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The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry

New Edition.
New Experience.

The completely revamped foundation of EIFS education is now live. Available in both English and Spanish.

Annual Report

The AWCI Annual Report 2023 is now available.

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White Paper Available Now
Stucco and Drainage Planes

Updated to clarify model code language specific to the requirement of a drainage system or drainage material behind exterior cement plaster cladding.

Safe Work Practices for Wall & Ceiling Construction Workers

Practices and principles on 41 potential hazards in the drywall and plastering fields. This free publication is available to download in English and Spanish.

Our mission is to provide services and undertake activities that enhance the members’ ability to operate a successful business.

AWCI’s 2,400 members consist of contractors, suppliers and manufacturers who contribute to nearly all wall and ceiling commercial, government, institutional, retail and residential construction in the United States and portions of Canada.

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President's Message

How we interact with our new and aspiring leaders and pass on best practices and other lessons that we’re trying to foster at AWCI is a part of that, and it includes everything from physical and mental health to training.

By: Travis Winsor

STI Leads Firestop Innovation
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As building construction has increased in complexity, so has the proper design, usage and installation of firestopping materials.
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Wall and ceiling contractors will want to take a close look at the state of their cybersecurity in 2024, now that tough, new “best practices” rules from the Security and Exchange Commission have gone live.
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After nearly 16 years since its initial announcement and navigating various starts and stops, the 70-year-old iconic brand welcomed its first guests in December 2023, marking the much-anticipated western expansion of its renowned luxury counterpart in Miami Beach.

Education Programs

Advance your career in construction with AWCI’s courses and certificate programs. From the Doing It Right programs, to webinars and education sessions at major AWCI events, AWCI guides the industry and raises the professional bar for all.


AWCI offers publications and materials oriented toward improving the knowledge of your team and educating your clients. The industry’s only print magazine, members-only newsletters and white papers help fulfill AWCI’s mission to assist each member in operating a successful business.

Technical Resources

AWCI keeps members up-to-date by working with organizations that set standards and specifications and monitoring regulatory agencies. Members are informed of changes on a monthly basis through the AWCI Codes & Standards Digest newsletter.

Health & Safety

The health, safety and well-being of those in our industry is of utmost importance for all member companies, so AWCI belongs to several coalitions that support the work of professionals throughout the construction industry. AWCI also updates members on developments in safety via a column in AWCI’s Construction Dimensions and with several safety-related publications released throughout the year.