Association News

Rieger Distillery Tour…

95 years after Prohibition, J. Rieger & Company is back in Kansas City! The MCA of Kansas City hosted a toured of the J. Rieger Distillery and of course sampled their line-up of Gin, Vodka, and Rieger's Kansas City Whiskey, which pays tribute to the original...

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Kansas City Night & Ned Yost…

A great evening was had by all who attended the Annual MCA of Kansas City Night held Friday January 15 at the Intercontinental Hotel on the Country Club Plaza. The Plaza Lights served as the perfect backdrop for featured speaker Ned Yost, Manager of the World Champion...

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KSU Tailgate Event…

The MCA of Kansas City hosted a tailgate event in support of the K-State MCAA Student Chapter (Saturday November 20). There was a great turnout from not only Students, but from KC Industry Professionals. The Wildcats beat the Cyclones of Iowa State 38-35. Thanks to...

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Metro Air Conditioning at PSU…

Justin Gunter, Vice President of Metro Air and member of MCA of Kansas City's Board of Directors, was the featured presenter to a packed Pittsburg State University MCAA Student Chapter meeting.  His topic, The Design/Build Project Delivery Aspect of a Job. If you are...

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MCAA Student Summit…

          The MCAA Student Summit is a two-day program that exposes students to the mechanical construction, plumbing, and service industries. Students met in Cleveland to exchange ideas on chapter development; learn about career...

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Charity Golf Outing Raises $30K…

160 Golfers participated Monday September 21 in the MCA of Kansas City's Annual Charity Golf Outing held at the National Golf Club of Kansas City. Thanks again to all our Participants, Sponsors, and Volunteers for their part in raising a "record breaking" $30,000 to...

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John Koontz Visits PSU Student Chapter…

John Koontz, MCAA’s National Director for Project Management and Advanced Supervisory Education was the Guest Presenter at the MCA of Kansas City's Student Chapter at Pittsburg State University. The class was full with students on their second day of classes.  The...

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Congrats OMI Award Recipients…

The MCA of Kansas City awarded the area's top Outstanding Mechanical Installations (OMI) at a dinner event held at the InterContinental Hotel. Held every two years,  the OMI Awards honors and recognizes outstanding projects as nominated by the industry. This year's...

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Golf Outing Charity Selected…

The MCAKC Board of Directors has approved, The Farmer's House of Weston as the 2015 Charity Golf Outing Designate. To learn more about The Farmer's House visit: www.thefarmershouse.org   This event will be held at The National Golf Club of Kansas City, Monday...

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MCAKC & Milwaukee TopGolf Event…

          MCAKC kicked off the 4th of July weekend with a bang on Thursday with a Milwaukee Electric Tool co-sponsored event at the all new TopGolf facility in Overland Park.  Congratulations to Alan Cabe of P1 Group, Inc. for winning the...

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Spring Networking Event…

The MCA of Kansas City's Associate Membership hosted a Spring Networking Event at the College Basketball Experience-Sprint Center. This event represented the kickoff of the MCA's summer line-up of events and was attended by Suppliers, Contractors, and Students. Be...

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Student Chapter Presenters…

          In April, Vince Kocour and Marcus Gilmore of Milwaukee Electric Tool presented on "Maximizing Productivity and Profitability" to the MCAA Student Chapter at Pittsburg State University. Renée R. Jacobs, CHFM, CHC, SASHE, Director of...

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Tech Tip: The Tile App…

The Tile Locator App is an inexpensive way to tag and track your company's property.  Each Tile averages around  $20.00 and has a 1 year battery life.  Simply download the Tile app to a smartphone device and sync a Tile to the locator feature.  It's that simple. ...

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P1 Group Takes Top Safety Award…

 P1 Group of Lenexa, Kansas took top safety honors at this year's MCAA Annual Conference in Maui, Hawaii.  President, Kollin Knox and Vice President of Safety, Don Campbell accepted the award in the category of "Over 1,000,000 Work Hours". L-R; Chuck Fell-MCAA, Knox...

