We are building the greatest resource of knowledge and tools contributing to the success of our Members and the Stair Industry.

The Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association (SMA) is comprised of Stair Industry professionals who specialize in residential and commercial construction. The SMA offers education, a robust knowledge base, publications, certification, and industry networking opportunities that benefit our members as well as the architect, builder, code official, interior designer, and homeowner alike.

SMA Visual Interpretations of the Stairbuilding Codes.

Visual Interpretations are the key to understanding, visualizing, and keeping stairbuilders and lay people informed of ever-evolving technical concepts. The SMA offers the most up-to-date manuals for stairbuilders to construct safe, functional, and beautiful stair designs that adhere to industry requirements, while supporting the architectural and design goals of the project. These invaluable guides are perfect for visualizing the most basic to the most complex of designs.

SMA Visual Interpretations of the Stairbuilding Codes.

Visual Interpretations are the key to understanding, visualizing, and keeping stairbuilders and lay people informed of ever-evolving technical concepts. The SMA offers the most up-to-date manuals for stairbuilders to construct safe, functional, and beautiful stair designs that adhere to industry requirements, while supporting the architectural and design goals of the project. These invaluable guides are perfect for visualizing the most basic to the most complex of designs.

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AIA Continuing Education

aia logoDesign professionals from around the nation can engage with the SMA for certification and learning programs for a range of stair making procedures. Since the SMA is an approved American Institute of Architects (AIA) continuing education service provider, courses in AIA CES health, safety, welfare learning units related to stairways, handrails, and guards are readily available.

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.

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.

Keep up to date with all of the latest code changes and design inspirations. No membership required.

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