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Jan 30 - FCA Legislative Update: Week of 1-26-15

Click here to download the FCA Legislative Update for the week of 1-26-15.

Jan 28 - FCA Finisher: Volume 15, Issue 1 Now Available

The first FCA Finisher for 2015 is now available! Click here to get an update on FCA's activities that are building a better future for our families.

Jan 23 - FCA Legislative Update: Week of 1-19-15

Click here for the FCA Legislative Update for the week of 1-19-15!

Jan 22 - Reminder: FCA CREST Award Registration is now Open

Registration for the fifth-annual CREST Awards is open until March 6! Contractors who don't want to miss an opportunity to earn well-deserved recognition for their safety excellence should click here to enter. Click here for a quick overview video of the CREST Awards.

Jan 20 - FCA Young Leaders' Network Announces Schedule for First Half of 2015!

Chairperson Penny Eades and the FCA Young Leaders' Network announced the YLN's schedule for the first half of 2015. Click here to read the announcement!

Jan 10 - FCA International Turns 18!

Your FCA International turns 18 today! Eighteen years ago, FCA was born with the approval of the Articles of Incorporation, and By-Laws in Chicago, under the vision of a group of innovative leaders. "This past year, FCA returned to its original place of birth. Thank you to the FCA staff and the entire board of directors for doing a splendid job in carrying out the vision that was established on January 10, 1997," Bob Swanson, one of FCA's founding fathers, said. Today FCA is the voice for the union finishing industry in North America along with our strong and able partner,…

Jan 6 - North American Contractor Certification for Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors Now Available

The NACC Program for Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors, which has been created by Administrative Management Systems, Inc. under the direction of FCA's AG&M Contractors Advisory Committee, has been submitted for ANSI accreditation and is available for contractors to obtain. Click here to learn more!

Jan 5 - Fifth Annual CREST Awards Registration Open!

Registration for the fifth-annual CREST Awards is now open! Contractors who want to demonstrate that safety is a priority for their company have until March 6 to register. Click here to enter!

Dec 3 '14 - James Bringle Appointed as an FTI Management Trustee

At the direction of the FCA International Board of Directors, FCA has appointed James Bringle as a management trustee to the Finishing Trades Institute. As general manager of Empirehouse, Inc., Mr. Bringle has become a recognized leader in the architectural glass and metal industry. FCA Chairman Mike Cassidy, the FCA Board of Directors and FCA believe Mr. Bringle will be a valuable addition to the FTI Management Trustee Team.

Dec 1 '14 - Richard Mauro Passes Away

We are sad to report that Richard “Richie” Mauro passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27. Richie was a man who was dedicated to his family, his business and his industry. As the owner of Tower Glass Co. Inc., out of Woburn, MA, Richie was a strong advocate for our industry. He served as an FCA Board Member for six years, and his input helped shape FCA into the association it is today. Richie was a true leader. In addition to his time as an FCA Board member, Richie was an active member of the Glass Employers Association of New England,…

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