The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers is a diverse union representing workers across the United States and Canada. Our members are employed in heavy industry, shipbuilding, manufacturing, railroads, cement, mining, and other industries. We construct and maintain electric power plants, refineries, pulp and paper mills, and steel mills. We build naval ships and commercial tankers, repair locomotives, make cement, and mine coal, gypsum, and talc. We forge tools for industry and make consumer goods.
We are a forward-thinking union that has established national funds for pensions, health and welfare, and an annuity trust for participating local lodges. We boast one of the best apprenticeship programs in America and partner in an award-winning alliance with construction industry contractors and owners that has created numerous union/management innovations for improved safety, manpower availability, training, and cost savings.
Founded on the principles of unity, progress and protection, we offer excellent representation services to promote the security, well-being and advancement of our members.