California Masonry Association of California and Nevada

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    Market Promotion of the Masonry Industry

    CMACN, the voice of the California and Nevada masonry industry, increases members’ visibility to potential customers, aiding business development. The Association provides information about the industry, the features and the benefits of masonry construction.

    CMACN serves as the leading concrete masonry data clearinghouse in the western states. To facilitate up-to-date information gathering and dissemination, CMACN develops, monitors and coordinates:

    Test programs
    Research projects
    Publication of technical and educational data
    New specification updates
    Recommendations for improved product use
    Promotion of the Association’s professionalism

    Technical Services

    CMACN addresses specific construction issues such as structural, earthquake, and energy consumption design. On behalf of its members, CMACN documents technical and compliance capabilities of concrete masonry products relating to codes and project specifications. These technical studies are published and available to members and design firms.

    Representation in Other Professional Organizations

    To increase recognition of the concrete masonry industry, CMACN represents its members in related organizations nationally. This interaction across industry lines helps increase members’ visibility. Links to these organizations and their information are linked from the Members section of the CMACN website.

    Current Industry Information

    Every CMACN member receives the CMACN monthly report and a copy of the Board of Directors’ minutes, plus special bulletins, semi-annual meeting invitations, and announcements, “Masonry Chronicles,” CMACN’s quarterly engineering publication, and “CMU Profiles in Architecture,” CMACN’s quarterly architectural pictorial featuring concrete masonry projects in California and Nevada. Additionally, every Producer Member receives all Committee notices, minutes of Committee meetings, and a monthly financial statement.

    A Voice on the Board of Directors

    All members of CMACN are encouraged to participate in the semi-annual meeting of the Association’s Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for coordinating the Association’s business management. Each Producer Member company has one vote on the Board of Directors.

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