IMI – International Masonry Institute – Team IMI consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, offering what no other group can: expertise in training, craftsmanship, design, installation and marketing. That means buildings built by union craftworkers and contractors get built the right way.

IMI offers technical support, education and information about all masonry products, systems, and performance.

BAC local # 9
100 Kingston DR Monroeviulle Pa 15235 412-825- 0923

PA Builders Exchange 
1813 N Franklin St, Pittsburgh, PA 15233  412-922-4200

Master Builder Association of Western PA & Construction Advancement Program of Western PA
631 Iron City Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15205  412-922-3912

Bricklayers and Trowel Trades International Pension Fund /Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers International Health Fund
620 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 2004 Toll-free 888.880.8222 [email protected]

International Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
1306 Lancaster Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
620 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 2004 Toll-free 888.880.8222 [email protected]

The Stone Foundation
A society of stonemasons and others involved with and/or interested in stone, stonework and stone art. MEMBERS include professional and amateur craftsmen and craftswomen, architects, landscape architects, contractors, stone suppliers, quarriers, artists and aficionados.

Masonry Organizations

  • BIA – Brick Industries Association
  • Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local No. 9 of Pennsylvania
  • MCAA – Mason Contractors Association of America
  • MIA – Marble Institute of America
  • NCMA – National Concrete Masonry Association
  • NTMA – The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc.
  • PAFSCAC – Pennsylvania Fire Safe Construction Advisory Council
  • PCA – The Portland Cement Association
  • PCMA – Pennsylvania Concrete Masonry Association
  • SWRI – Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute
  • TCAA – Tile Contractors Association of America
  • TMS – The Masonry Society

Construction Industry

Professional Organizations

  • AIA – American Institute of Architects
  • AIAS – American Institute of Architecture Students
  • ASCE – American Society of Civil Engineers
  • ASLA – American Society of Landscape Architects

Codes, Standards , Others

  • ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials
  • OSHA – Occupational Health & Safety Administration