Associations and Professional Organizations

Appearing below are two lists. The first is an alphabetized list of Associations representing the interests of manufacturers and suppliers of metal construction products. The second, following immediately after, is an alphabetized listing of Professional Organizations for designers, consultants, contractors and more. Some are specific to the metal construction industry while others serve the interests of professionals involved in all facets of design and construction, including metal.

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Aluminum Anodizers Council

1000 N. Rand Rd., #214
Wauconda, IL 6084
(847) 526-2010


The Aluminum Anodizers Council (AAC) promotes the common interests of its members—firms engaged in aluminum anodizing, suppliers of products and services used in the anodizing of aluminum products, and purchasers of anodized finishes. This promotion is carried out through education and advocacy.


Aluminum Association

1525 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 600
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 358-2960


The Aluminum Association Inc. is a trade association for producers of primary aluminum, recyclers and semi-fabricated aluminum products, as well as suppliers to the industry. The association provides leadership to the industry through its programs and services, which aim to enhance aluminum’s position in a world of proliferating materials, increase its use as “the material of choice,” remove impediments to its fullest use, and assist in achieving the industry’s environmental, societal and economic objectives. Member companies operate about 200 plants in the U.S. and many conduct business worldwide.


American Architectural Manufacturers Association

1827 Walden Office Square,
Ste. 550
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 303-5664


Founded in 1936, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is the recognized voice of the window, door and skylight industry and is recognized for its development of standards that provide third-party validation of product performance and quality. AAMA’s continuing objective is to develop the highest level of technical expertise and to support member companies with business services, market research and marketing programs that make practical contributions to members’ success and profitability.


American Galvanizers Association

6881 South Holly Circle, Ste. 108
Centennial, CO 80112
(720) 554-0900


Founded in the early 1940s, the American Galvanizers Association (AGA) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to serving the needs of after-fabrication galvanizers, fabricators, architects, specifiers and engineers, providing technical support on today’s innovative applications and state-of-the-art technological developments in hot-dip galvanizing and corrosion control. In addition to maintaining and building on an extensive technical library, the AGA makes presentations to specifiers to enhance their level of understanding as to the benefits of galvanized coatings.


American Institute of Steel Construction

One East Wacker Dr., Ste. 700
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 670-5403


The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States. AISC’s mission is to promote the use of structural steel by spearheading structural-steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development.


American Iron and Steel Institute

25 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 452-7100


Beginning as the American Iron Association in 1855, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) is the trade association of the North American steel industry. Its mission is to promote steel as the material of choice and to enhance the competitiveness of the North American steel industry and its member companies.

AISI serves as the voice of the North American steel industry in the public policy area and advances the case for steel in the marketplace. AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology. AISI is comprised of 32 member companies, including integrated and electric furnace steelmakers, and 125 affiliate members who are either suppliers or customers of the producing members.


American Zinc Association

2025 M St. NW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20036


The American Zinc Association (AZA) is a trade organization comprised of primary and secondary producers of zinc metal, zinc oxide and zinc dust mareted in the United States. Through active public policy and public relations programs, AZA seeks to influence the development of legislation and regulations which impact zinc, and to educate the public and key audiences about the metal.

The AZA is affiliated with the International Zinc Association (IZA), which represents the world zinc industry.


Architectural Metal Products Division

a Division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
800 Roosevelt Rd.
Building C, Ste. 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-6591


The Architectural Metal Products Division (AMP) of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM) represents manufacturers of metal stairs, railing systems, miscellaneous and ornamental metal products for building construction, and aluminum, stainless steel, steel and bronze flagpoles of every variety.


Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute

652 Bishop Street North, Unit 2A
Cambridge, Ontario,
Canada N3H 4V6
(519) 650-1285


The Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute (CSSBI) is the national association of companies involved in the structural sheet steel industry in Canada. The institute was founded in 1961 and since then has been an influential force in the development of research, building codes and specifications surrounding sheet steel building products.


Cool Metal Roofing Coalition

680 Andersen Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 922-2772


The Cool Metal Roofing Coalition (CMRC) was founded in 2002 by five industry trade associations to help the public understand the business and environmental rationale for specifying cool metal roofing systems. The Coalition has the mission of educating architects, building owners, specifiers, codes and standards officials and other stakeholders about the sustainable, energy-related benefits of cool metal roofing.

The CRMC’s sustaining members include the American Iron and Steel Institute, the Metal Building Manufacturers Association, the Metal Construction Association, the National Coil Coating Association and the American Zinc Aluminum Coaters Association.


