SMACNews July/Aug 2019

Volume 53 Number 7

Vehicle Fleets Key to Contractors’ Sustained Success

Vehicle Fleets Key to Contractors’ Sustained Success

Sheet metal and HVAC contractors say effective fleet management is critical to their businesses.

SMACNews Aug 20 2019

President's Column: Workforce Development Serves as the Top Initiative to Raise Awareness

At the July board meeting, the main topics included SMACNA National’s strategy for identifying, capturing and disseminating information on technology, and raising industry awareness and interest in our trade through a national workforce development campaign.

SMACNews Aug 20 2019

Capitol Hill Update: Multiemployer Plan Pensions

As previously reported in a SMACNA Alert, on July 24 the House of Representatives passed H.R. 397 the so-called Butch Lewis Act that would establish a gov-ernment funded Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund to provide loans to failing plans that many experts think may never be repaid.

SMACNews Aug 20 2019

St. Louis SMART, SMACNA Chapter Buck Residential Work Trend with Marketing Efforts

A cooperative relationship, as well as combined training and marketing efforts, have contributed to major growth in the St. Louis residential HVAC service market.

SMACNews Aug 20 2019

Longtime SMACNA Member Companies Have Success in Common

As SMACNA celebrates its 75th anniversary, these member companies are celebrating their own milestones.


The Roadmap for an Enduring Organization

Why is it that only about 30 percent of privately held companies move beyond the founder and transition to a second generation? One primary reason is that there is no roadmap from “here” to “there.”