Local 437 was chartered as a local of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association July 26th, 1963. Currently, Local 437 has members working in the Sheet Metal and Roofing Industries in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Our skilled tradesmen and women work primarily in the ICI (Industrial, Commercial, Institution) sector of the construction industry, both on job sites and in production shops.
Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) was founded in 1888. Internationally the SMWIA represents 150,000 members throughout Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico in areas such as HVAC installation, fabrication, repair, and service; architectural sheet metal; manufacturing, metal roofing, railroad and shipyard work and a range of other industries and occupations.