SMACNA News Feed
SMACNA Video: Scott Vidimos
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:54:25 Z
Scott Vidimos, president, of Vidimos Inc. in East Chicago, Indiana, reflects on running an industrial sheet metal company in the highly industrialized area of Indiana.
SMACNA Video: Bernie Antchak
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:54:19 Z
Bernie Antchak, 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.
New Management Succession Book
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:54:15 Z
Is your company prepared to let the next generation step up and assume a leadership role when the baby boomer generation retires?
Need Help with College Tuition?
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:54:10 Z
The SMACNA College of Fellows is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.
THE POWER OF YOUR VOTE: Don’t Underestimate It!
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 18:01:06 Z
We all know the difference one vote per precinct can make or one vote per committee or just one vote per congressional roll call.
NLRB Proposes Joint-Employer Test Rule Change
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:47:19 Z
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently announced a proposed rule that would change the standard for determining when companies may be held liable for labor law violations committed by subcontractors.
SMACNA Invited to White House
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:47:15 Z
SMACNA CEO Vince Sandusky participated in a White House ceremony, along with Stromberg Metal Works CEO President Jerry Robinson and two apprentices, to celebrate the American worker.
Two Chapter Execs of the Year
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:41:46 Z
Two deserving chapter executives received SMACNA’s Chapter Executive of the Year award for their efforts in tackling one of SMACNA’s most critical initiatives: recruiting a skilled workforce.
Annual Membership Meeting Report
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:41:38 Z
The report covering SMACNA’s Annual Membership Meeting, held at the Annual Convention October 17, 2018, is now available.
Board of Directors—New & Old
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:41:34 Z
The SMACNA membership elected five members to serve 4-year terms on the association’s Board of Directors at the Annual Convention, Oct. 14-17, in San Diego, California.
Memories from SMACNA’s 2018 Convention
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:12:39 Z
A wonderful sunset greeted guests during the opening Meet and Greet reception of SMACNA’s 75th Annual Convention on the USS Midway Museum.
Explore SMACNA’s 75-Year Timeline
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:12:01 Z
SMACNA is starting off a year-long celebration by illustrating all the work and effort that has gone into reaching this important milestone.
Introducing SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary Logo
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:11:30 Z
Today marks the start of a year-long celebration of SMACNA’s 75th anniversary.
SMACNA Charter Signed 75 Years Ago Today
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:16:40 Z
The Sheet Metal Contractors National Association was established in the state of New York 75 years ago as, October 18, 2018.
IFUS Annual Report Available
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 19:17:13 Z
The sole mission of IFUS is to ensure the longevity, stability, and prosperity of the sheet metal and air conditioning industry.
Lawsuit May Stop Steel Tariffs
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:27:07 Z
The American Institute for International Steel has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Customs and Border Protection banning them from enforcing the 25% tariff increase for imports of steel products imposed by the Trump administration.
HVAC Basics Book Incorporates Videos
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:08:32 Z
The newest edition of SMACNA’s HVAC Systems: Understanding the Basics, 3rd ed., 2018,​ includes 38 learning module video links for an interactive and more personal learning experience.
Woman Chooses Sheet Metal Over FBI
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:29:07 Z
After accumulating degrees in criminal justice and business management, it was the artistic aspect of sheet metal work that captured the heart of a Marina Etimani, a member of SMART Local 88 in Las Vegas.
Celebrate the Energy Efficiency Workforce
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:22:24 Z
On October 5, you are encouraged to join with SMACNA and a growing network of advocates and observe the third annual National Energy Efficiency Day. #EEDay2018
Captivating Contractor Video
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 21:01:28 Z
SMACNA will be showcasing interesting, attractive, effective videos as we hear about them. Summit Sheet Metal Ltd. of Port Coquitlam, B.C. gave us the idea as their video is unique and edgy with a positive story about the company.