ST. LOUIS, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562, will be moving its Headquarters and Training Center to Earth City, Missouri. The move allows Local 562 to better serve its 4,000 members with a more centralized location.
"Our offices and the Training Center need to be in a place to better serve our members," said John O'Mara, business manager, secretary – treasurer of Local 562. "Our Training Center will be better equipped to keep up with new technologies, training devices and will allow us more space for our quality hands-on training programs."
The Union will purchase the building located at 3640 Corporate Trail (former ITT Technical Institute located off Highway 70/Earth City Expressway) which will house the Union's Offices, Health and Welfare personnel and Health Center. The more than 40,000 square ft. building will be renovated and the move should take place by end of 2017. The land acquisition which will be the future site of the Training Center is located (3772 Corporate Center Dr.) and is scheduled to be completed by end of 2018.
Local 562's current headquarters is located at 12385 Larimore Road in Spanish Lake, MO and training center is located at Highway 270 and Lilac at 1084 Kenran Industrial Blvd. Both properties are for sale and the current headquarters sits on 450 acres of land.
"We are very excited to move to a facility that will give our members a much better opportunity to enhance their skills in the piping industry," said O'Mara
Local 562 closed on both properties on June 20th and 21st.
Local 562 has grown to include 4000 members who serve the plumbing and mechanical industry in 67 counties in Eastern Missouri. Its membership offers a wide array of plumbing and mechanical skills that are valued throughout the construction industry. Through our partnership with our contractors, we are able to provide consumers and the public with the safest, most highly trained, productive workforce in the region.
SOURCE Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562