Copper Development Association

260 Madison Ave., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 251-7200


The Copper Development Association (CDA) was established in 1962 by the major U.S. producers of copper and soon embraced the brass mill members of the Copper and Brass Research Association, which had been formed in 1921. Through the International Copper Association, CDA is affiliated with 28 similar organizations around the world.

CDA has a comprehensive market development and technical service program, which has 10 principal elements: development of new market opportunities; expansion of existing markets; support and defense of threatened markets; technical service to end users; copper data center; market research and intelligence; market data reports; design, product and technical publications; news bureau and website; and advertising and promotion.


Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association Intl.

1300 Sumner Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
(216) 241-7333


The Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) was created in 1996 through the consolidation of two of groups: the Door Operator & Remote Control Manufacturers Association (DORCMA) and the National Association of Garage Door Manufacturers (NAGDM). In 2006, the American Rolling Door Institute (ARDI) merged into DASMA. The organization’s divisions include the Commercial & Residential Garage Door Division, the Operator & Electronics Division, the High-Performance Door Division, the Rolling Door Division and an Associate Division.



Diamont Building,
Boulevard Auguste Reyers 80
BE-1030 Brussels
+00 353 (0)91739450


Europerf, the European Perforators Association, was founded in 1962 to represent the European metal perforating industry. It now represents some 29 companies active in 12 countries in Europe and beyond.


Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association

a Division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
800 Roosevelt Rd.
Building C, Ste. 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-6591


The Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association (EMMA) is a division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM). NAAMM represents the manufacturers of a wide range of metal products used chiefly in commercial and industrial building and construction.

EMMA’s chief function is to promote the uses of expanded metal products with building professionals through publication of technical information, and the promotion of its members’ products and capabilities. It also provides a forum for the exchange of information on the expanded metal industry.


Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association

a Division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
800 Roosevelt Rd.
Building C, Ste. 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-6591


The Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association (HMMA) is a division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM). NAAMM represents the manufacturers of a wide range of metal products used chiefly in commercial and industrial building and construction.

HMMA is a group composed of companies that manufacture, distribute and promote the use of hollow metal door and frame products. Its principal mission is to look outward to serve the building construction industry by creating the conditions essential for the production of high quality, high performance hollow metal products.


Industrial Perforators Association

6737 W. Washington St.
Milwaukee, WI& 53214
(414) 389-8618


The Industrial Perforators Association (IPA) is comprised of North American manufacturers of perforated materials. It began more than 40 years ago with its main mission and objective being to perpetuate and increase the market for perforated materials. The association develops and provides programs and activities to further these objectives.

The IPA conducts studies, research on applications, handles trade inquiries and promotes activities designed to broaden the industry’s markets and create wider appreciation of its products and services. It also prepares fair and useful industry standards and tolerances and revises them when it is technologically feasible.


International Zinc Association

168 Ave. de Tervuren/Box 4
B-1150 Brussels, Belgium


Based in Brussels, Belgium, the International Zinc Association (IZA) is a non-profit organization, based in Brussels, Belgium, represents companies that mine, refine and recycle zinc, and to producers of zinc oxide, zinc alloys, zinc sheet and zinc wire. The IZA provides those companies with a forum to address global issues through collaborative efforts in sustainable development, technology & market development, environment and communications. Through a merger with the International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO), IZA members now also have access to ILZRO’s staff and research capabilities in the product, environmental and health areas for zinc. ILZRO is based in Durham, NC.


Metal Bar Grating Division

a Division of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
800 Roosevelt Rd.
Building C, Ste. 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-6591


The Metal Bar Grating Division (MBG) of the National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM) is comprised of bar grating manufacturers from the United States, Canada, Mexico and parts of South America. The MBG is the only known publisher of manuals for standard and heavy-duty bar grating recognized and approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). These NAAMM/ANSI standards provide assurance that grating needs are satisfied by products of consistent quality and availability.


Metal Building Manufacturers Association

1300 Sumner Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 241-7333


The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) was founded in 1956 by a group of companies that developed an innovative way of designing, manufacturing and marketing buildings. Since its inception, MBMA has been instrumental in defining and promoting the common interests of metal building systems manufacturers. MBMA has also provided engineering leadership through the many research programs its sponsors each year. This research is used by the MBMA members to improve the efficiency and quality of metal building systems, and to elevate the state-of-the-art technology used to produce them.

