Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA)
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, fostering a safe work environment, recruiting future manpower, and marketing the benefits of masonry materials.
Phone: 800-536-2225 • www.masoncontractors.org
AIA Iowa is the statewide society of The American Institute of Architects. With over 1,400 members, AIA Wisconsin represents architects in private practice, business, industry, government and education, as well as interns, allied professionals and students. Its mission is to serve members, advance their value and improve the quality of our built environment.
Phone: 515.244.7502 • www.aiaiowa.org
The Brick Industry - Heartland Region
Heartland Brick (a.k.a. the Heartland Region of The Brick Industry Association, formerly Heartland Brick Council) is a not-for-profit association of Midwest clay brick manufacturers. Like most industryassociations we market and support our products in various ways and serve as a gateway to the industry as a whole. Heartland Brick has a particular interest in communities, which is the foundation for our program of free community planning assistance.
Phone: 866-644-1293 • www.heartlandbrick.org
Construction Specifiers Institute (CSI)
CSI was founded in March 1948 by the specification writers of government agencies who came together to improve the quality of construction specifications. The Institute’s efforts were essential in improving construction specification quality so that it could meet the demands of the post-war construction boom. Development of specifications best practices, promulgating standards/formats, professional education, and certification were cornerstones of the Institute.
Phone: 414-962-4638 • www.csinet.org
National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA)
The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA), established in 1918, is the national trade association representing the concrete masonry industry. The Association is involved in a broad range of technical, research, marketing, government relations and communications activities. NCMA is an association of producers of concrete masonry products, and suppliers of products and services related to the industry. NCMA offers a variety of technical services and design aids through publications, computer programs, slide presentations and technical training.
Phone: 703-713-1900 • www.ncma.org
MasonrySystems.org is the brainchild of the Masonry Executives Council (MEC), a coalition of professionals from more than two dozen masonry associations. Their goal is to provide a unified source of inspiration and information about masonry design and construction. By working together, they're striving to make it easier for architects, engineers, developers, school boards, and city officials to choose to use masonry for their buildings.
Phone: 800-536-2225 • www.MasonrySystems.org
Portland Cement Company
Founded in 1916, the Portland Cement Association represents cement companies in the United States and Canada. It conducts market development, engineering, research, education, and public affairs programs. Where cement and concrete are concerned, so is the Portland Cement Association: in manufacturing, in raising the quality of construction, in improving our product and its uses, in contributing to a better environment. In practice, this mandate means well-rounded programs of market development, education, research, technical services, and government affairs on behalf of PCA members-cement companies in the United States and Canada.
Phone: 847-966-6200 • www.cement.org