Association News

Industry Orientation Program…

Congratulations to those who participated in our second offering of the Industry Orientation Program. This one day industry informational program is available at no charge to employees of Signatory Contractors and Associate Members of the MCA of Kansas City....

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Night at the Royals…

Thanks to all who came out to the Night at the Royals Event on June 30 hosted by the Associate Membership. Great Night, Great Game, and Great Fireworks! Check out...

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Industry Orientation Program…

Congratulations to those who participated in the first offering of the Industry Orientation Program. This one day program is led by local mechanical contracting professionals and targets those new to the mechanical contracting industry and provides them with a...

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PSU Construction Alumni Golf Tournament…

MCA of Kansas City Sponsored and took First Place at this year's PSU Construction Golf Tournament (Kansas City) held at Dub's Dread Golf Club on June 19. Team Picture (L-R): Daniel Novin of Johnson Controls, Inc., Cordell Ballew of Vaughan Mechanical, Marcus Gilmore...

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MCAKC Kickball Team…

The season is on for the MCAKC's Kickball Team, MCAKiCks! Come out and support your team every Thursday night through July at Penn Valley...

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5th Propel Stage 1 Wraps…

Since its rollout in the Fall of 2014, the PROfessional Program for Emerging Leaders (Propel) has offered; (5) Stage One, (3) Stage Two, and (1) Stage Three segments of the program to the MCAKC Membership. Developed through a partnership with Johnson County Community...

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Camp NAWIC…

This year’s Camp NAWIC (National Association of Women In Construction), formerly Magic Camp (Mentoring A Girl In Construction) will be held at the Plumbers Local 8 Training Center. The Plumbing and Electrical Demonstrations will be held on Thursday, June 8th from 9:00...

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Vaughan Mechanical Presents at PSU…

Ben Herzberg (PSU '15) of Vaughan Mechanical was invited to present at PSU's April MCAA Student Chapter Meeting. Ben's presentation was on the technology of Bluebeam and it's Day-to-Day use. As a student, Ben served as an Officer of the Student Chapter.  He Interned...

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OMI Awards Banquet

Every two years, the MCA of Kansas City hosts the Outstanding Mechanical Installation Awards. This event recognizes a Standard of Excellence within our Industry and presents awards in a array of categories.  Submissions are received from Member Contractors Signatory...

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MCAA Safety Resources…

May 1-5 is National Safety Week! The MCAA's Safety Excellence Initiative provides a library of educational resources, webinars, list serve safety topics, and more. Additionally, the MCAA hosts an Annual Safety Directors' Conference (January 23-25, 2018 - San Diego),...

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Supplemental Intern Grant…

The MCAKC's Board of Directors has renewed the Supplemental Intern Grant Program.  This Program provides an additional $1,000 (beyond the MCAA/MCERF Internship Grant Program) to MCAKC Member Contractors. The Grant is funded on the Intern's 60th Day of Employment. ...

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Propel Stage 3 Wraps…

The MCAKC's first offering of Propel (Professional Program for Emerging Leaders) Stage III, wrapped in March. The Propel Program consists of three tracks of eight weeks, totaling 96 hours and covers a range of relevant topics, such as core business functions, informed...

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Congrats MSP Class #2…

  MCAKC's second offering of MSP (Mechanical Service Professional) Training wrapped this week. This 8 Week Program is designed to meet the needs of the different Service Roles within MCAKC member firms. This Program will be offered again in the...

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Kruse Presents At PSU…

Jared Bechard and Bryan Morris of Kruse Corporation (Wichita, Kansas) presented to Pittsburg State University's MCA Student Chapter on the topic of BIM (Building Information Modelling). Their presentation detailed the "process of designing a building collaboratively...

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MCA Knowledge Center Opens…

The MCA Knowledge Center, located adjacent to the MCA Office (10955 Lowell Avenue in Overland Park) is now open! This facility, complete with floor to ceiling Whiteboards and a State of the Art Projection System powered by Hanebutt Technologies, is available for use...

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MCAKC Nite @ The Mavericks…

MCAKC Nite at the Mavericks was a terrific success! The MCA of Kansas City's Suite was at capacity for the matchup between the Missouri Mavericks and the Wichita Thunder. Association events are open to all employees of MCAKC Signatory, Non-Signatory, and Associate...

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Project Management Graduates…

          Congratulations to Graduates of the MCA of Kansas City's "First" offering of the 10 Week Project Management Training Program (Lift). The Lift Program was created to provide local, quality training that is relevant to both our...

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Annual Toy Drive…

Register your company today to be an Official Toy Drive Collection Site. MCAKC Volunteers will collect new, unwrapped toys from collection sites on Friday December 16. Volunteers are needed to Sort Toys on Sunday December 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Monday...

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MCAKC Sponsors ASC Competition…

The MCA of Kansas City sponsored and provided the Mechanical Problem at this year's ASC (Associated Schools of Construction) Competition in Nebraska City, Nebraska. Cordell Ballew (right) of Vaughan Mechanical served as a Judge for the Mechanical portion of this...

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Christmas in October…

The MCAKC sponsored a Christmas in October Project House Saturday October 8. Volunteers from MCAKC Contractors, Associate Members, K-State and Pitt State Student Chapters spent the day painting, repairing windows, yard work, and building a deck for one Kansas City...

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Annual Charity Golf Outing Results…

Team Fagan Company took top honors at this year's MCAKC Charity Golf Outing held at the Lake Quivira Country Club. 2nd Place went to Team Victaulic 3rd Place went to SPX Cooling Technologies This event raised $27,644 in support of VarietyKC. Check out event photos on...

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Variety KC Selected Golf Outing’s Charity…

The MCA of Kansas City's Annual Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday September 19 at the Lake Quivira Country Club. This year, Variety KC has been selected as the Charity Designate for this event. Variety KC was the featured presenter at the MCA of Kansas...

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OSHA Fines Increase…

OSHA officially released it's new maximum fine schedule. Last Fall, Congress approved a budget which allowed for a one-time large amount increase.  This provided OSHA the opportunity to catch up for inflation as there has not been an increase since 1990. Learn more...

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KSU Scholarship Awarded…

Chris Champagne, Operations Manager (left) at  P1 Group awarded the first recipient of the MCA of Kansas City's Scholarship Fund at Kansas State University to MCAA Student Chapter President Jackson Edds. The MCA endowed this Scholarship at KSU to promote the...

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MCA Softball Team…

The MCA of Kansas City encourages you to support your organization's softball team this summer at Blackbob Park (151st & Blackbob) in Olathe. Games are played on Monday's beginning June 13 and will run through August 1. Schedule...

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Samsung HVAC Roadshow…

Monday June 27th KU Edwards Campus (BEST Building 120 & 125) 12601 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66213 Watch Learn more: Luke Savage, Mechanical Engineer, LEED Green Associate NSC APG 913-954-2704...

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UA Training Trailer…

The UA's "Tools of the Trades" Training Trailer was on display at this year's iBuild Showcase at Bartle Hall.  This annual expo brings area middle and high school students together for an opportunity to actively connect with industry professionals and learn about...

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MCAKC at IGED…

Carla Hines (Johnson Controls, Inc.), Nichole Evans (Fagan Company), and Desiree Hack (U.S. Engineering Company) represented the MCA of Kansas City at the Society of Women Engineers of Kansas City's (SWE-KC) Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) at Bartle...

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