Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


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SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: Western Allied Mechanical

SMACNA visited Western Allied Mechanical (WAM) in Menlo Park, California, home to SMACNA president-elect Angie Simon.
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Rep. LaHood Meets with SMACNA Members at Wrigley Field PAC Event

On Saturday July 20, Representative Darin LaHood (R-IL 18) met with SMACNA members in Chicago, IL. This official PAC event was held at historic Wrigley Field.
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SMACNA Meets with Architecture Students at AIAS Grassroots Conference

SMACNA was on hand at the AIAS Grassroots Conference on Friday, July 19th in Washington DC.
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Reference Manual for Labor Units for Sheet Metal and HVAC

This new cloud-based program provides members with the labor units data required to fabricate and install HVAC materials and equipment.
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House Expected to Pass Pension Rescue Bill: What That Means for Composite Plans

Both Committees have passed H.R. 397, which would establish a government funded Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund for failing multiemployer pension plans. The bill is now ready for House Floor action.
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Ohio Lt. Governor Visits Cleveland Training Center

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted and Randy Gardner, Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, toured the SMART Local 33 Cleveland Training Center on July 8th.
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SMACNA Mid Atlantic and Local Officials Tour W.E. Bowers

On July 11th, member firm W.E. Bowers, in coordination with SMACNA Mid Atlantic, gave an exclusive tour of the Bowers facility in Beltsville, MD.
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SMACNA Announces the 2019 Winners for Safety Excellence

The 2019 safety survey results show that safety and health continue to be a high priority for SMACNA contractors.
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SNIPS Contractor of the Year Award

SNIPS magazine is conducting its first-ever 2019 Ductwork Installation Contractor of the Year award contest.
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SMACNA’s Technical Roadshow Goes to Hawaii

SMACNA took their technical services roadshow to SMACNA Hawai’i, presenting on duct fitting selection and fan system effect to a group of contractors and engineers.
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Let’s Talk Shop Podcast, Episode 4: Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

Joe Isom, vice president (former president), California Sheet Metal, talks about his company's conversion to an ESOP with host Angie Simon, president, Western Allied Mechanical.
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Georgia Sheet Metal JATC Achieves Platinum Level Accreditation

The Georgia Sheet Metal JATC recently earned Platinum level accreditation from the International Training Institute (ITI). Congratulations!
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DOL Opinion Letter Addresses Timekeeping Practice of Rounding

In a recently released Opinion Letter, the U.S. Department of Labor addressed the practice of rounding when tracking employee’s time for purposes of payroll.
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2019 College of Fellows Scholarship Winners Announced

SMACNA’s College of Fellows has officially awarded its 2019 scholarships.
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Notice of SMACNA’s Annual Business Meeting

The Annual Business Meeting of the members of SMACNA will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. This meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas.
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ALERT: DOL Issues Proposed Rule Establishing Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

SMACNA issued a call to action on July 2, 2019 for members to share their comments with the Department of Labor during the 60-day comment period.
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SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: California Sheet Metal

SMACNA visited the west coast for a series of Contractor Spotlight video productions. Our first stop was California Sheet Metal, an employee owned, architectural sheet metal shop based in the San Diego area.
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SMACNA Video: Guy Gast, Waldinger Corporation

SMACNA interviewed Guy Gast, president, Iowa Division, The Waldinger Corporation, on the evolution of SMACNA over the past 75 years.
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SMACNA Launches Redesigned Advocacy Website

The Advocacy pages are now updated to make it easier for members and visitors to learn more about the issues important to them.
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SMACNews Receives Prestigious Publishers Award

SMACNews has been recognized as the best Newsletter Redesign in the publishing industry by the Association of Media and Publishing.