Over the course of nearly 130 years, Plumbers Local 68 has learned one crucial lesson: Its members are stronger when united. Local 68 is a Brotherhood and Sisterhood. Unity not only brings them together — it gives them the strength to fight for
Welcome to the
Southwest Pipe Trades Association
The Southwest Pipe Trades Association (SWPTA) is affiliated with United Association (UA) of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada. SWPTA was chartered in 1914 to represent the common interests of the union workers and Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) contractors of the southwest plumbing and pipe fitting industry.
We proudly serve the highly trained journeymen and apprentice plumbers, pipefitters, welders, sprinkler fitters, and HVAC-R service technicians of the 13 local unions of Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
UA Local 430 fights for the rights of plumbers, pipefitters and HVAC-R specialists in the Tulsa, Okla. area. It ensures members have access to decent pay, quality healthcare, job security and consistent work. This in turn is good for Local 430 signatory contractors.
On paper, UA Local 404 is relatively young, as it was chartered in 2013, but the roots of the union go back much farther — more than a hundred years. The mission and focus of Local 404 has remained the same: Fight for