Architecture Billings Growth Slows
Architecture firm billings growth slowed in October but remained positive for the 13th consecutive month, according to The American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Contractor Video: Born to Build
SMACNA is showcasing interesting and effective contractor videos that catch our eye. M.G. McGrath pushes the limits on their technology, people, pride and passion for who they are and what they do.
Partners in Progress November 2018 Issue
The latest issue of the Partners in Progress magazine talks about addressing workforce issues and programs to recruit, train, and retain talented individuals. Find out what lies ahead for the 2020 Partners in Progress Conference and more.
SMACNA Insight on High-Performance Air Systems
A well-designed high-performance air system can provide a building with an efficient solution. Learn more in the fall 2018 edition of the AMCA inmotion Journal cover story, co-authored by SMACNA's Mark Terzigni.
FMI Study - Big Data Helps Firms Succeed
Big data presents unique challenges for the engineering and construction (E&C) industry, and many organizations are either unprepared for or are overwhelmed by the magnitude of information.
SMACNA Video Interview: Al LaBella
Get to know Al LaBella, owner of Blue Diamond Sheet Metal, in Medford, New York, and a future SMACNA President. He talks about coming from outside the industry—he was a teacher—and how SMACNA’s business management education programs served as his master’s degree in sheet metal.
SMACNA Video: Scott Vidimos
Scott Vidimos, president, of Vidimos Inc. in East Chicago, Indiana, reflects on running an industrial sheet metal company in the highly industrialized area of Indiana.
SMACNA Video: Bernie Antchak
Bernie Antchak, operations manager, of NW Sheet Metal in British Columbia, Canada, talks about the challenges of moving and running a full-service sheet metal shop that performs both manufacturing and contracting.
NLRB Proposes Joint-Employer Test Rule Change
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced a proposed rule that would change the standard for determining when companies may be held liable for labor law violations committed by subcontractors.
SMACNA Invited to White House
SMACNA CEO Vince Sandusky participated in a White House ceremony, along with Stromberg Metal Works CEO President Jerry Robinson and two apprentices, to celebrate the American worker.