UA Local Union No. 172 - Jurisdiction
The Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union 172 was chartered on June 1, 1899 in to the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada.
Local 172 consist of the ALL of the following counties: St. Joseph, Marshall, Starke, Cass, Pulaski, Fulton in Indiana: All of the territory North of Highway #218 (located at Bunker Hill, highway runs East and West accross the County) in Miami County; the territory from the North side of the city of Rensselaer, South in Jasper County - the City of Laporte in Laporte County, Indiana. Area also includes Cass County, Michigan and the city of Niles and vicinity in Berrien County, Michigan. Local 172 in partnership with The Mechanical Contractors Association of Indiana train skilled craftsmen in the Plumbing, Pipefitting, and HVAC Technician fields. For over 100 years, thru Local 172's Apprenticeship and Journeymen training we have continued to be an Industry leader in training for our community.
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada have approximately 340,000 skilled members who belong to 418 local unions across North America