Metal buildings are accepted in almost every conceivable application. They are found in industrial applications such as complex production facilities, warehouses and distribution centers. They are used in retail stores, shopping centers, motels, automobile dealerships, office complexes, airplane hangars and arenas. They are also used in schools, libraries, churches, medical facilities and government buildings. Over the years, the organization has contributed significantly to the design community by producing technical publications to assist in the proper design and specification of metal building and roofing systems. MBMA has also consistently promoted the benefits of metal building systems to architects, building code officials, community planning consultants and other construction professionals.


Metal Construction Association

8735 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. 300
Chicago, IL 60631
(847) 375-4392


Founded in 1983, the Metal Construction Association (MCA) has as its mission "expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, technology, and education." MCA is an industry-wide vehicle through which members of the metal-in-construction industry can develop and implement both macro and microprograms and activities to more widely promote the use of metal in construction.

The association’s activities are initiated and directed through MCA councils, committees and special task groups. Through these councils, committees and task groups, members are able to pool their knowledge and experience for the general benefit of the industry.

Programs undertaken by MCA include market development, education, and technical service through the use of technical guidelines, statistics, specifications and brochures. Special attention is given to problems affecting the industry, such as code requirements, fire testing, wind load regulations and similar concerns.


Metal Roofing Alliance

4142 E. State Highway 302
Belfair, WA 98528
(360) 275-6164


The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is a not-for-profit coalition of metal roofing manufacturers, paint companies, coil coaters, associations and contractors formed to introduce homeowners to the many value benefits of metal roofing. Since its formation in 1998, MRA has seen the residential metal roofing market grow at a double-digit rate, doubling the market share from three percent to six percent.

When first launched, the main component of the MRA program was a national consumer and trade awareness campaign. Funded by members of the coalition, the program included nationally televised consumer advertising, a website and a toll-free metal roofing answer line where consumers could request an educational videotape to learn about metal roofing options and the roofing process.

In addition to educating consumers, MRA also focuses on educating contractors on the many benefits of metal roofing for residential applications. A dealer kit has been developed for contractors to use in their local markets and training programs offered to assist contractors in marketing and installing residential metal roofing.


Modular Buildings Institute

944 Glenwood Station Lane, Ste. 204
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(888) 811-3288


The Modular Buildings Institute (MBI) represents manufacturers and suppliers of commercial modular building systems. Products produced and sold by member companies include everything from classrooms to airport terminals, dormitories to weigh stations, emergency rooms to restaurants—both temporary and permanent.


National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers

800 Roosevelt Rd.
Building C, Ste. 312
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-6591


Established in 1938, NAAMM currently has four operating divisions, with member firms producing specific products. NAAMM divisions enjoy considerable latitude in planning conducting projects and programs. However, the underlying focus of each division is the same and follows the associations overall goals of developing, maintaining, publishing and distributing technical information on metal products for building construction. This includes specifications, manuals and other information for building design professionals; promoting the use of NAAMM technical resources, NAAMM member firms and their products; and providing a forum for the exchange of management and technical information among members.


National Coil Coating Association

1300 Sumner Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 241-7333


The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) is an established trade organization dedicated to the growth of coil coated products. The NCCA consists of 160 member companies that are at the forefront of the industry. They provide coil coating services and are leading manufacturers and suppliers of metal, coatings, chemicals and equipment. The members of the organization also process and warehouse the coil-coated products prior to its delivery to user industries.

Since its formation in 1962, NCCA has provided resources and leadership to ensure that coil coated materials are the products of choice. The association’s primary goals are to provide information regarding business opportunities that address the changing needs of the marketplace; provide educational resources and assist its members in producing superior products and services to their customers; increase industry awareness; and promote the coil coating process.


North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

44 Canal Center Plaza,
Ste. 310
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-0084


The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) is a trade association of U.S., Canadian and Mexican manufacturers of fiber glass, rock wool and slag wool insulation products. NAIMA members manufacture the vast majority of fiber glass, rock wool and slag wool insulations produced in North America.

Since 1933, NAIMA and its predecessor associations have had as their foundation a dedication to rendering services to all segments of the construction industry. Today, NAIMA’s expanded role includes concentration of efforts to promote energy efficiency and environmental preservation through the use member company-produced insulation products, while encouraging safe production and use of these products.


Powder Coatings Institute

2170 Buckthorne Place,
Ste. 250
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(800) 988-COAT


The Powder Coatings Institute (PCI) was formed in 1981 to advance the utilization of powder coating as an economical, non-polluting and high-quality finish for industrial and consumer products.


Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International

14005 W. 147th St.
Olathe, KS 66062
(800) 279-4123


Created in 1978, the Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA) represents the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and low-e reflective coatings industries. RIMA activities are guides by an active board of industry members that participate on national and local levels of building code organizations and governmental agencies.

The association includes three types of members—active, associate and distributor. Active members are manufacturers and private label marketers of reflective insulation and/or radiant barrier products. Association members are companies who provide products and/or services to active member companies. Distributor members are companies who distribute the manufacturers’ products.


Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association

750 National Press Bldg.
529 14th St., NW
Washington, DC 20045
(202) 591-2452


Founded in 1983, the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) is a national trade association representing the manufacturers of cold-applied coatings and cements used for roofing and waterproofing, as well as the suppliers of products, equipment and services to and for the industry.


Self-Storage Association

1900 North Beauregard St., Ste. 450
Alexandria, VA 2311
(888) 735-3784


Founded in 1975, the Self-Storage Association (SSA) is a not-for-profit organization seeking to enhance the business viability and profitability of its self-storage owner members. The association represents corporate, individual and vendor members through advocacy at the federal, state and local levels, and internationally too. The association works to connect members of all types and sizes and facilitates interaction of membership groups.

Presently, SSA has 3,000 direct members and more than 3,200 indirect members (members of affiliated state organizations). The association’s corporate members range from individual facility owners/operators and investors to large real estate investment trusts. The SSA also presents hundreds of individual industry members, self-storage facility managers and vendor firms.


Specialty Steel Industry of North America

3050 K. St., NW
Washington, DC 20007
(800) 982-0355


The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) represents virtually all of the producers of specialty steel in North America. Member companies produce a variety of products including bar, rod, wife, angles, plate, sheet and strip, in stainless steel and other specialty steels.


Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance

4400 Fair Lakes Court,
Ste. 105
Fairfax, VA 22033
(800) 523-6154


Founded in 1987 as the Polyurethane Foam Contractors Division, the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) is the voice, educational and technical resource for the spray polyurethane foam industry. The organization’s mission is to develop tools that communicate the benefits of SPF roofing, insulation and climate control systems.


Steel Deck Institute

P.O Box 426
Glenshaw, PA 15116
(412) 487-3325


Since 1939, the Steel Deck Institute has provided uniform industry standards for the engineering, design, manufacture, and field usage of steel decks. The SDI is concerned with cold-formed steel products, with various configurations distinctive to individual manufacturers, used to support finished roofing materials or to serve as a permanent form and/or positive reinforcement for concrete floor slabs.

Members of the Institute are manufacturers of steel floor and roof decks. Associate members are manufacturers of products used in the production and/or erection of steel decks.

The organization’s purpose is to develop steel decks that are engineered for structural soundness, that maintain consistent quality, that adapt to a wide range of designs and systems, and that are economical in both initial and life-cycle costs; to initiate design and installation procedures that conform to good construction practices and that meet cost requirements; and to make the information readily accessible to designers and owners.


Steel Door Institute

30200 Detroit Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44145
(440) 899-0010


Established in 1954, the Steel Door Institute (SDI) is a voluntary, unincorporated, non-profit business association formed to promote the use of steel doors and frames in the construction industry. As a means of accomplishing its mission, the produces technical documents, videos and other educational materials, with most available for free download.

Steel Framing Alliance

25 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 785-2022



The mission of the Steel Framing Alliance (SFA) is to enable and encourage the widespread, practical and economic use and preference for cold-formed steel framing in residential construction, and to expand the use of steel framing as a load-bearing element in commercial construction. To that end, SFA members contribute valuable insight and expertise in the needs of the marketplace, which is channeled into the development of programs and services such as research and solutions development; education and training for builders, building inspectors, design professionals, and others; collection, analysis and reporting of market data; marketing support for steel framing products and SFA members; and technical assistance.


Steel Framing Industry Association

513 W. Broad St., Ste. 210
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 538-1602


The SFIA represents more than 950 members composed of steel mills, coil coaters, processors, roll-formers, fabricators, engineers, material distributors and framing contractors. SFIA promotes using cold-formed steel framing, advocates pro-industry codes and standards, conducts seminars and supports competiveness through innovation. SFIA manages two quality assurance programs for end-users, and provides statistical and trend data for the industry regarding safety, steel usage and prices.


Steel Joist Institute of North America

234 W. Cheves St.
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 407-4091


The Steel Joist Institute is a nonprofit organization comprised of active manufacturers of steel joists and others allied with the industry. It was founded in 1928 to address the lack of uniform joist standards within the industry and counts the development of standards as regulations among its primary functions.

