Our Goals and Services
Market Promotion of the Masonry Industry
CMACN, the voice of the California and Nevada masonry industry, increases members' visibility to potential customers, aiding business development. The Association provides information about the industry, the features and the benefits of masonry construction.
CMACN also serves as the leading concrete masonry data clearinghouse in the western states. To facilitate up-to-date information gathering and dissemination, CMACN develops, monitors and coordinates:
- Test programs
- Research projects
- Publication of technical and educational data
- New specification updates
- Recommendations for improved product use
- Promotion of the Association's professionalism
The Association addresses specific construction issues such as structural, earthquake, and energy consumption design. On behalf of its members, CMACN documents technical and compliance capabilities of masonry products relating to codes and project criteria. These technical studies are published and available to members and industry design firms.
Representation in Other Professional Organizations
To increase recognition of the masonry industry, CMACN represents its members in related organizations. This interaction crosses industry lines to help increase members visibility.
Convenient Central Office
For up-to-date information and answers to questions about the masonry industry, CMACN's staff members can help solve any professional problems or provide current industry information.
Current Industry Information
Every CMACN member receives the Executive Director's monthly report and a copy of the Board of Directors' minutes, plus special bulletins, convention invitations, and announcements. Additionally, every Active member receives all committee notices, minutes of committee meetings, and a monthly financial statement.