The Masonry Advisory Council (MAC) is a non-profit organization that provides support to the masonry construction industry. Since 1937 we’ve delivered ongoing collaboration through masonry education, technical literature, research, and training within the industry as a whole. Our goal is to make information accessible so you can make informed decisions for a variety of masonry construction applications. Association members and the masonry public alike can learn more through the accumulated knowledge and experience MAC has available in our extensive searchable technical library.

Learn more About MAC and how we service the Chicagoland area and NW Indiana. We provide complimentary masonry technical support, masonry education, and helpful masonry tips and articles to industry professionals and the general public.

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The Masonry Advisory Council is a collaboration of Educators, Experienced Professionals, Engineers, and Supplier Groups that support masonry construction, materials and assemblies. Contact us with your masonry questions, we are here to help!

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The Masonry Advisory Council promotes and markets the benefits of masonry construction, materials, and technologies through educational and informational programs. We are committed to providing service through ongoing promotion, marketing, education, and instructional programs in Illinois and NW Indiana.

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Call or email us for FREE masonry advice from experts in the industry.

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The Illinois Structural Masonry Coalition is a combined effort sponsored by many groups that have interests in masonry. It’s a FREE service available to Architects and Structural Engineers in Chicago and the suburbs.

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