Contractor Spotlight Video Jul 23 2021

Contractor Spotlight Video: R.F. Knox Company, Inc.

R.F. Knox Company, Inc. is a fourth-generation straight-line sheet metal business based in Atlanta, Georgia. SMACNA met with Jack Knox, president, and his team about the company’s commercial HVAC work, which makes up 85% of its business.

Contractor Spotlight Video May 12 2021

Contractor Spotlightlight Video: EB&I

The pandemic helped create some amazing opportunities for contractors like Tony Kocurek, owner of Energy Balance &, Integration (EB&I), an Albuquerque, N.M.-based TAB business. In 2020, EB&I helped customers from hospitals to casinos address their changing HVAC system needs, not only to deal with extreme climate issues, but also due to the pandemic.

Contractor Spotlight Video Oct 15 2020

Contractor Spotlight: Vidimos, Inc.

SMACNA recently spoke with Scott Vidimos, president and third-generation leader at Vidimos, Inc., and his team about how the industrial sheet metal contractor has evolved its business and technology to meet customer demand and needs over its last 75 years in business.

Contractor Spotlight Video Aug 13 2020

Contractor Spotlight: Poynter Sheet Metal

In response to growing customer demand, Poynter Sheet Metal has expanded its business to include modular construction which also included a 55,000 square foot expansion, bringing the total facility to 160,000 square feet.

Video Jan 30 2020

SMACNA Video: Becky Wiseman, PM Contracting, Inc.

In this video, SMACNA sits down with Becky Wiseman, PM Contracting, Inc. in Kansas City, MO.  Wiseman talks about how relationship-building has helped the growth of her company. She also talks about how the company will be expanding into testing and balancing and fire life safety. 

Video Jan 28 2020

SMACNA Video: Daniel Miranda

SMACNA's Jeff Henriksen sat down with Daniel Miranda, president, Just Right Heating & Cooling in Portland, Oregon to discuss Daniel’s background, immigration to the United States, and the current growth and opportunity he has experienced owning his own business.

Video Jan 02 2020

SMACNA Video: Wayne Greenwood, JEC Service Company

In this video, SMACNA talks with new Board member Wayne Greenwood, president of JEC Service Company in Waltham, MA. He talks about his company and their focus on customer service and technology. He also describes his path to president of the company. 

Contractor Spotlight Video Dec 12 2019

SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: Hermanson

SMACNA visited Hermanson earlier this year as they were embarking on a major shop redesign to modernize their equipment and improve shop flow during the fabrication process.

Contractor Spotlight Video Nov 04 2019

SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: General Sheet Metal

SMACNA turns its spotlight on General Sheet Metal (GSM) in Clackamas, Oregon. The company, owned by SMACNA board member Carol Duncan, specializes in mechanical, architectural, and HVAC fabrication, installation, and repair.

Video Sep 04 2019

SMACNA 75th Anniversary Video: Dick and Matt Cramer

As we head into SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention and the culmination of SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary, listen to Dick and Matt Cramer of Dee Cramer Inc. reflect on the history of SMACNA and how the organization has progressed through the years.

Contractor Spotlight Video Aug 19 2019

Contractor Spotlight Video: Therma

SMACNA recently visited Therma, a leading mechanical services company focused on designing, building, and servicing custom and complex mechanical systems.

Video Aug 01 2019

SMACNA Video: Carol Duncan

On the eve of SMACNA's 75th anniversary, Carol Duncan, CEO of General Sheet Metal, talks about what SMACNA has meant to her and her company throughout the years.

Contractor Spotlight Video Apr 29 2019

Black & McDonald, Ltd.

SMACNA’s first Contractor Spotlight features Black & McDonald, a Canadian based multi-trade contractors with offices across Canada and the United States.

Contractor Spotlight Video Apr 19 2019

Contractor Spotlight Video: Lor-Don, Ltd/Technicair

In this Contractor Spotlight, SMACNA features Lor-Don, Ltd/Technicair, a Canadian contractor with a 140,000 sq. ft. facility that specializes in the design, manufacturing, and installation of large-scale, complex industrial projects, but also services any individual consumer requests as well.

Video Feb 25 2019

SMACNA Video: Mark Watson

Mark Watson, treasurer, Climate Engineering, in Hiawatha, Iowa, shares his thoughts on the big leadership change that is taking place in his company as he and his brothers move on.

Video Feb 19 2019

SMACNA Video: Carol Duncan of General Sheet Metal

Corporate culture is important to Carol Duncan, the CEO of General Sheet Metal in Clackamas, Oregon. In her interview she talks about creating a corporate culture that has increased the level of involvement of her employees and is keeping them happy.

Video Jan 25 2019

SMACNA Video: Joseph Lansdell

Hear what former SMACNA President Joseph Lansdell (2016-2017) has to say about his firm, Poynter Sheet Metal in Greenwood, Indiana, and the challenges of scaling up and scaling down his business, so the volume matches its resources.

Video Jan 10 2019

SMACNA Video: Randy Novak

Randy Novak, president and third-generation owner of Novak Heating and Air, in Hiawatha, Iowa, talks about his unique path to ownership which started with sweeping floors and attending apprentice training school.

Video Jan 10 2019

SMACNA Video: Mark Watson

Watch as Mark Watson, treasurer of Climate Engineers, in Hiawatha, Iowa, explains why he loves coming to SMACNA conventions and catching up with his friends.

Video Dec 07 2018

SMACNA Video: Chad Bunting

Chad Bunting, president of Schoppe Co. Inc., in Salt Lake City Utah, comments on SMACNA’s incredible achievement of 75 years, noting that his firm has been around for 140 years. 

Video Nov 26 2018

SMACNA Video: Bernie Antchak, NW Sheet Metal

Bernie Antchak, business 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.