Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


PinP: Helping Members in a Perfect Storm

Aug 13, 2020

PINP_July2020_cover 300x360The July issue of Partners in Progress highlights how SMACNA and SMART’s early and proactive response to the challenges, uncertainty and adversity brought about by COVID-19 has helped members face the effects — economic insecurity, mental health issues, and social isolation — head on. Article topics include:

Care, Compassion, and Community. SMACNA and SMART, skilled community leaders, shine in adversity.

Weathering the Storm. SMACNA and SMART come together to offer a hand up during COVID.

Vince Alvarado: My Journey. Local 49 Business Manager and Best Practices Task Force member Vince Alvarado has a long history of building a better industry for all.

Hiring to Retire. With a wave of retirees in motion, labor and management must work together to fill the void and prepare the future workforce.

Zahner: A Little Project with a Big Impact. Zahner and Local 68 worked cooperatively to aid in the fight against COVID.

The 5 Best Tech Opportunities for Construction Companies. Contractors and the workforce must work together now to leverage the technology of the future.

Adversity Sharpens the Edge. In times of crisis, personal and professional growth is the greatest opportunity.

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