About

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Chicago

MCA Chicago is a professional association representing contractors in mechanical construction. MCA contractors work with the highly qualified pipe fitters and service technicians of Pipefitters Local Union 597 to build the powerhouses that

  • Generate your electricity
  • Install and service heating and air conditioning systems
  • Install piping wherever it's needed – from oil refineries, to pharmaceuticals, to food processing plants
MCA Building

MCA Chicago is here to

Help contractors maintain their edge in mechanical construction and service through

  • Education
  • Marketing
  • Negotiations with the union

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Chicago serves as the voice of the mechanical contracting industry.

MCA of Chicago consists of about 400 union mechanical contracting firms through the Piping Education Council, whose members employ nearly 8,000 Local Union 597 pipe fitters in the Chicago area.

The Mechanical Contractors Association Chicago is the leader of the union mechanical construction and service industry, promoting the professionalism, cost-effectiveness and productivity of union construction and service through

  • Education
  • Labor relations
  • Public relations
  • Government affairs - both locally and nationally.