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Milwaukee Electric Tool at KSU…

Vince Kocour, Strategic Account Manager and Marcus Gilmore, Job Site Solutions Market Manager for the Milwaukee Electric Tool Company, presented to the MCAA Student Chapter at Kansas State University on the topic of Power Tool Efficiency. Thanks to the Milwaukee...

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David Ashcraft Presents…

The MCA of Kansas City was host to David Ashcraft, Managing Partner at Copper River Consulting to present on "Project Management's Impact on Financial Outcomes". David has custom designed and delivered training for various businesses such as Chase, Wells Fargo,...

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P1 Group Donates Resource To PSU…

P1 Group makes donation to Pittsburg State University College of Technology.  (From L-R) Dr. Bruce Dallman-Dean, Taylor Peak-Chapter Treasurer, Shontae Cobb-Chapter President, Brady Kyle-P1 Group (Alumni), Shannon Nicklaus-Faculty Advisor, and Ben Herzberg-Chapter...

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MCAKC Kicks-Off 125th…

MCAA President, Chuck Fell presents a plaque honoring  the MCA of Kansas City's, 125th Anniversary at this year's Installation of Officers Night held at the InterContinental Hotel. (L-R) Bill Alexander of Alexander Mechanical (Outgoing President), Kollin Knox of P1...

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Operation Breakthrough Toy Drive

        Thanks to all our Volunteers and Toy Drive Partners for making the second year of our Operation Breakthrough Toy Drive a true success!  With your assistance, we were able to more than double our donation of toys in support of this great...

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Propel Program Wraps First Stage

Congratulations  to: Steven Adams of MKS Pipe & Valve, Stan Stokes of Design Mechanical, Greg Stanger of Stanger Industries, Kevin Johnson of PM Contracting, James Reid of Ferguson Enterprises, Cindy Hansen of Lexington Plumbing, Casey Rohaus of P1 Group, John...

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Student Chapters Attend New York Summit

The MCA of New York & New Jersey played host to this year's Student Summit. Student Chapters from the U.S. and Canada sent delegates to this three day conference in preparation for the Annual MCAA Student Competition. MCA of Kansas City was represented by both...

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PCI Takes First Place…

Congratulations to Team PCI's Matt Crow, Mike Bowersock, Ron Schwertner, and Sam Goucher, for taking First Place in this year's MCA of Kansas City Charity Golf Outing.  The event, which was held at the Falcon Ridge Golf Club in Lenexa, raised $23K in support of the...

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MKS Pipe & Valve at PSU…

MKS Pipe & Valve Company was the featured presenter at the MCA Student Chapter at Pittsburg State University. The topic of discussion, led by Senior Vice President, Steven Adams was on Valve Automation and included product demonstrations. If you're interested in...

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2014 Golf Outing Charity…

The MCA of Kansas City (MCAKC) has selected the Community Assistance Council (CAC) as the charity designate for it's Annual Charity Golf Outing to be held Monday September 22 at the Falcon Ridge Golf Club in Lenexa....

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Heat Safety Tool…

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), is reminding all of you to stay informed and safe in the heat.  Be sure to download and use OSHA's app to check your risk level based on the calculated Heat Index at your working location.  Once it has...

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MCAA Webinar by Lexington Plumbing…

MCAA Webinar: Commercial Plumbing Service Case Study Dan Axtell, Chairman of Lexington Plumbing, presents a case study on Lexington’s transition into commercial plumbing service by utilizing the National Service and Maintenance Agreement, recruiting service...

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Spring Event at Sporting KC…

Thanks to all who attended the MCAKC Associate Member event at Sporting KC.  This was a jointly sponsored event with SMACNA-KC and ASHRAE of Kansas City. Sporting Park provided an excellent networking environment for our Industry Professionals to connect with their...

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The Future at P1 Group…

April 24, P1 Group in Lenexa, Kansas took part in "Bring Your Child To Work Day".  Their program included several activities designed to showcase a variety of roles within the company.  This included a video conference call with their Lawrence Office and a "Guess What...

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WebLEM: 2014 Update…

Tim Moormeier, President of U.S. Engineering and Ron King, Mechanical Estimating Segment Manager for Trimble were featured presenters at the MCA of Kansas City's April Lunch & Learn.  The topic, WebLEM updates including tips in the art of accurate estimating as it...

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