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Visual Interpretations to the Stair Building Code

We now have three versions of the printed Visual Interpretations to the Stair Building Code available.  You can stock up on these pictorial depictions of the 2012, 2015 and 2018 International Residential Code in the SMA Store at stairways.org/store. The 2012 is in...

SMA Stair Academy

STAIR BALUSTRADE CLASS by Rusty Parks & Robert Aulicky Grow your business! Do you have adequately trained employees to assist your company as you take more significant steps to continue your growth? Let the SMA help. The SMA Stair School hosted two successful...

SMA Annual Business Meeting

The SMA will be holding our Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, April 30th at 2:15 PM EST via Zoom.  This meeting is open to all SMA members.  Attendees will receive updates from the SMA President, Code Representative, and Committee Chairs.  There will also be a time...

SMA 2020 Annual Conference – Cancelled

The Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association's (SMA) Board of Directors, in response to the  CDCs advisory, has determined it is not in the best interest of our attendees to continue with our Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, April 16-18. Therefore, the April...

Join the StairCraft Awards Competition!

SMA Members!  Compete in the 2020 StairCraft Awards competition.  The StairCraft Awards recognize the best staircase projects of our industry in Aesthetics, Stair Safety, Quality Workmanship, and Technical Challenge.  All contestants compete anonymously...

Elevate Your Stair Design

Join us for the SMA Annual Conference in gorgeous Denver, Colorado. This year's learning opportunities are sure to Elevate Your Stair Design.  Our keynote presentation by Andrew DiGiammo will inspire you as he discusses the fundamentals of stair...

Balustrade Level I Class Complete

Last week the SMA's Balustrade Level I class took place in New Philadelphia, Ohio.  The 3-day instructional class was sponsored by Carolina Stair Supply and included a shop tour of their New Philadelphia manufacturing plant.   Three SMA Members...

Advertise with the SMA!

Advertise in the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association (SMA) quarterly newsletter, Stairways!  Take advantage of this member only benefit by advertising your products and services to all SMA email distribution recipients. Reserve your space in the...

Become a Member.

Membership in the SMA is an invaluable resource that allows stair industry professionals of every type to learn about industry trends through continuing education, networking, and accessing new products.

Become a Member.

Membership in the SMA is an invaluable resource that allows stair industry professionals of every type to advance their careers through networking, engaging in continuing education, keeping up with changes within the industry, and accessing new products.

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