The Institute also invests thousands of dollars annually to ongoing research and offers a complete library of training and research aids. It holds continuing education seminars, provides technical information and promotes the use of steel joists through a national communications program.


Steel Recycling Institute

680 Andersen Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 922-2772


The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) was established in 1998 as the Steel Can Recycling Institute, a not-for-profit association with the mission of promoting and sustaining steel can recycling. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, it was formed by eight North American steel companies and the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). The organization continues to be supported by steel makers and the AISI, though it now has the backing of associate and supporting members as well.

In 1993, the organization expanded its focus to encompass the recycling of other products as well, including automobiles, appliances and construction materials. It also changed its name to the Steel Recycling Institute. The SRI continues today with its work at the grassroots level to implement steel and steel can recycling. It also has expanded its efforts to heighten public awareness in order to foster greater participation in that process.


Steel Stud Manufacturers Association

35 East Wacker Dr., Ste. 850
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 224-2570


The Steel Stud Manufacturers Association (SSMA) is the unified voice of the steel framing manufacturing industry. Its role is to support the development and maintenance of quality product standards and specifications for steel framing, and to create growth opportunities for cold-formed steel through marketing and education.


Steel Tube Institute of North America

2516 Waukegan Rd., Ste. 172
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 461-1701


The Steel Tube Institute of North America (STI) was formed in 1930 when a group of manufacturers joined forces to promote and market steel tubing. Their goal was to mount a cooperative effort that would improve manufacturing techniques and inform customers about the utility and versatility of steel tubing. This remains the basic motivation behind the association’s efforts today.

STIs membership consists of producers of steel tube and pipe, and companies that supply raw materials, equipment and support services. By belonging, member companies have the opportunity to obtain information about new products and production techniques, and develop a rapport to exchange information with companies in the industry.


Zinc-Aluminum Coaters Association

111 Main St., Ste. 545
Vancouver, WA 98660

The Zinc-Aluminum Coaters Association (ZAC) is a trade association comprised of licensed producers of 55% Al-Zn coated steel. The steel is marketed worldwide under a variety of trademarked names, including Galvalume, Aluzinc, Z-Nal, Zintro-Alum and Galval.

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Professional Organizations

Airport Consultants Council

908 King St., Ste. 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-5900

Founded in 1978, the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) is an international trade association representing the unique interests of consultant firms and related businesses that provide airport development and operations expertise.


American Council of Engineering Companies

1015 15th St., 8th floor, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 347-7474

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America's engineering industry. Council members – numbering more than 5,700 firms throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation's economy, and enhance and safeguard America's quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council's mission is to contribute to America's prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms.


American Institute of Architects

1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006
(800) AIA-3837

Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has represented the professional interests of America’s architects. The tenets of the association include advocacy, community and knowledge.


American Institute of Building Design

529 14th St. NW, Ste. 750
Washington, DC 20045
(800) 366-2423

Founded in 1950, the American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) represents professional building designers involved in the residential construction sector. It supports its members by providing professional and educational resources, and has developed nationwide design standards and a code of ethics for the building design profession.


American Subcontractors Association

1004 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-3450

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) is a national trade association representing subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers in the construction industry. The association’s mission is to provide create an amplified voice for its member companies as a means to improving the construction industry business environments while being a steward for the community.


Associated Builders and Contractors

4250 N. Fairfax Drive,
9th Floor
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 812-2000

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association representing merit shop construction and construction-related firms throughout the United States. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.


Associated General Contractors of America

2300 Wilson Blvd., Ste 400
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 548-3118

Established in 1918, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to skill, integrity and responsibility. Operating in partnership with its chapter organizations, the association provides a range of services to satisfy the needs and concerns of its members.


Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry

513 West Broad St., Ste. 210
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 538-1600

The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry represents manufacturers, suppliers and installing contractors of acoustical systems, ceiling systems, drywall systems, exterior insulation and finishing systems, fireproofing, flooring systems, insulation and stucco.


Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute

25 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20001
(866) 465-4732

The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) is made up of hundreds of structural engineers and other design professionals dedicated to advancing the use of cold-formed steel as a means of producing safer, more efficient commercial and residential structures.


Construction Management Association of America

7926 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 356-2622

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) is dedicated to advancing professional construction and program management worldwide. Its membership is made up of over 16,000 public and private organizations, owners and individual practitioners. CMAA provides professional development, certification, advocacy, and business opportunities to its members and the entire CM industry.


