Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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SMACNA Announces the Launch of Its 97th Chapter, Hawaii

Apr 13, 2018

State-Wide Association Represents 40 Contractors

CHANTILLY, VA– SMACNA, an international trade association representing 3,500 contractor firms specializing in the sheet metal and HVAC industries, is pleased to announce its 97th chapter, SMACNA Hawaii.

The chapter covers the entire state and represents more than 40 contractor firms. All totaled, these firms employ more than 500 union Hawaii sheet metal workers and hundreds of additional construction-related personnel.

“We are proud to welcome the new chapter of Hawaii into SMACNA,” said Vince Sandusky Chief Executive Officer, SMACNA. “I have seen first-hand the passion these contractors have for the work they do, and we look forward to working with them in the future.”

“The SMACNA Hawaii chapter is excited to join so many other successful SMACNA chapters, serving as the continuous connection between SMACNA and the local contractors in Hawaii,” said SMACNA Hawaii Executive Director Blake Parsons.  “Our chapter takes our mission very seriously, which is to continually improve the sheet metal industry for the benefit of our companies, our clients, our employees and their families, and the general public. By becoming an active member in SMACNA, we believe we can grow our continuing legacy and provide a viable industry for generations to come.”

Parsons said his chapter members “specialize in a variety of sectors including HVAC, architectural, industrial, energy management, kitchen equipment, testing and balancing, and specialty sheet metal work.” He added, “Our plan is to serve as a resource to local architects and engineers and generally help all stakeholders better understand and apply SMACNA technical standards and guidelines across all sectors of the industry.”

SMACNA Hawaii represents the management of unionized sheet metal and air conditioning contractors and provides member services that encompass labor relations, legislative advocacy, education and training, and industry promotions.

The chapter’s executive director is Blake Parsons. Inquiries may be directed to SMACNA Hawaii, 1088 Bishop St., Suite 609, Honolulu, HI, 96813; phone (808) 845-9393; email: Visit their website at:


SMACNA is an international trade association representing 3,500 contributing contractor firms and is a leader in promoting quality and excellence in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry. SMACNA members are responsible for effectively delivering the clean air Americans breathe in offices, homes, and hospitals; for many of the attractive facades you see on today’s stadiums and office buildings; and for the comfortable, healthy, and safe living environments in which our citizens live out their daily lives. SMACNA has national offices in Chantilly, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., and on Capitol Hill.