The Arizona chapter of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA Arizona) recently hosted a networking event for member contractors and their clients. The event was held at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. Among the attendees were members of the SMACNA Arizona board of trustees including: (l-r) Darrell Fox of Dynamic Systems, Inc., Allen Hendrix of Able Balance and Nick Ganem of Bel-Aire Mechanical, Inc. SMACNA Arizona contractors lead the heating, ventilating and air conditioning industry. The organization’s technical manuals are the accepted standards for sheet metal and air conditioning and they are constantly striving to update them or publish new editions to move the industry forward in the areas of new applications, new materials, safety and training. The union contractors who comprise the SMACNA Arizona chapter are dedicated to progressive actions that improve both the trade and the construction industry. SMACNA Arizona is committed to quality work and ensuring quality workers for the future. SMACNA is an international association of union contractors in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry representing 4,500 contributing contractor firms. The organization is focused on upholding the highest standards of quality and excellence in all facets of the sheet metal and air conditioning industry. To demonstrate that commitment, SMACNA Arizona has contributed more than $2.5 million statewide toward skills training and apprenticeships programs. For more information on SMACNA Arizona, visit www.smacna-az.org or call (602) 734-0214.