Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association Resources.

Access SMA Resources at the links below. Contact  the SMA Office with any questions at 

FREE Resources.


Don’t let winders, volutes, and spirals stairways get your mind in a twist. Keep stair terms straight with the SMA’s Glossary of Stair Terminology. ⁠

Codes and Standards

Access the various codes and standards to learn more about the requirements for your stairway projects.

Anatomy of a Stair - 3D

This model allows you to interact with a stairway to better understand stair parts and their associated terms.

Member Directory

Access the SMA Member Directory to find stairbuilder or stair part manufacturer companies to assist you with your next stair project.

Member Only Resources.

SMA Code Certification

Are you code certified? Elevate your career and set yourself apart with the confidence that comes from being recognized as a code expert. 

Mentorship Program

Mentors are standing by ready to help you gain knowledge from their industry experiences. Be paired with and learn from our incredible industry leaders. ⁠

Member Logos

The SMA member logo is availbale for members for use on your website, brochures, email signatures, or even your letters to Aunt Sally. We are proud that you are members of the SMA, and want you to shout it from the rooftops. 


SMA Architectural Educator

Become a SMA certified Architectural Educator!  Tap into this incredible membership benefit by providing an invaluable service to architects with AIA learning units.⁠

Member Only Directory

Access the SMA Member Directory…this is different than the public directory as it includes listings for individuals within each member company.

Advertise with Us!

The quarterly newsletter and annual Member Directory are great ways to advertise!  Get your message in the hands of current and future SMA members by purchasing ad space today. ⁠

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

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.