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    Ironworkers 172
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    Iron Workers 172
    Since 1915, our union ironworkers have built Columbus with professionalism, integrity, and pride. Members of Local 172 are gold-standard ironworkers and experts in their craft. A “mixed” local union, our members are trained and experienced in every aspect of the ironworking industry.

Welcome to Iron Workers Local 172

Building Columbus, Ohio for over 100 Years

The officers and members of Iron Workers Local 172 have a 100-year legacy of supplying construction contractors across Central Ohio with the most qualified workforce available. The men and women of Iron Workers 172 deliver the highest-quality iron work in the industry.

The officers and members of Iron Workers Local 172 are gold-standard iron workers and experts in every aspect of the ironworking industry. Members of Iron Workers 172, a “mixed” local union, are trained and experienced in every aspect of the ironworking industry.

Chartered in Columbus, Ohio on June 7, 1915, Iron Workers Local 172 members and apprentices are highly skilled, well-trained, and drug-free structural iron workers, ornamental iron workers, and rodmen.  “Working together and using all the tools at our disposal, including IMPACT, journeyman upgrade training and a constantly improving apprentice program, we maintain the solid foundation built by our forefathers and brothers,” says Benton M. Amburgey Jr., Financial Secretary-Treasurer and Business Manager of Iron Workers Local 172.

“Passing on the pride and integrity instilled in us, we supply the Central Ohio ironworking industry with the most qualified and best-trained workforce available.”

Iron Workers Local 172 thanks the contractors, developers, labor partners, and political leaders who’ve been our partners for the last century and will work with us to build Columbus over the next 100 years.


Ironworker Services

  • Ironworker 172 Services Structural
  • Ornamental
  • Reinforced & Post-Tensioned Concrete
  • Machinery Moving & Rigging
  • Precast Concrete
  • Curtainwall Systems
  • Sheeting
  • Metal buildings
  • Fencing