Executive Committee and Funding Sponsors

Brick Industry Association

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the national trade association representing distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products and services.

Cast Stone Institute

The non-profit trade association representing the architectural Cast Stone Industry.

International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers

Founded in 1865, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers represents craftworkers in the trowel trades across the United States and Canada including bricklayers, stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tilesetters, terrazzo and mosaic workers, and pointers/cleaners/caulkers.

International Masonry Institute

IMI is a strategic alliance between the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) and their contractors, promoting quality masonry construction.

Mason Contractors of America

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.

National Concrete Masonry Association's Foundation

The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA), established in 1918, is the national trade association representing the concrete masonry industry.

The Masonry Society

The Masonry Society is an international gathering of people interested in the art and science of masonry whose mission is to advance the knowledge of masonry.

Western States Clay Products Association

Western States Clay Products Association was formed in 1962 by brick manufacturers in the Western United States to develop technical information for enhancing quality use of clay brick construction with special attention directed to the seismic performance of clay brick.

Additional Funding Sponsors

Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada

The Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN) is a non profit professional organization established in October 1977, committed to strengthening the masonry industry in California and Nevada.

Duke Concrete Products

Duke Concrete Products Duke Concrete Products, Inc. has been a market leader in the manufacture of high-quality concrete masonry units for over 60 years, and has been one of The Fort Miller Group of companies since 1982.

Interstate Brick

Interstate Brick is widely recognized as one of the premier commercial brick manufacturers in the U.S.

Masonry Institute of Michigan

The Masonry Institute of Michigan, Inc. is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the masonry industry.

New York State Concrete Masonry Association

A professional association committed to the growth and success of the concrete masonry industry through education and training, market development, and innovation.

North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association

North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association dedicated to serving the Masonry Contractors of the Carolinas, promoting masonry as the building material of choice.

Strategic Partner

The Charles Pankow Foundation

The Charles Pankow Foundation exists to advance innovations in building design and construction, so as to provide the public with buildings of improved quality, efficiency, and value.

Additional Sponsors

Biggs Consulting Engineering

Biggs Consulting Engineering was founded in 2010 by David Biggs, P.E., S.E. The structural engineering firm specializes in forensic engineering, masonry design, and restoration.

bsYOUNG & associates (SMART|dynamics of masonry)

SMART|dynamics of masonry is the magazine that addresses the evolution of masonry and has as its goal to inform everyone in the built environment of the advantages of masonry.

Cold Spring Granite

Cold Spring Granite is the leading quarrier and fabricator of natural stone in North America.

Hanley-Wood Business Media and Hanley-Wood Expositions

Hanley Wood is the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the residential and commercial design and construction industries.

Indiana Limestone Institute of America

The Indiana Limestone Institute is a resource for architects, contractors, building owners and others seeking accurate, unbiased information about the use of Indiana Limestone in construction.

Marble Institute of America

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) serves as the authoritative source of information on standards of natural stone workmanship and practice and the suitable application of natural stone products.

Masonry Association of Florida

The Masonry Association of Florida (MAF) is a trade association dedicated to expanding the market share of masonry construction in Florida.

Masonry Institute of America

Masonry Institute of America - Source for masonry industry information, publications, visual aids and online masonry bookstore.

Masonry Institute of St Louis

Promoting the masonry products and union installation in the greater St. Louis area.

Masonry Institute of Washington

The Masonry Institute of Washington was founded in 1972 to promote masonry construction, provide educational and technical resources, and provide a point of contact on masonry issues for design and construction professionals, the general public and mason contractors.

Northwest Concrete Masonry Association

Established in the 1950s, the Northwest Concrete Masonry Association (NWCMA) works to support its original goal of industry advancement by striving for more innovative and productive ways to design, deliver, and install concrete masonry wall systems.

Tile Contractors Association of America

Founded in 1903, the Tile Contractors Association of America is the only association which serves the needs of the union tile contractor.

Portland Cement Association

Based in Skokie, Ill., the Portland Cement Association represents cement companies in the United States and Canada. It conducts market development, engineering, research, education, and public affairs programs.

Related Organizations

National Institute of Building Sciences, building SMART alliance

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States.

Phase I Roadmap

The Phase I Roadmap can be viewed from several sources including this site:

BIM for Masonry

Mason Contractors Association of America

The Masonry Society

National Concrete Masonry Association