The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a partnership between members of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) and the contractors who employ them.
We’re here to educate and empower you to build responsibly.
Our multi-disciplinary team of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers, and professional instructors brings unmatched expertise in design and constructibility to help you deliver high-performing projects, whether for new or existing construction
See how we can help you create a safer, better built world.
We preserve craft traditions to enhance the value of the building arts while adopting new technologies to embrace the future.
We enable craftworkers, contractors, owners, and designers to do their jobs in the best possible way.
We advocate for the installation of durable, sustainable materials by qualified union craftworkers and the responsible contractors who employ them.
We ensure that buildings are built right the first time, that finishes are installed properly, and that the built world is beautifully maintained.
We raise the standards of safety for craftworkers and for the job sites and buildings in which they work.
We treat each other with respect while collaborating internally and partnering externally to advance our values and vision.
BAC craftworkers receive the best training in the business through a network of over 100 state-of-the-art training centers and certified instructors who teach curriculum designed to meet or exceed industry standards.
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