AGMA works with affiliated organizations to provide education and training programs that upgrade technical skills, improve management practices, and enhance quality workmanship. Architectural Glass Institute

The Architectural Glass Institute (AGI) was created to provide a forum for sharing the collective expertise of our glazier employers of the Philadelphia tri-state region and the Finishing Trades Institute. Offering consultative insight combined with flawless installation, AGI’s specialized work teams ensure your project meets our elevated standards. And yours. Committed to ongoing education, you get more than execution from AGI.


FCA International (FCA) represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. FCA contractors share a common mission – to provide their customers with the highest quality craftsmanship.

FCA helps members compete more effectively and retain market share by providing a host of contractor-driven business services to members, ensuring a maximum return on investment for FCA contractor members’ investments to industry trust funds and advocating for our contractor members before governmental organizations.

AGMA also works nationally with the FCA to advance our industry by going to Capitol Hill to voice our concerns to the Senate and Congress on important issues such as Multi-Employer Pension Reform.

AGMA is an affiliate of FCA and as such all AGMA members enjoy the benefits of FCA services.


Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region (FTI) provides necessary skills to individuals for career advancement to journeyperson status and continued education in the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades construction industries. This commitment to apprentice and journeyperson education and training is essential to the success of our various skill trade unions and our contractor associations.

FTI is the only building trades entity with full Department of Education accreditation as a post secondary institution.