Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors Association
About Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors Association
Founded in 1979, the Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors Association (AGMCA) is a non-profit organization. It was established to assist its members in maintaining high business standards and to offer a source of knowledge with respect to its members’ day-to-day business environment.
AGMCA members are provided with a wide range of benefits for the individual growth and the advancement of their profession:
A channel of communication within the profession and with important audiences outside the profession.
- Supports Architectural Glass and Metal Technician apprenticeship programs in conjunction with the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities.
- Provides educational opportunities for Association members.
- Develops industry standards.
- Supports and participates in local, provincial and national construction forums.
- Actively involves its members in attaining improved safety performance and standards.
- Promotes a fair standard form of warranty for workmanship.
The AGMCA is the recognized bargaining agent representing glazing contractors in Ontario, who are signatory to Collective Agreements with the Ontario Council of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. To achieve what is expected of subcontractors today, owners, general contractors, and consultants have an increasing awareness of factors other than price. They turn to AGMCA members for benefits that include track records of performance, reliability, Workers’ Compensation, a trained and stable work force, supervision, standards and ethics, awareness of changing technologies and numerous other factors.