Roofing and Building Enclosure Council

Welcome to the new homepage for SMART’s Roofing and Building Enclosure Council.   Since 1888, we have served the industry as the original architectural metal trade.  Through our International Training Institute, we have enhanced our early expertise by regularly developing curriculum to meet the changing needs of the industry. 

 We ensure that work processes meet the high standards set for architectural sheet metal work.  SMART's dedicated, professional members have a history of delivering on time and on budget on projects ranging from state of the art multi-billion dollar NFL stadiums to local light commercial projects and office complexes.  

Even though forecasters expect growth to slow next year across North America, the consensus view is that the Canadian economy  will stay on solid financial footing for the rest of 2019.

Nine current members of the United States military and six recent veterans graduated as the ninth class of the SMART Heroes program in Du

The growth of architectural metal wall panel systems has prompted the International Training Institute (ITI) to offer sheet metal Locals across the United

The International Training Institute (ITI), the education arm of the unionized sheet metal industry, has hired Dan McCallum of Downingt

Recent News

"Manning jobs is never a problem. The union works with me, and they have a professional, no-hassle manner. We have improved our profitability and customer satisfaction since we started with the union. Our projects get completed on schedule, and the end product is top quality. It really has made sense from a business perspective."

Kenneth J. Kotchey, Superintendent

K&I Sheet Metal

Pittsburgh, PA

This article from the Kansas City Business Journal highlights A. Zahner Co. - a SMART signatory signatory originaly from Kansas City.  This company is known for having worked on some of the most iconic and awe inspiring projects completed over the past several decades around the world and across North America.  

Two words come up when Glenn Parvin, owner of CASS Sheet Metal, talks about Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena: “passion project.”

With highly visible arenas, stadiums and high- rise commercial buildings under construction or renovation across the country, architectural sheet metal is gracefully stepping into the spotlight. For every high-profile project, there is an equally important local project that demands workers with specific skills and just-as-high expectations.