Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association Blog.

Annual Golf Event taking place in Sarasota, Florida

Join SMA members on Thursday, April 25th as they take to the IMG Academy Golf Club for a riveting game of golf.  Network and play a round of golf with fellow SMA members on this 18-hole championship golf course.   Everyone is welcome to participate...

Balustrade Level I is coming to Ohio!

Join the SMA and Carolina Stair Supply as we present the Balustrade Level I Class in Ohio!   Students will participate in a 3-day course with hands-on application.  Don't miss this opportunity to be trained by professionals from the stair...

Address Change

The Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association has changed addresses!  Please update your records to ensure timely delivery of payments, inquiries and other general business.  Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association (SMA) PO Box 448 Dalton, OH...

2019 StairCraft Awards Competition

The 2019 StairCraft Awards are coming!  Join the competition by entering your designs to vie for one of the coveted awards. Download the2019 Contest Rules, 2019 Entry Formand mark your calendars with these important dates! January 10th: Deadline...

Join the SMA Board of Directors!

The SMA Governance Committee is seeking candidates for nomination to join the board of directors. Thoughtfully nominate yourself or a respected peer as a candidate for election. Place your nomination by email to governance@stairways.org no later than...

Success at the SMA Stair School!

Students Comments: "Very Informative ... I would definitely attend more classes, there were many tricks... I will take home to the guys.""Overall great class.  I hope I get the first opportunity to attend the next level. I'm happy with what I'm taking away from...

Learning in Atlanta – SMA Level I Balustrade Course

The SMA Stair School is well underway with the first course, the fruition of a year long effort and hundreds of volunteer hours.  Stay tuned for the "How they did it" email and how you can take advantage of this training opportunity in the future. Teachers and...

SMA Stair School Starts Monday August 20th!

More than a year's effort lead by Robert Aulicky, Education Committee Co-Chair will result in the welcoming of the first students to the Level I Balustrade Course - Pilot Class.  This is the first class to be offered of several courses slated for curriculum...

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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.

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