A brief listing of recent agreements signed and ratified by Boilermaker local lodges
L-M18 — Buffalo, N.Y.
Effective May 8, 2010 to May 3, 2013, for six members of Local M18 (Buffalo, N.Y.) who manufacture decontamination and sterilization equipment for Getinge Sourcing LLC in Rochester, N.Y. Products include washers/disinfectors, warming cabinets, sterilizers, and scrub sinks used in the health care industry.
L-M24 — Kokomo, Ind.
Effective Jan. 26, 2010 to Jan. 31, 2011, for 13 members of Local M24 (Kokomo, Ind.) who work at Williamson Polishing & Plating Co. Inc. in Indianapolis. Williamson has been serving the central Indiana area in the polishing and plating industry for over 70 years. Local M24 members perform the following finishes: black oxide, brass, bright tin, bronze, cadmium, copper, decorative chrome, hard chrome, nickel, silver, tin, zinc, and zinc phosphate.
L-37 — New Orleans
Effective Aug. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2012, for eight members of Local 37 (New Orleans) who repair ships at Buck Kreihs Marine Repair LLC. Local 37 members service all classes of vessels — from small tugs to full-size oceangoing ships — performing services from minor voyage repairs to major conversions.
L-M67 — Los Angeles
Effective May 1, 2010 to April 30, 2011, for 68 members of Local M67 (Los Angeles) who produce pistons and piston rings at the Pacific Piston Ring Co. in Culver City, Calif.
L-146 — Edmonton, Alberta
Effective Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2012, for 10 members of Local 146 (Edmonton, Alberta) who fabricate heater packages and vertical and horizontal separators at Larsen & D’Amico Mfg. Ltd.
L-151 — Erie, Pa.
Effective Aug. 14, 2010 to Aug. 14, 2014, for 35 members of Local 151 (Erie, Pa.) who fabricate structural steel products at Arthur-Louis Steel Co. in Ashtabula, Ohio.
L-158 — Peoria, Ill.
Effective July 26, 2010 to Sept. 13, 2012, for 463 members of Local 158 (Peoria, Ill.) who work at Komatsu America Corp.’s Peoria Manufacturing Operation (Mining Division). Local 158 members build large (up to 360-ton payload), off-road mining trucks for mining applications around the world. They also support mining equipment produced at other Komatsu facilities, such as bulldozers, excavators, and wheel loaders.
L-S228 — Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
Effective Nov. 1, 2010 to Oct. 31, 2011, for 13 members of Local S228 (Santa Fe Springs, Calif.) who apply porcelain and ceramic finishes to metal items, primarily for commercial and consumer appliances at Holiday Porcelain in Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
L-D274 — Winnipeg, Manitoba
Effective July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2014, for five members of Local D274 (Winnipeg, Manitoba) who make cement products at Lafarge Canada Inc.
L-344 — Ridgecrest, Calif.
Effective June 21, 2010 to Aug. 1, 2014, for eight members of Local 344 (Ridgecrest, Calif.) who work as full-time and part-time visitor control I and visitor control II employees for Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services-Readiness and Stability Operations at the naval base in China Lake, Calif.
L-1603 — Alliance, Ohio
Effective March 19, 2010 to July 31, 2013, for 41 members of Local 1603 (Alliance, Ohio) who manufacture iron and steel forgings at T&W Forge Inc.