 bushels of grain per hour.

June 25, 2019

2019 ‘Young Executives’ are Driving the Industry Forward

This month we showcase a special group of up-and-coming young executives who are making their mark on the industry.

June 25, 2019

Duct Fabricators Plays Key Role in Cleveland Infrastructure Project

SMACNA contractor Duct Fabricators won three awards for their work on the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.

May 21, 2019

SMACNA Contractor’s Supersized Duct Delivers for California Hospital

The Sutter Women’s and Children’s Hospital project in Sacramento, California, was headed for disaster in the preconstruction phase in 2009. SMACNA contractor Air Systems Service and Construction (ASSC) of Sacramento was part of the winning team when the project was rebid under an Integrated Project Delivery model.

April 17, 2019

Canadian Firm Revamps Plant Exhaust System

Trade-Mark Industrial Inc. of Cambridge, Ontario is flourishing in Canada’s booming economy. Trade-Mark has approximately 1,200 men and women in the field in locations as far west as Manitoba and the United States.