Competition heats up

Matt Elson of Local 50 in Toledo works on a welding exercise at the regional competition at the Piping
Industry Training Center in Northwood. Men and women welders, pipefitters and plumbers from Ohio,
Michigan, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania and District of Columbia,

who won their state competition participated in this regional competition. (Photo: Aaron
Carpenter/Sentinel-Tribune)Matt Elson of Local 50 in Toledo works on a welding exercise at the regional
competition at the Piping Industry Training Center in Northwood. Men and women welders, pipefitters and
plumbers from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania and
District of Columbia,
who won their state competition participated in this regional competition. (Photo: Aaron
Carpenter/Sentinel-Tribune)