Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


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Registration for the SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention is Now Open

This year’s convention will be held at the upscale JW Marriott in Austin, Texas and will be the grand finale of SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary.
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SMACNA’s Technical Services Team Travels to British Columbia

SMACNA’s technical services department traveled to British Columbia to present an intensive one-day program on SMACNA’s Technical Standards.
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New Mexico Becomes the First State to Institute Life Saving Legislation

This legislation makes New Mexico the first state in the United States to ensure that fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems are properly tested and inspected in accordance with NFPA standards.
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Construction Career Fair Boosts Union Trades

More than 450 students from 25 schools in southern Wisconsin attended the 16th Annual Building Trades Council’s Careers in Construction Fair.

2019 State of SMART-SMACNA Labor/Management Cooperation Survey

This survey is an ongoing effort to assess the perceived value of labor/management cooperation, find success stories, and ensure that the 2020 Partners in Progress Conference provides value.
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2019 SMACNA College of Fellow Golf Outing sponsorships are now available

Golf has long been one of the most popular pastimes at SMACNA events, and the annual College of Fellows Golf Outing is no exception.
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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.
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SMACNA’s 2019 Collective Bargaining Orientation Recap

Held on March 12 in Dallas, Texas, the goal of the 2019 Collective Bargaining Orientation was to prepare contractors and chapter executives for their upcoming collective bargaining sessions.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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Meet 2019 Annual Convention Keynote Speaker Gordie Brown

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

OSHA Form 300A Deadline Reminder

Many SMACNA members who are required to electronically submit data for the calendar year 2018 from their Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) must do so by March 2.
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NPF 2018 Disclosure Available

Most contractors are required by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to provide information pertaining to their participation in multiemployer defined benefit pension plans in their annual financial statements.
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School Energy Efficiency: Everyone Wins

Once again SMACNA is encouraging Congress to pass legislation that promotes energy efficiency and healthy indoor learning environments.
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Acquire the Right Skills to Lead

According to Kurt Mattson, vice president of DeKalb Mechanical, the interactive business-game, GlobalTech, was by far the best classroom training he has ever experienced.
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Your Legislative Agenda Matters

Discounts end soon for the 2019 CEA National Issues Conference, May 7 to 9.

New Lean Contract Doc Discount

The Lean Construction Addendum CD305, published by the ConsensusDocs Coalition, uses lean tools and processes without an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) agreement.