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University Innovation Center Designed for Collaboration

Apr 24, 2020 | News

The roof and facade design for a new academic building project created “the perfect blend of high-tech and natural esthetics” for the University of Maryland’s new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering.
Atlanta's 'Smarter Stadium'

Apr 24, 2020 | News

SMACNA member R.F. Knox Co. Inc. of Smyrna, Georgia, fabricated and installed 800,000 pounds of giant- sized spiral ductwork ranging from 66 to 96 inches in diameter in the stadium.
SMACNA Announces Internship Program in Partnership with the American Institute of Architecture Students

Mar 10, 2020 | News

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) launched its architectural internship program in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS).
National Association of Workforce Boards and Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association Announce Partnership to Strengthen Workforce Alignment

Mar 9, 2020 | News

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) and the signatory Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) today announced a partnership that will strengthen the relationship between local workforce development boards and the sheet metal and air conditioning industry.
SMACNA Launches National “Ignite Your Career” Workforce Development Campaign

Feb 20, 2020 | News

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) launched its workforce development campaign, designed to raise awareness for opportunities across the HVAC and sheet metal industries.
Hometown Company Happy to Build Minnesota Vikings Stadium—and its Iconic 'Gjallarhorn'

Feb 11, 2020 | News

Winning a contract to work on the U.S. Bank Stadium—home of the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings—wasn’t just any old job for SMACNA contractor MG McGrath Architectural Surfaces in Maplewood, Minn.
Zahner Engineers a New Facade for the Petersen Automotive Museum

Feb 11, 2020 | News

Work at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles involved engineering, manufacturing, and installation of the red-painted aluminum rainscreen system and stainless steel structural ribbons.
Historic Department Store Sold on Phenolic Duct’s Benefits for Renovation Project

Feb 11, 2020 | News

After years of wondering what to do with the brick-and-mortar behemoths in their real estate portfolio, officials with the venerated department store chain Macy’s think they have come up with a solution: sell some of the unused space.
"Sweet" Metal for Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

Feb 11, 2020 | News

SMACNA contractor Western Allied Mechanical of Menlo Park, Calif., used 3,500 square feet of pre-insulated non-fibrous, rigid thermoset, modified resin phenolic ductwork for a recent job for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company.
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