Essential & Professional
The snow and ice management industry provides an essential service. Always hire a professional contractor.
Whether you are a contractor or facility manager,
it's time to elevate your game.
Opportunity /Research/ Awareness
The commercial snow and ice industry now has a 501(c)(3) charitable organization focused on helping grow opportunities for workforce development, new advancements in science and research, and enhanced public awareness.
Connect with industry peers
SIMA connects you with industry peers via the web and in person, here are some ways:
An invisible industry
that packs a punch
Let’s face it, snow management isn’t always glamorous - it’s a tough gig, in tough conditions. But our industry touches many aspects of public life. You might be surprised at the impact it has on jobs and the economy:
- The private snow/ice industry in the United States is estimated to be an $18 billion industry and about $4.7 billion in Canada
- There are an estimated 110,000 or more snow service operators in the United States, and 22,000 commercial-grade contractors
- The US snow industry employees over 250,000 people annually