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  • February 2017 SMACNews

    Feb 14, 2017
    Inside this issue: January Board actions: Watch for these new products. New SmartMarket research shows collaboration reduces construction risk. Major tax reform is starting in Congress. PLAs and Davis Bacon are under attack. Control costs with SMACNA’s new “Material and Inventory Management Guide.”
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  • Register for the 2017 Association Leadership Meeting

    Feb 14, 2017
    Don't miss the opportunity to sit down with your fellow chapter officers and SMACNA's senior leadership to discuss the issues affecting your chapter.
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  • Capitol Hill Update: Major tax reform starting in Congress

    Feb 10, 2017
    Leaders in the House and Senate have outlined an ambitious tax reform agenda for the first nine months of the 115th Congress and it appears to require two separate reform packages.
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  • SMACNA January Board actions and highlights

    Feb 10, 2017
    During the coming year, watch for the following products that were reviewed and approved by the Board at their January meeting.
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  • SmartMarket report: Collaboration reduces risk

    Feb 10, 2017
    Three quarters of building owners and contractors have experienced a dispute or claim in the last three years, and nine in ten say increased collaboration can be used to mitigate future risk, according to a new SmartMarket report “Managing Risk in the Construction Industry” from Dodge Data and Analytics. SMACNA served as a research partner on the report.
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  • Still time! Register for Collective Bargaining Orientation, Feb. 23

    Feb 10, 2017
    SMACNA’s 2017 Collective Bargaining Orientation, Feb. 23 in Dallas, will give you the skills, insights, and knowledge you need to step up confidently at the negotiating table during bargaining season. Don’t miss your chance to sign up online on SMACNA’s Labor Relations webpage today.
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  • SMACNA’s new “Materials and Inventory Management Guide”

    Feb 10, 2017
    The new SMACNA “Materials and Inventory Management Guide” provides member contractors with a resource on purchasing and inventory management systems. Whether simple or complex, these systems are a set of rules for deciding when to purchase materials and services and how much to purchase.
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  • College of Fellows reminders: Candidate nominations, scholarship applications due soon

    Feb 10, 2017
    SMACNA’s College of Fellows is now accepting candidate nominations for this distinguished fellowship of industry professionals. Application forms may be found on SMACNA’s College of Fellows Scholarship webpage.
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  • President’s Column: Strategic Leadership: Where are we heading?

    Feb 10, 2017
    Many of us get caught multitasking throughout our day-to-day jobs and have no time to figure out where the market is heading, what new technologies are best, and which road will lead to corporate success. But being a SMACNA member has always had its advantages when it comes to predicting the future.
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  • Interested in creating a safety legacy?

    Feb 10, 2017
    A good reputation goes a long way in building a corporate legacy of excellence. Participating in the SMACNA Safety Excellence Awards Program (SSEAP) year after year can establish a reputation of safety for your company—now and in the future.
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  • Meet the Board: Scott Vidimos of East Chicago, Ind.

    Feb 10, 2017
    New SMACNA Board member Scott Vidimos, president of Vidimos Inc., East Chicago, Ind., has been actively involved in the industry and in helping children in his community for years.
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  • SMACNA welcomes new members

    Feb 10, 2017
    SMACNA National is pleased to welcome new members.
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  • Master your bottom line at SMACNA’s Financial Boot Camp, May 21-24

    Feb 10, 2017
    Enlist in SMACNA’s Financial Boot Camp, May 21-24, in Tempe, Ariz., and your financial and non-financial personnel will gain a better understanding of your company’s finances and be ready to make more informed decisions that affect your bottom line.
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  • Build leaders to meet challenges at Supervisor Training Academy, March 20-22

    Feb 10, 2017
    Your supervisors will learn concrete solutions to real-world problems during SMACNA’s Supervisor Training Academy, March 20-22, in St. Louis. There’s still time to register!
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  • Give an industry shout-out to new members of Congress

    Feb 10, 2017
    Plan to meet your new members of Congress when they are back in your home district this coming year. We need your voice to fight for the concerns vital to the health of our industry.
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  • CAL SMACNA’s Cyndi Marshall recognized for legislative service

    Feb 10, 2017
    Cyndi A. Marshall, executive vice president of the California SMACNA State Association chapter (CAL SMACNA) in Sacramento, was recently recognized with SMACNA’s Special Legislative Service Award for her dedicated legislative and political leadership since entering the industry as a chapter executive more than two decades ago.
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  • Welcome new SMACNA 2017 Associate Members!

    Feb 10, 2017
    SMACNA is proud to welcome these new and returning 2017 Associate Members. SMACNA Associate members have the unique opportunity to develop valuable business partnerships with SMACNA contractors.
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  • Holiday observed

    Feb 10, 2017
    The SMACNA National offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, on Presidents Day.
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  • SMACNA reminders

    Feb 10, 2017
    February 2017: Collective Bargaining Orientation – Feb. 23, Dallas; Business Management University – Feb. 26-March 2, Tempe, Ariz.
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  • NPF Updates FASB Disclosure Information Sheet

    Feb 08, 2017
    Since 2011, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has required disclosure of certain information pertaining to an employer’s participation in multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To assist contractors in complying, many pension plans, including the Sheet Metal Workers’ National Pension Fund (“NPF”) have prepared disclosure statements with their plan’s information.
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