SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 20, 2009 07:01 ET

Union Ironworkers Improving Skills for Your Next Industrial Construction Project, a Feature of "Industry Today" on

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Whether you are constructing bridges, buildings, churches, schools, hospitals or industrial plants, more than 120,000 international union ironworkers are ready and have the skills to make your next project successful. Even in a down economy, union ironworkers are not sitting idle. The union is investing in the future through advanced certification courses, skills upgrading classes, and preparation for the next increase in workloads. "In this economy, we have the chance to look back and see where we need to go, and we have focused on training and accountability in our membership to provide value to the contractors," states George Kratzer, President Ironworkers District Council of Southern Ohio and Vicinity and International VP.

The ironworkers have increased the number of training classes for membership to improve value, including OSHA & safety training, apprenticeship training, and journeyman upgrading.

Click here Join George Kratzer and Marvin Ragsdale, President of the Ironworkers District Council of the State of Texas and the Mid-South States, on this week's "Industry Today" webcast as they discuss how the ironworkers are preparing for your next construction project.

For more information contact the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust IMPACT Direct.

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