The products and services in the industrial fabrication specialty are utilized in a wide range of applications including industrial air handling, ventilating and pollution control systems. Qualified union sheet metal workers fabricate and weld complete industrial products and processes that are manufactured to withstand continuous duty in demanding applications. Metal fabrication is a term that encompasses the cutting, forming, and assembly processes used to turn raw materials into finished parts, products, and structures. We help to train professionals to become custom design and build experts specializing in heavy industrial metal fabrication and installation.
An union industrial sheet metal member is a skilled tradesperson, who works both in the shop and on–site to craft and install high–cost metal components, using materials such as steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel and titanium. These are found on the exterior and interior of a wide variety of industrial facilities, from factories to refineries, and from power plants to skyscrapers.
A large part of the job includes welding of all kinds: T-joints, lap joints, open corner, butt welds. Union sheet metal apprentices get full training in these processes and everything else they need to know to become a competent welder.
Union Sheet Metal workers work with their clients to fabricate custom metal products that exactly fit the customer’s needs. They work together with their clients throughout the design phase of a project to make sure all the fabrication and quality specifications are met.
There are many other needs that make up the market for Industrial Fabrication. Sheet Metal Worker’s perform this work in almost every commercial or industrial setting, including:
- Food Processing
- Hi Tech
- Power Plant
- Pulp and Paper
- Waste Removal