Eye on Sheet Metal

A resource for the unionized sheet metal industry



Ohio continues to set bar for fire life safety ordinances

City of Cleveland newest entity to ensure certified workers repair, inspect dampers

CLEVELAND – Five years ago, sheet metal locals in Ohio set a course to educate fire marshals and building inspectors in local municipalities on the importance of fire and smoke damper installation, inspection and maintenance by qualified, certified technicians. In June 2013, the first ordinance, requiring technicians and contractors to be certified by the International Certification Board (ICB), was adopted in Garfield Heights.

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Cleveland wage deal good for education, union membership

Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 33 part of agreement to help build jobs, apprentices

FAIRFAX, Va. – A career starts with education, and sheet metal work is no different. Students in Cleveland now have more opportunities to choose union sheet metal work – or another building trade – as a career and receive the education to be successful in their chosen field. Continue reading “Cleveland wage deal good for education, union membership”

Cleveland sheet metal workers earn international award

Local #33 training center earns Best New IPAF Training Centre of the Year

FAIRFAX, Va. – In all, 13 awards were given at the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA) in Miami on March 26, but for unionized sheet metal workers in Cleveland, they were hoping for one in particular – Best New IPAF Training Centre of the Year. Continue reading “Cleveland sheet metal workers earn international award”

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