CRAFTSMANSHIP Value on Display. Every Day.

Building Northern Illinois

through quality union craftsmanship.

The NWIBT is an alliance of 17 craft unions that work together to improve relationships and create harmony among its member organizations. The NWIBT strives to improve the quality of life and job opportunities for over 15,000 members throughout an eight-county area in Northwestern Illinois.


What We Do

The Northwestern Illinois Building Trades works with contractors, construction professionals, students, and the community. Whether you’re looking to hire a qualified contractor for your construction project, researching a career in the trades, or just hoping to learn more about union construction, we can help.

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