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St. Louis training center networking, making connections to benefit students

Networking and business-to-business marketing is a popular strategy, linking thousands of business owners and organizations and creating partnerships across the economic landscape. In St. Louis, the training center at Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 36 has taken the strategy and used it as a tool to educate the business and academic communities about unionized sheet metal higher education. Continue reading “St. Louis training center networking, making connections to benefit students”

New training center, operations building pursues LEED Platinum

Sheet Metal Workers Local #36 in St. Louis makes good on ‘green’ initiative; 95,000-square-foot building to be fully operational by Dec. 1

ST. LOUIS“Green” has been the new buzz word for a few years now, and while, for some, the buzz has worn off, for others inspiration turned into motivation. In St. Louis, the new business offices and training center for Sheet Metal Workers Local #36 brings a new distinction to a sheet metal workers union building – LEED Platinum. Continue reading “New training center, operations building pursues LEED Platinum”

Sheet metal contractor finds it’s easy to be green

St. Louis’ Murphy Company completes LEED projects, opens door to business

ST. LOUISFor more than a century, Murphy Company in St. Louis has experienced success in mechanical and plumbing design/build projects. In 104 years of history, however, the last 10 years has made the difference. Years before “An Inconvenient Truth” sent the word “green” buzzing into the stratosphere, Murphy Company adopted an environmentally friendly approach, giving clients the opportunity to design their projects to a green standard. Continue reading “Sheet metal contractor finds it’s easy to be green”

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