Pipefitters’ Local Union 533 has a rich history that dates from March 18, 1911, when it was chartered by the United Association. We recognize that the pride and strength of our organization lies in the skills and knowledge of our approximately 1,500 members, a brotherhood of men and women who strive for excellence in their chosen craft. Local 533 is led by a group of Officers who are elected by the membership, and is affiliated with the United Association, one of the most respected and influential building trades unions in the U.S. and Canada.
Pipefitters in Kansas City have enjoyed growth in professional knowledge, membership and strength through unity. Our mission at Pipefitters Local 533 is to give our members a quality of life characterized by respect and economic security, through promoting and representing the interests of all working people within our jurisdiction in the piping industry.