Industry Affiliations

Piping Industry Training Center

Piping-Industry-Training-Center-LogoThe Piping Industry Training Center is the site of all the classroom education and re-education courses offered to the journeymen and apprentices of the Northwest Ohio Piping Industry. The Training Center aims to leave a legacy of service and cooperation that sets the standard throughout the Piping Industry. Website


Mechanical Contractors Association of NW Ohio

MCAThe MCA NW Ohio is a trade association of over 80 signatory mechanical contractors doing business throughout Northwest Ohio. The organization serves as a voice of quality construction and system maintenance in the region. Website



UA Local 50

UA50Local 50 of The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry provides plumbing, pipefitting, and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) service for the needs of homeowners, business, industry, and government installations throughout the twelve counties in Northwest Ohio. Website




United Association

UA logo.jpgThe United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), affiliated with the national building trades, represents approximately 340,000 plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters, service technicians and welders in local unions across North America. We also honor a federation agreement with both the Australian Plumbing Trades Employees Union (PTEU) and Irish Technical, Engineering Electrical Union (TEEU). Website



Great Work-Great Life

GWGL Logo.pngNorthwest Ohio offers members of the Piping Trade an opportunity for Great Work and a Great Life. The region has some of the nation's top construction opporutnities and also offers piping trade members, who are willing to travel for work, a great place to temporarily live or a great place to make your permanent home. Website 



NW Ohio Great Lakes Construction Alliance

GLCAThe Northwest Ohio Great Lakes Construction Alliance aims to establish Ohio and its neighboring states as the premier region in the world for businesses to construct and maintain facilities. NWOGLCA sets the highest standards for ethics, safety, quality, productivity, training and customer service. Website




UA Veterans in Piping 

VIPlogoThe Veterans in Piping (VIP) program offers high-quality skills training and jobs in the pipe trades to U.S. veterans and active duty military personnel preparing to leave the service, combatting the  high unemployment rate for veterans, despite their being a disciplined and highly trainable population. Website



Helmets to Hardhats

HTHHelmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. Website 


ACT Ohio

ACTAffiliated Construction Trades (ACT) Ohio is the watchdog for the construction industry throughout Ohio. ACT Ohio advocates for quality, safe construction by qualified contractors and skilled craftsmen, as well as level competition to ensure the state's tax dollars are spent properly. Website




Toledo Construction

526874_570681379665890_1207837992_nToledo Construction is comprised of sixteen autonomous building trades throughout the region. The organization's mission is to unite and associate together all area construction trades, to protect the interests and respective autonomy of all affiliated organizations, and to promote unison and harmony between employers and employees in the building and construction industry. Website