Industry Links

INDUSTRY RESOURCES

Associations
AWCI - Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industries
AWCI represents acoustics systems, ceiling systems, drywall systems, exterior insulation and finishing systems, fireproofing, flooring systems, insulation, and stucco contractors, suppliers and manufacturers and those in the allied trades.

The Drywall Finishing Council
The Drywall Finishing Council is a Not For Profit, Mutual Benefit organization that seeks to represent the issues that are commonly faced by manufacturers of materials used in the finishing of drywall.

The Gypsum Association
The mission of the Gypsum Association, a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1930, is to promote the use of gypsum while advancing the development growth, and general welfare of the gypsum industry in the United States and Canada on behalf of its member companies.

CISCA - Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association
The Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA) is an international trade association founded in 1950 for the advancement of the interior commercial construction industry.


Publications/Online Media
Construction Dimensions
AWCI's Construction Dimensions is written and edited for acoustical, ceiling, drywall, EIFS, fireproofing, insulation, plaster, steel framing and stucco contractors, suppliers and distributors, manufacturers and those in allied trades.

Gypsum Today
Gypsum Today, an online publication, leverages knowledge between leading manufacturers, distributors, installers and other key influencers in the industry by providing current industry news and information.

JLC Online/Journal of Light Construction
The industry’s leading technical resource written by and for residential and light commercial construction pros.

Reed Smart Building Index
The Smart Building Index provides architectural, engineering and construction professionals free access to the industry's most comprehensive, up-to-date library of formatted commercial building product information, plus manufacturers' addresses, telephone numbers, trade names, and regional distributors.

Walls & Ceilings Magazine
Walls & Ceilings is published monthly for specialty trade contractors, subcontractors, interior contractors, builders and architects, along with the manufacturers, suppliers and distributors to these and related industries.
 

Other
Finishing Trades Institute
The Finishing Trades Institute, IUPAT’s innovative and exciting job training program, provides unsurpassed training and education opportunities for all IUPAT members.

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)
The IUPAT is a Labor Organization representing over 140,000 members in the construction industry, such as, Painters, Drywall Finishers, Glaziers, Floor Coverers, and Sign and Display workers.


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