Construction Specifications Institute

110 S. Union St., Ste. 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 689-2900

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a national association dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery. The members include a cross section of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors and building material suppliers.


Design-Build Institute of America

1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20004
(866) 692-0110

Founded in 1993, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is an organization advocating and working to advance single-source project delivery within the design and construction community. Members of the association are firms and individuals engaged in the delivery of all types of building projects via the design-build process. These would include design-builders, general contractors, design professionals, specialty contractors, representatives of government agencies, private sector owners, educators and other professionals.


International Door Association

P.O. Box 246
West Milton, OH 45383
(800) 355-4IDA

The International Door Association (IDA) was created in 1995 with the merger of the Door & Operator Dealers Association and the Far Western Garage Door Association. IDA’s primary mission is to provide programs and services to door and access systems dealers, for the express purpose of enhancing their value and professionalism. Door and access systems dealers sell, install and service a vast array of products including: residential doors and operators, commercial doors and operators, fire doors, and gates.


Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association

P.O. Box 3429 
Bethlehem, PA 18017 
(484) 239-3337

The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) is an association representing metal building contractors and erectors. Among the association’s activities is the creation of contractor and erector training and safety programs.


National Association of Church Design Builders

1000 Ballpark Way, Ste. 306
Arlington, TX 76011
(866) 416-2232

The National Association of Church Builders (NACDB) was established to create a nationwide association of firms committed to the practical application of biblical values resulting in their excellence as specialists in consulting, designing and building church facilities that focus on the ministry needs and styles of the churches they serve.


National Association of Home Builders

1201 15th St., NW
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 368-5242

Founded in 1942, The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is a federation of more than 800 state and local associations. About one-third of NAHB’s 235,000 members are home builders and/or remodelers. The remaining members are associates working in closely related fields within the housing industry, such as mortgage finance and building products and services.


National Association of Minority Architects

c/o Howard University School of Architecture & Design
2366 6th St., NW, Rm. 100
Washington, DC 20059
(202) 686-2780

Founded in 1971, the National Association of Minority Architects (NOMA) is dedicated to the development and advancement of minority architects.


National Association of Professional Engineers

1420 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-2800

Founded in 1934, the National Association of Professional Engineers (NSPE) is the recognized voice and advocate of licensed Professional Engineers. The organization strives to strengthen the profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, enhancing the engineer images, advocating and protecting the legal rights of PEs at both the state and federal level.


National Association of Women in Construction

327 S. Adams St.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(800) 552-3506

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) was founded as the Women in Construction in 1953. The association’s core purpose is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry.


National Roofing Contractors Association

10255 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. 600
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 299-9070

Established in 1886, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is one of the construction industry’s oldest trade associations, representing roofing contractors both nationally and abroad.


RCI Inc.

1500 Sunday Drive, Ste. 204
Raleigh, NC 27607
(800) 828-1902

RCI Inc. is an international association of professional consultants, architects and engineers who specialize in the specification and design of roofing, waterproofing and building envelope systems.


Retail Contractors Association

400 N. Washington St., Ste. 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 847-5085

The Retail Contractors Association is a national organization of high-caliber retail contractors united to provide a solid foundation of ethics, quality and professionalism within the retail construction industry.


Society of American Registered Architects

14 East 38th St.
New York, NY 10016

The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) was founded in 1956 as a professional society that includes the participation of all architects, regardless of their roles in the architectural community. SARA follows the Golden Rule and supports the concept of profitable professionalism for its members.


Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association

4201 Lafayette Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 803-2980

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) is an international association of union contractors who specialize in heating, ventilating and air conditioning, architectural sheet metal, industrial sheet metal, kitchen equipment, specialty stainless steel work, manufacturing, siding and decking, testing and balancing, service, and energy management and maintenance.


Steel Erectors Association of America

2216 W. Meadowview Rd.,
Ste. 115
Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 294-8880

The SEAA is the largest non-profit trade organization of its kind for steel erectors, bringing members access to the industry's most essential technical information, networking opportunities, career development tools, and many other exclusive member benefits.


Western States Roofing Contractors Association

465 Fairchild Dr., Ste. 210
Mountain View, CA 94043
(800) 725-0333

The Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA) is the professional organization for the roofing industry in the western United States. Founded in 1974, WSRCA is committed to serving members and consumers by setting high standards for the roofing industry; providing information to members to enable them to deliver high standards; and educating consumers so they can make more educated decisions regarding their roofing needs.

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