The United Association's testing program has been in place at Local Union 597 since 1997. Local Union 597 currently hosts the United Association's X-Ray machine on site. Since inception, Local Union 597 ATR's and Welding Staff have given over 10,000 Weld Tests. Please review the welding pages listed for more information regarding the UA and Local Union 597 welding program. If you have questions, or are a contractor requiring information, please contact the Training Center.