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Protecting and Promoting Building In Montana
The Power of Three Associations. The Benefit of One Voice.
Proud members trust us to watch their back on Capitol Hill
Local Associations, dedicated to marketing your business to local customers.
Legal, Technical and Lobbying Experts are working on your behalf in Washington, D.C
"MBIA/GRIP promotes an ongoing safety culture within my company by identifying risks, providing safety training, and financial incentives for safe performance."Bill Pierce, Pierce & Associates
"MBIA/GRIP has helped me create a safety culture within our company rsulting in safer jobsites and up to a 40% reduction in workers compensation costs. I view the GRIP program as our #1 association benefit."Chip Pigman, Pigman Builders - Hamilton
"We consider the MBIA/GRIP staff as part of our team. Sean and Mike do a masterful job of safety training. GRIP significantly reduces the odds of injury to our valued craftsmen and tradesmen that work on our jobsites."Tim Dean, Tim Dean Construction - Bozeman
The Montana Building Industry Association (MBIA) is a not-for-profit organization of small Montana businesses that have banded together to promote and protect the homebuilding industry in the state of Montana. MBIA is comprised of 9 local associations from around the state of Montana. Together those local associations have over 2300 small business members and build over 75% of the homes in our state. Additionally, MBIA is part of the National Association of Homebuilders, one of the largest trade associations in the nation. MBIA works with the Montana State Fund to provide a significant amount of safety training and reduced workers’ compensation rates to members through the GRIP program. NAHB , located in Washington D.C is an effective voice for homebuilders all over the country. NAHB has over 235,000 members and has developed a world class housing research center to provide independent third-party evaluation and testing of products and materials to keep builders on the leading edge of technology. At the same time, the Research Center enhances the quality and affordability of housing materials. In addition to researching the design and construction of homes and testing new products, the Research Center also studies important social and policy issues such as land use, the environment, affordable and sustainable housing, and special needs housing.