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SMACNA Insight on High-Performance Air Systems

A well-designed high-performance air system can provide a building with a cost-effective and efficient solution.
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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.
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Accepting Nominations to the College

SMACNA’s College of Fellows formally welcomed eight new members during SMACNA’s Annual Convention last month in San Diego, California.
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Congratulating Another Class of SMART Heroes’ Vets

Thirteen members of the United States military graduated as the seventh class of the SMART Heroes program last month at the Western Washington Sheet Metal training center, in DuPont, Washington.
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SMACNA Launches Daily Newsletter for the Entire Construction Industry

Earlier this week SMACNA introduced Executive News Brief, a free, daily e-newsletter for SMACNA members and industry professionals.
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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.
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SMACNA Video Interview: Bob Tuck

Bob Tuck, president of Atlas Heating & Air Conditioning Company, in Oakland, California, wishes SMACNA a happy 75th anniversary and shares the secrets to his 110-year-old firm’s longevity.
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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.
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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.
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New Management Succession Book

Is your company prepared to let the next generation step up and assume a leadership role when the baby boomer generation retires?

Need Help with College Tuition?

The SMACNA College of Fellows is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.

THE POWER OF YOUR VOTE: Don’t Underestimate It!

We all know the difference one vote per precinct can make or one vote per committee or just one vote per congressional roll call.

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.
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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.
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Two Chapter Execs of the Year

Two deserving chapter executives received SMACNA’s Chapter Executive of the Year award for their efforts in tackling one of SMACNA’s most critical initiatives: recruiting a skilled workforce.
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Annual Membership Meeting Report

The report covering SMACNA’s Annual Membership Meeting, held at the Annual Convention October 17, 2018, is now available.
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Board of Directors—New & Old

The SMACNA membership elected five members to serve 4-year terms on the association’s Board of Directors at the Annual Convention, Oct. 14-17, in San Diego, California.
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Memories from SMACNA’s 2018 Convention

A wonderful sunset greeted guests during the opening Meet and Greet reception of SMACNA’s 75th Annual Convention on the USS Midway Museum.
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Explore SMACNA’s 75-Year Timeline

SMACNA is starting off a year-long celebration by illustrating all the work and effort that has gone into reaching this important milestone.
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Introducing SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary Logo

Today marks the start of a year-long celebration of SMACNA’s 75th anniversary.