In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the heated competition at the 2019 Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest held in Madison at the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center. Building Wisconsin wants to congratulate the winners: Justin Lindberg in Steamfitting; Tom Adams in Plumbing; Dennis Komassa in Sprinkler Fitting; Dylan Mercier in [...]
Catch the heated competition at the 2019 Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest held this year in Madison WI at the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center. Winners move on to the District competition in St Paul MN where they will compete against 10 other states, with winners moving on to the UA International Pipe [...]
In today’s video, Building Wisconsin TV visits the We Energies Valley Power Plant in Milwaukee as members of Steamfitters Local 601 work to convert the power plant from coal to natural gas. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mike Woznicki from We Energies, Stan Hohol from AECOM and Chris Valerine, Paul Prill and Joel Zielke from Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction [...]
In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith goes to Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We’ll see the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site [...]
Who helps keep our food frozen or cooled so it safely gets to our dinner table? Steamfitters! In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with the pros from Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems. Owners, Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson give us a tour [...]
Learn about ammonia refrigeration systems with Summit Refrigeration Group and Steamfitters Local 601 and see how they're used to help keep our food frozen and cooled so it can safely get to our dinner tables.
Building trade apprentices not only learn in the classroom, they also train on the job. Today's video short from Building Wisconsin TV shows Steamfitters Local 601 apprentices working as rig welder helpers on a natural gas pipeline project. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives throughout Wisconsin.
The current shortage of skilled workers is causing the Building Trades to increase their recruitment efforts to bring in and train good people. Pay and benefits are the same for women and men and jobs are plentiful. Steamfitters Local 601 is one of several trades taking proactive steps in the recruitment of apprentices, [...]
It seems everybody loves a brewery tour. Today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series has over 10,000 views on YouTube. It features a behind-the-scenes tour of the MillerCoors Brewery in Milwaukee with members of Steamfitters Local 601. Host Stuart Keith meets with Miller Valley Brewery Plant Manager Ken Litke, Steamfitters Angelo Finaldi and Ed Tonn and Joe Van Beek from Butters-Fetting Co. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about [...]
A beautiful new complex off I-90/94 in Madison houses the Steamfitters 601 Training Center. In today’s video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we’ll tour the facility. Host Stuart Keith meets with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters 601 who talk about the construction process and show the completed Training Center. Stu also meets with Brad Werlein from General Heating to find out what this facility means for [...]