Southern California

Glass Management Association

Welcome to SCGMA

SCGMA is a progressive trade association representing union-affiliated glass and glazing contractors in the state of California. Our members are leaders in the commercial construction and residential industries and specialize in the building envelope, including curtain wall and unitized glazing, aluminum panels, doors, windows, and many other areas. We are dedicated to serving our contractors to increase their competitiveness and success and further the industry through advocacy, forward-thinking strategies, and innovation.


Recent News

SCGMA YPG Event Recap – Arcadia Inc. Tour

June 21, 2022

On Friday, June 3rd, the SCGMA Young Professionals Group held their second quarterly event of 2022 – a tour of Arcadia Inc. A record attendance of 38 YPG members joined to learn more about architectural glazing building products – how…

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Employee Retention Credit

May 5, 2022

The Employee Retention Credit  (ERC), is a fully refundable tax credit for a percentage of the qualified wages paid to employees. It’s applied to an employer’s federal payroll tax liability and any excess credit is refundable. It was created in…

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SCGMA Attends the Glass & Glazing Forum!

April 28, 2022

The Finishing Trades Institute of Southern California, in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), hosted its first Glass & Glazing Forum on April 14, 2022, at the new Apprenticeship Training Center in Commerce. The forum offered architects the…

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Recent Posts

SCGMA Technical Bulletin – Building Movement and How Glazing Systems Can Best Accommodate Them

The performance of the exterior façade not only depends upon the systems, but also the ability of the systems to accommodate movement of the structure and still perform. In addition, it is the responsibility of all façade contractors to coordinate…

April 11, 2022

SCGMA Case Study – 101 South Marengo Office

The definition of Adaptive Reuse is the process of reusing an existing building for a purpose other than which it was originally built or designed for. Adaptive reuse of buildings can be an attractive alternative to new construction in terms…

April 11, 2022

SCGMA Proud to Sponsor Habitat LA’s Builder’s Ball to Support Local Communities

  Southern California Glass Management Association was a proud sponsor of Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles’ (Habitat LA) annual Builder’s Ball fundraising event at the Beverly Hilton on March 9. The evening was dedicated to raising awareness and funds…

April 11, 2022

SCGMA Event – Open Session

Join us to learn more about Association happenings – trust fund updates, industry updates, man hour updates, and more. Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022 Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm PST Location: via Zoom Tentative agendas for these Open Sessions may include:…

April 4, 2022
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Testimonials

I would say that one of the greatest benefits that Giroux receives as a member of the SCGMA is that we are kept informed of industry changes, both current and what’s coming down the pipeline. This was evident in the most recent contract negotiations with the union as it helped to know what was happening in other negotiations. The SCGMA provides an avenue for help if we are experiencing problems with labor issues or any type of legislation that might be impacting a particular job or the industry as a whole.

Robert Burkhammer , Giroux Glass Inc.

The SCGMA has been beneficial to our company in staying up to date with changes happening in our industry and with our union. The association has held seminars and contractor summits that add value to our organization and leadership training. The SCGMA is also a very valuable link to many other California construction organizations and gives us access to those resources when needed. We look forward to continuing our involvement and membership with SCGMA.

Dan Hope , Santa Barbara Glass Co.

Contact Us

SCGMA Headquarters

4712 E 2nd St. #450
Long Beach, CA 90803

Phone: +1 (562) 980-0070 Email: info@scgma.com Web: www.scgma.com

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