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

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.

Recent News

The International Training Institute (ITI), the education arm of the unionized sheet metal industry, has hired Dan McCallum of Downingtown, Pennsylvania as a member of its field staff and an architectural specialist.

Being discharged from the military can be exciting, but the unknowns and uncertainties of civilian life can also be scary. Luckily for eight U.S. military soon-to-be-veterans, as well as many more to come, the unionized sheet metal industry has made easing that transition a top priority with the establishment of the SMART Heroes Program. On a crisp fall morning Oct.

Rising out of the Nevada desert is Las Vegas’s newest addition to its entertainment lineup. The $375 million arena will be a destination for sports fans and tourists looking to escape the heat in a new 20,000 seat arena encased in an envelope of copper. The project, located west of the Las Vegas Strip between the New York-New York and Monte Carlo hotels, is financed by MGM Resorts and the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG).

"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