Members of SMACNA of Western Pennsylvania are union sheet metal contractors determined to provide their customers with a quality product, safely, on-time, and within the parameters of the budget.
When employing a SMACNA of Western Pennsylvania contractor, you will receive:
To become a member of SMACNA of Western Pennsylvania, you must:
Once you are accepted for membership by our Board of Directors, you will gain access to numerous benefits, including membership in the SMACNA National Association. This will enable you to gain further benefits that include the many technical manuals and publications available from the National Association that address the many needs of sheet metal contractors.
These publications range from Architectural, Industrial, HVAC and Specialty fields to Safety and Business Management. On the national level, SMACNA, Inc. is highly regarded as one of the premier trade associations within the construction industry. As a member of SMACNA of Western Pennsylvania, we will pay your annual membership dues to SMACNA National.
Members of SMACNA of Western PA are categorized into three groups: Contractor, Associate and Affiliate. Each member category has its own unique benefits, but ultimately, the best part of being a member is the interaction with the other members and the opportunity to grow and learn from the experience of others. Members are invited to events such as our general membership meetings, educational programming, the annual golf outing with the Mechanical Contractors Association and our annual Holiday Dinner. These are great opportunities not found anywhere else!
Any employer, whether a corporation, partnership or individual, who is regularly engaged in the sheet metal industry, and is signatory to the sheet metal collective bargaining agreement, and has been established in the Association’s area for one year or more, but has not resigned from the Association within the past year, may apply for and be accepted into membership. To qualify for and maintain membership in good standing, the employer must consent to abide by the conditions of membership as set forth in the Association By-Laws and to the payment of any dues and/or liquidated damages assessed as prescribed in the By-Laws.
As part of membership in SMACNA of Western PA, a Contractor Member also becomes a member of SMACNA National (Washington, DC area) and SMACNA of Pennsylvania (Harrisburg). This provides access to government relations at a state and national level, educational programming to help your business succeed, and support from the engineers in the SMACNA National Technical Department.
Associate Members may be any person or firm determined by the Board of Directors to have an appropriate relationship to the Industry and the Association. Typically, Associate Members are manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of product(s) that is/are used by the contractors of the Sheet Metal Industry. No Associate Member may employ non-signatory workers who are engaged in work covered by the local collective bargaining agreement. The Associate members may hold meetings, elect a Chairman and Secretary from within their membership, set priorities and carry out programs that are beneficial to the members of the Association if they choose to do so.
Associate Members are invited to participate in all social and educational activities of the association as well as most of the business functions. Being an Associate Member may provide access to contractors that would not normally occur without being part of the association.
Affiliate Members may be any person or firm determined by the Board of Directors to have an appropriate service relationship to the Industry and the Association. Typically, Affiliate Members provide a service such as insurance, accounting or safety and health.
Affiliate Members are invited to participate in all social and educational activities of the association as well as most of the business functions. Being an Affiliate Member may provide access to contractors that would not normally occur without being part of the association and may increase sales of their particular product or service.