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March 25-29, 2018

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San Antonio, Texas

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January 23 - 25, 2018
Marriott Marquis, San Diego, CA

Of Interest

During the negotiation process of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at the end of 2017, the tax credit for R&D spending was temporarily removed. Fortunately, MCAA and others worked hard to ensure that, the final bill re-inserted the language for the Research Tax Credit (“RTC”) and made changes that potentially increase the Credit by more than 20%. Learn about how MCAA members are taking advantage of these tax credits on BIM design, change orders and estimates.

Make sure your service techs have the up-to-date safety training they need to protect themselves from arc flash and electrical shock hazards while working on equipment pushing 480 volts or less. The session covers all applicable OSHA requirements, NFPA 70E-2018 provisions, best practices, and real-world accident information.

MCAA’s Hexavalent Chromium Safety Training Video will teach your workers to recognize and protect themselves from hazards related to inhalation of hexavalent chromium. Accompanying materials are also available to assist you in highlighting key training points, documenting worker training and confirming that workers understand the training concepts. A related model program and safety bulletin are also available.

Companies with an effective team of people are bound to succeed. During two sessions, Dr. Chip Valutis will share with you insights, techniques and tips on how to transform your staff into a results-oriented, effective team and how to keep your team performing at its best with coaching designed for growth and business success.

Danforth Co.’s “Largest Job Ever” Featured in Contractor Magazine

Danforth Co. recently completed a huge medical facility job at The University at Buffalo’s new Jacobs School of Medicine facility, the largest job in the company’s 133-year history. The company performed the mechanical, HVAC and plumbing work for the facility, which includes a seven-story atrium, 650,000 square feet of classrooms and labs, and a $375 million budget.

Want to Know More about the Impact of Tax Reform on the Construction Industry?

The Tax Reform legislation just enacted by Congress and signed into law transforms the landscape for construction contractors. Check out this summary of provisions important to our industry, compiled by Withum Smith + Brown, PC construction tax experts. And for more detailed information, we will have a workshop on this important topic in San Antonio, so more information to come!

MCAA’s Virtual Trade Show connects our contractor members with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.

James Benham from JBKnowledge will host a webinar to share findings from the MCAA sponsored 2017 Construction Technology Report. The year-end report offers insight on hardware, software and practices for MCAA members and the construction industry as a whole.

Join MCAA for the education-packed Fabrication Conference May 9-11, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Buffalo, NY. Highlights include a visit to three of the John W. Danforth Company’s fabrication facilities, including its new copper pipe shop. Register now! This conference fills quickly!

The dynamics of world market trends, changes in federal laws and regulations and the Trump Administration’s emerging policies will affect your company’s financial well-being for months…even years…to come. In this session, Economist Brian Beaulieu will review the ups and downs of global, national, and regional economic trends, discuss which indicators you should follow, and explain how to leverage those forecasts into successful business strategies. Register by close of business on January 12, 2018 to take advantage of early bird savings!

The use of credit cards to settle financial obligations between contractors and their clients and contractors and their vendors is becoming an increasingly popular payment option. The Management Methods Committee’s latest bulletin – Credit Card Payments – explains how to establish this payment option and its advantages and disadvantages.

Student Internship Grants are back! MCAA is making $1,000 grants available to members who hire a well-qualified college student for the summer or on a part-time or co-op basis. These grants are made possible thanks to funding from the association’s foundation, the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF).

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