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smacna-logo-smallThe Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) – is an international trade association representing 1,834 member firms in 103 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and Brazil.
The voluntary technical standards and manuals developed by SMACNA Contractors are accepted worldwide by the construction community, as well as foreign government agencies. ANSI, the American National Standards Institute, has accredited SMACNA as a standards-setting organization. SMACNA does not seek to enforce its standards or provide accreditation for compliance. SMACNA standards and manuals address all facets of the sheet metal industry, from duct construction and installation to air pollution control, energy recovery and roofing.


Toronto Sheet Metal Contractors Association, usually referenced by the acronym TSM is a not-for-profit trade association. TSM is an association of contractors whose affairs and activities are controlled by a board of directors comprised of contractor members or their appointed representative. TSM serves the needs of contractors of all sizes engaged in the business of manufacturing, installing, servicing, and maintaining of all sheet metal work associated with air handling systems and directly related processes.





The Mechanical Contractors Association of Ottawa– is an association working for the betterment and advancement of the unionized trades in the mechanical contracting industry. Our ICI contracting members are signatory to one or more of the following provincial collective agreements; MCAO/OPTC of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe fitting Industry of the United States and Canada – Ottawa Local Union 71, Cornwall Local 819 and/or the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association – Ottawa Local Union 47. To compliment our association of trade contractors we have associate members made up of suppliers, dealers, manufacturers and other professional related services bringing a dynamic fusion to MCA Ottawa.
MCA Ottawa is a “not-for-profit” organization, administered by a Board of Directors and General Manager. The Board members, 10 in numbers are elected from our local “Ordinary” membership. MCA Ottawa in addition to several ongoing working committees is dedicated to provide a high level of service, information, safety training and education programs to our membership including social events, fundraising activities, scholarship programs and now fosters a student chapter.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC) is Federation of provincial autonomous associations, all working for the betterment and advancement of the trade and mechanical contracting industry in Canada. With offices in each province and 15 regional offices in Ontario, the Mechanical Contractors Association is Canada’s largest trade contractor Association.


The Mechanical Contractors Association of Ontario (MCAO) – The Association continues to represent the best interests and concerns of our membership through our involvement in ongoing/established activities; as well our development of and participation in several existing new initiatives – aimed at improving our industry/level of success in the future.



COCA-LogoThe Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) is a leading voice for the Ontario ICI and heavy civil construction industry with 32 member organizations representing more than 10,500 construction businesses and more than 400,000 employees. COCA is committed to proactively engaging our membership through our policy committees to provide a forum through which the Ontario construction industry identifies key provincial policy issues and develops consensus opinions.

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) was founded in 1919 as an association of construction practitioners representing Canada’s institutional, commercial and industrial (ICI) construction industry.






The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) is a group of like-minded national trade associations who have come together to identify issues of common interest. The members of the NTCCC are actively involved in several projects to assist not only the constituent membership of each association, but the industry as a whole.


The Construction Employers Council of Ontario (CECCO) is a Council that represents twenty-one trade employer bargaining agencies in the I.C.I. construction sector, totalling 8,000 trade and general contractors and employing in excess of 80,000 workers throughout the province.

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