Association of Wall Ceiling and Carpentry Industries

WC&C

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Association of Wall-Ceiling and Carpentry Industries (WC&C) is the principal organization advocating the interests of contractors, suppliers and manufacturers in the wall and ceiling industries. Association of Wall-Ceiling & Carpentry Industries provides support for contractors in a number of critical areas including legislative advocacy, insurance and safety.

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Notice: Please Check Out These Upcoming Events!

2014 ANNUAL CONVENTION @ Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Florida (April 23-27th) , click here for details or to register.

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Communication, Administration and Advancement

Have you checked out our completely renovated website yet? If not, please do. You will be surprised. It is now dynamic: it is being updated regularly, and it’s interactive – you can register for meetings and activities directly online. www.wcc-ny.com is a major line of communication your association is using to keep members informed and current.

Of course, a website is not proactive. You have to go there to get the information you want. To supplement this and to reach out to members often, we’ve begun emailing a WC&C UPDATE each month. This is a short memo containing new and/or expanded information, reminders of upcoming important dates and links to industry articles you may find interesting.  We all receive incredible amounts of email and hardly have time to read it all, but when your UPDATE arrives check it out. It’s quick and easy and may contain valuable information for you. Read More

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2014 Has a Nice Ring to it

Although 2013 showed some promise, I never felt it had a good ring to it. Maybe it was just the hangover from super storm Sandy along with the national elections.  We also survived the end of the world predictions by the handful of crazies misinterpreting the Mayan culture.  With that said, it was an interesting year to say the least.
This past year, I believe we have seen a slow but steady improvement in our market place.  Private investments coming into the market increases bidding opportunities which should help bring some balance to our industry.  Other steady developments have been in the residential, healthcare, hospitality, financial, retail and education sectors. However, receivables, change orders and final payments continue to be a challenge.   As 2014 rings in, the industry is set for a boost as optimism over recovery increases.  For more information regarding the 2014 construction forecast please refer to the 12/2/13 issue of Engineering News Record (ENR). Read More

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Report offers post-Bloomberg, pre-de Blasio housing snapshot

How damn high is the rent? About 75% damn higher than it was in 2000, according to a new report from Comptroller Scott Stringer. Despite a multibillion dollar investment in housing by the city over... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Caesars Entertainment bids to build $750M upstate casino

Caesars Entertainment Corp. is bidding to build a $750 million casino near Manhattan as other Las Vegas gambling companies stay away. Caesars will post a $1 million bid for one of four available... To view the full story, click the title link.
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WC&C 2014 Scholarship Program

The Association of Wall Ceiling & Carpentry Industries of New York, Inc. values education from grade school to apprenticeship and beyond and is committed again this year to helping families of UBC Carpenters access the high-quality college education they deserve.

Accordingly, the Association is proud to sponsor the 2014 WC&C Scholarship Program for students meeting the eligibility requirements and criteria outlined in the attached application.


2014 WCC Scholarship Announcement and Application Click here to Download the Application (PDF)

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