BMJ Stone
EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Pullman Ermator
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November 24, 2004 7:00 AM CST

Massive Updates to MCAA Website


How often do you visit Do you visit daily? If not, you're missing out on important industry news and information delivered to you each day on the MCAA Website. Over the past few weeks there have been several updates and additions to the site.

The Masonry Headlines section is updated daily with new articles from the MCAA staff and others in the industry. Also, visit the Masonry Headlines Archive to find hundreds of previous articles dating back to 2002.

The Masonry Showcase website has been updated to include new information for both attendees and exhibitors. The Masonry Showcase at CONSTRUCT AMERICA™ is the largest marketplace showcasing the industry's top masonry building products and services combined with advanced education programs and industry networking events. Sign up to attend today!

A new About Masonry section has been added to the website which includes information on the History of Masonry, Why Masonry, the Green Building System, a Masonry Glossary, and an Image Gallery, which is one of the top rated pages on our website.

The Find a Contractor and Buyer's Guide profiles are also taking off and have been met with great excitement. Listed on the main page of the website, these tools allow visitors to search for either contractor or association members along with the services they provide and the products they offer. If you have not already done so, please update your profile to ensure that 15,000 hits that visit our website each day receive the correct information about your company.

The Technical Resources page has also been updated with information on Fire Endurance Ratings of Clay Brick Masonry. Look for more information to be added soon, including the Design Guide for Anchored Brick Veneer Over Steel Studs, the Design Guide for Structural Brick Veneer, and Notes on Selection, Design and Construction of Reinforced Hollow Clay Masonry.

New and updated information has also been added to the Safety Library. Over thirty articles and forms have been added spanning across nine different topics.

Several new events have been included in the Event Calendar. Our comprehensive calendar now includes important information on different meetings and shows up to the year 2018!

The Website Design Services information has been expanded to include The Website Design Process, Benefits of a Website, Average Cost for Website Design, MCAA Website Design Portfolio, and Frequently Asked Website Design Questions. If your company is in need of a website, please download the sign up sheet or contact Tim O'Toole toll free at 800-536-2225 for more information. Our most recent website designs include the Masonry Industry Training Association, the Mason Contractors Association of San Diego and Keystone Masonry, Inc.

Don't forget to regularly visit! The campaign is going strong and gaining strength with each day. Hundreds of architects, specifiers, school board officials, city planners, and others have already visited the site and seen the benefits of masonry. Be sure to check out the informative sections on Why Masonry, Masonry Systems, Masonry vs. Other Systems, and Resources.

Over 15,000 hits per day can't be wrong - visit today!

About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing for the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA). He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.


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