New contract summaries

A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges

National Transient Division/L-83

Effective July 11, 2008 to July 10, 2009, administered by the National Transient Division for members of Local 83 (Kansas City, Mo.) who make custom insulation products at the Winbco Tank Company in Ottumwa, Iowa. In business since 1939, Winbco is a custom manufacturer and on site erector of tanks, pressure vessels, columns, and equipment for use in the food, grain, ethanol, hydrocarbon, chemical, power, wastewater, fruit juice, and brewing industries.

National Cement Lodge

Effective June 1, 2008 to May 31, 2011, for 18 members of the National Cement Lodge who make custom insulation products at American Fibrex.

Local D209 — Speed, Ind.

Effective Dec. 14, 2006 to Dec. 14, 2010, for 149 members of Local D209, Speed, Ind., who make Portland cement at Essroc, a leading manufacturer of cement and concrete admixtures serving the cement and construction industries.

Local D314 — Daleville, Va.

Effective May 1, 2007 to April 30, 2011, for 85 members of Local D314, Daleville, Va., who work in the maintenance and production of bulk and packaged Portland and masonry products at the Roanoke Cement Co.

Local 374 — Hammond, Ind.

Effective July 18, 2008 to July 17, 2011, for 32 members of Local 374, Hammond, Ind. (formerly members of the National Transient Lodge), who make tanks at Moon Fabricating Corp. in Kokomo, Ind. In business since 1923, Moon products include rubber-lined tank trucks, epoxy-lined mixing tanks, emission duct work, exhaust stacks, process tanks, and storage tanks.

Local 483 — Alton, Ill.

Effective May 8, 2008 to May 11, 2011, for eight members of L-483, Alton, Ill., who work at the St. Louis Plating Co., offering custom chrome plating and polishing services for most motorcycle parts, including steel, aluminum, and zinc die casting.

Local 651 — Somerville, Mass.

Effective May 5, 2008 to May 1, 2011, for 165 members of Local Lodge 651, Somerville, Mass., who manufacture precision stainless steel components at the Westinghouse Electric Co. in Newington, N.H.

Local 727 — Owensboro, Ky.

Effective May 5, 2008 to May 3, 2010, for 35 members of Local 727, Owensboro, Ky., who produce polymer chemicals at Owensboro Specialties Polymers. OSP provides high barrier coatings to the flexible packaging and metal coating industries, as well as many other applications that require excellent barrier to moisture, gases, odors, flavors, grease, chemicals, etc.

Local 1247 — Chicago

Effective May 15, 2008 to May 24, 2011, for four members of Local 1247, Chicago, who perform metal plating at James Precious Metals Plating Inc.