Members: Have a Say in SMACNA’s Economic Response Plan
SMACNA is requesting that members share their thoughts and experiences by July 27 with their chapter executives on what labor and management need to work on together, so the industry can survive and thrive during challenging economic times.
Meets with...Rep. Dave Loebsack of Iowa
Paul Elgatian (right), executive director of the llowa Sheet Metal Contractors Association, discussed issues facing the construction industry with Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-2nd-Iowa) at a meeting on Capitol Hill during the CEA National Issues Conference in Washington, D.C.
SMACNA Adds Senior Project Manager
Patrick J. Brooks, MBA, PE, new senior project manager with SMACNA’s Technical Resources Department, brings more than 30 years of industry experience to SMACNA National. With his extensive knowledge, Brooks is an exceptional resource for SMACNA members and staff.
“Focus on What’s Important” SMACNA Board Member: James M. Morgan of Ashland, Massachusetts
When SMACNA Board member James M. Morgan, president and CEO of Worcester Air Conditioning LLC, Ashland, Mass., bought the company ten years ago, he had little experience in construction, but plenty of experience as a successful entrepreneur. With a history of running several businesses, he credits the technical expertise of his staff with helping make his transition to construction a success.
CEA National Issues Conference: Doing Nothing is Not an Option!
The annual CEA National Issues Conference, May 8-10, in Washington, D.C., brought together an impressive group of legislators, policy experts, and contractors to share opinions and strategies on multiemployer pension plans, infrastructure investment, paid family and sick leave, energy efficiency, tax reform, and more.
SMACNA Member Serious About Saving Energy
Steel manufacturing is a highly competitive and energy-intensive business, which is why SMACNA member ArcelorMittal has to save energy to set it apart and protect its bottom line.
June Council Meeting Report Available
SMACNA’s Council of Chapter Representatives met in Boston earlier this month to discuss current industry issues, examine market opportunities, and exchange ideas in open forums.