Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Partners in Progress: Collaborating in Quality, Standards and Expertise

Apr 18, 2019

PINP_Mar2019_400x509The latest edition of Partners in Progress magazine takes a deep dive into SMACNA and SMART’s teamwork in promoting quality, standards, and expertise – from creating true value in the industry to crusading for critical fire life safety legislation to save lives.

The March issue takes a look at the meaning of real value and contributing to the partnerships that matter most, at how both SMACNA contractors and SMART craftspersons are lending high quality to sheet metal projects, and at how management and labor are collaborating together for legislative change.

Inside this issue:

  • True Value

    Real value is about what you create for yourself and your industry and how you invest in the partnerships that matter most.

  • Partners in Quality

    SMACNA contractors and SMART craftspersons bring high quality and expertise to projects requiring the highest standards in sheet metal.

  • Collaboration Leads to Legislative Change

    Strong partnerships lead to successful fire life safety lobbies and a safer environment for everyone.

  • Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Labor and management meet the challenge of a fast-tracked health care project.

  • Contractor of the Year Credits Partnership with Success

Thomas E. Martin works hard for labor-management cooperation, earning him SMACNA’s Contractor of the Year Award.

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