About Us

The Western Lake Erie Insulation Industry is a labor-management cooperative organization providing area contractors with a well-trained and qualified insulation workforce.

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Value of Insulation

Together, Heat and Frost Insulators Union Local 45 and its signatory contractors are dedicated to providing our customers with a highly-trained and skilled workforce.

The training our workforce receives allows us to be industry leaders, qualified to perform residential, commercial and industrial insulation projects.

In addition to the labor-management cooperative position of WLEII, the organization is part of the Master Insulation Association of Toledo, which is affiliated with the Central States Insulation Association (CSIA). CSIA is a trade association that represents the mechanical insulation and specialty insulation industries in the region. Formed in 1957 as a regional branch of the National Insulation Association (NIA), CSIA is a not-for-profit corporation committed to serving the educational, technological, business and social needs of all members.

Master Insulation Association of Toledo
1845 Collingwood Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43624
Phone: (419)241-3601
Contact: Bob Bernius
Website: csiaonline.org

Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Union Local 45
4904 North Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611
Kristopher Schively, Business Manager

Local 45 is affiliated with the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, a member of the AFL-CIO Building Trades Department. The International’s mission is to assist its members in securing employment, defending their rights and advancing their interests as working men and women through education and co-operation.

For more information, please visit the international at insulators.org

Code Of Conduct

The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers’ Professional Craftsman Code of Conduct (PCCC) is a program designed to promote excellent work ethic and craftsmanship.