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February 27, 2019

Diversification is Key in Northern Ontario

Diversification has ultimately been a great business strategy for Lopes Limited. The Northern Ontario, Canadian SMACNA company started out in 1976 as a small sheet metal shop operating out of a garage.

February 27, 2019

Australian Contractor Involved in Landmark Projects

Australian sheet metal contractor A.G. Coombs has been involved in some of the largest and most high-profile HVAC projects in the land down under.

March 13, 2019

Majestic Steel Learns How Steel is Used in Training

Representatives from Majestic Steel recently visited the Cleveland Joint Apprenticeship Training Center (JATC) with members of SMACNA-Cleveland.

February 27, 2019

From the President - How the World Shapes Our Outlook

The more I travel, the more I notice the outside world impacting contractors in our space.

February 27, 2019

Capitol Hill Update: SMACNA Weighs in on House Retirement Security Hearing

Many SMACNA issues and priorities continue to percolate, including multiemployer pension reform and procurement reforms.

March 6, 2019

Meet 2019 Annual Convention Keynote Speaker Gordie Brown

SMACNA is proud to announce the 2019 Annual Convention keynote speaker will be Gordie Bown.

March 13, 2019

National Ladder Safety Month

March is National Ladder Safety Month in the United States. SMACNA would like you take a few minutes to fully review ladder safety in your offices and job sites.

March 13, 2019

2019 Business Management University a huge success

Business Management University (BMU) has consistently been one of SMACNA’s most popular courses and this year was no different as it once again reached full capacity.

March 6, 2019

Rep. Bacon Discovers How Arizona JATC Trains the Best Workforce

U. S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-2nd-Nebraska) recently toured SMACNA Arizona’s state-of-the-art local Joint Apprenticeship Center (JATC) in Phoenix.

March 6, 2019

SMACNA Celebrates Women in Construction

SMACNA National, as well as many members and chapters, celebrated the week by highlighting the efforts and contributions of their female members and employees.

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March 21, 2019

Successful People Practice these 12 Time Management Hacks

We all know someone successful who manages to work a stressful job, manage a busy family schedule, and yet somehow, they are able to volunteer at a local charity while getting a good eight hours of sleep every night.

March 21, 2019

2019 Association Leadership Meeting Highlights & Recap

New for 2019, chapter executives were invited to join chapter presidents, president-elects, vice presidents, and SMACNA national staff at the SMACNA Association Leadership Meeting.

March 21, 2019

Five Pillars Works in Basketball, but at an Association? You bet!

Tony Bennett, UVA’s highly successful basketball coach has taken the Cavaliers to four straight #1 seeds in the NCAA basketball championships.

March 20, 2019

How to Write for the Web

In 2006, the Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g) published one of the most cited eyetracking studies focusing on how people read on the web. What does this mean when writing (and designing) for the web?

March 20, 2019

FOREIGNER is 2019 Convention Headline Entertainment

SMACNA proudly announces that the 2019 Annual Convention headline entertainment act is one of the best-selling bands of all time, FOREIGNER.

March 20, 2019

Partners in Progress: Partnerships Light the Way

This latest issue of Partners in Progress magazine takes a look at the enduring partnerships between management and labor, collaborations that are bringing about positive change on several fronts.

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