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Toledo’s reigning ‘Kielbasa King’ hails from IBEW Local 8

  The undisputed “Kielbasa King” of Toledo is a Journeyman Installer Technician (VDV) with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 8. For the third consecutive year, Shawn Zaborski led the winning team to victory at the 4th Annual Kielbasa Cook-Off, held Oct. 4, at St. Clement’s Community Center. The event was sponsored by the […]

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A video worth 10 minutes of your time

A highly informative video was posted last month on You Tube and it is worth the attention of anyone who supports Toledo Construction and the Northwest Ohio Building Trades. The online video titled, “The Truth about the ABC REV HD” lasts just under 10 minutes. With a focus on California, the video debunks a number […]

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State Senator honors 3 UA Local 50 apprentices for championship skills

Ohio State Senator Randy Gardner (R-2nd) celebrated the amazing accomplishments of three apprentices from Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 50 who each took a first place honor at this year’s Ohio State Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest. Senator Gardner presented proclamations to the three members of the United Association of Plumbers, Steamfitters and Service Mechanics Local 50 […]

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Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter pulls man from burning car

A Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter who also serves as the Fire Chief of an area volunteer department is credited with saving the life of a young man involved in a fiery head-on car crash June 27. Police reported that a white Lincoln was traveling the wrong way on Benore Road at the I-75 overpass when it […]

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Toledo Construction Aids in Landmark Project for Maritime Academy of Toledo

The Maritime Academy of Toledo is now home to a newly redeveloped maritime simulator site thanks to work donated by Carpenters Local 351 and IBEW Local 8, two of Toledo Construction’s affiliated unions. The simulator project is the first phase of the Academy’s landmark agreement with VSTEP B.V., a leading European developer of simulators and virtual […]

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SMW Local 33 Business Agent appointed to Toledo City Council

Matt Cherry, a business agent for Sheet Metal Workers Local 33, has replaced D. Michael Collins on the Toledo City Council. The City Council voted 8-3 on Jan. 2 to appoint Cherry, who was selected by the Lucas County Democratic Party to replace Collins (who was elected mayor). Lucas County Democratic Party Chairman Ron Rothenbuler […]

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Local 50 Donates Toys, Gives Back to Community

One of Toledo Construction’s main goals is to give back to the communities that have entrusted us with their building needs over the years. This tenet of our organization was proudly […]

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Undercover Seattle officer trained as drywaller, investigates abusive contractor

A Seattle contractor who obtained more than $1 million in government contracts now faces criminal charges, accused of scamming workers out of pay as part of a scheme to underbid competitors. The Seattle Post Intelligencer has the full story on the investigation that saw a Seattle police officer trained as a drywall installer, who then […]

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$850 million energy plant project commits to using union workforce

Our partners with ACT Ohio last week announced a significant project coming to the Toledo area where the developers have committed to using our skilled union workforce. Bill Martin, President of North America Project Development, LLC (NAPD) was in town to go over the details of his $850 million dollar Oregon Clean Energy Project. Powered […]

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We are the Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades

The seventeen affiliated local unions that comprise the Toledo Northwest Ohio Building Trades unite and associate together to build up the great city of Toledo, Ohio and its surrounding area. Our jurisdiction covers the counties of Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Henry, Hancock, Williams, Ottawa and Defiance within the state of Ohio.

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