United Group Services

Welcome to United!

With over four decades of leadership in industrial construction, United embodies a legacy of innovation, quality, and unwavering commitment. Our expertise spans a broad spectrum of construction challenges, consistently exceeding industry standards and client expectations. As a full-service provider, we offer comprehensive solutions from concept to completion, embracing each project with a blend of visionary thinking and practical execution.

Our team is headquartered in Cincinnati and skilled in diverse construction domains. We prioritize safety, quality, and service, believing that our success is measured by the lasting impact of our projects. At United, we don’t just build structures; we forge enduring partnerships and create transformative experiences. Every project is an opportunity to demonstrate our leadership in the field, our dedication to innovation, and our commitment to turning your vision into reality.

Our Core Values

  • Safety

    Safety is the most important thing we do, live by and require, we continually enhance and exceed industry standards through our shared obligation of our Brother’s Keeper model combined with stringent evolving safety protocols. Our track record in safety, recognized by OSHA and Industry, underscores our eternal commitment to the well-being of all persons we impact.

  • Quality

    Quality is our legacy, what we leave in-place for decades stating our craftworkers were skilled, our leaders were exemplary and our value is above reproach for every client, in every task, on every job, and within every project.

  • Service

    Service is anchored in individual and collective responsibility to our Clients, Co-Workers and Community to make, build, and leave better than we found. Our Team Mates, Our Projects and Our Neighborhoods will all be better for us having been a part.

Our History


Founded as a process piping, mechanical contractor, and pipe fabricator


Began an apprenticeship program focused on developing skilled labor


Added Rigging and Millwright Division


Formally changed our name to United Group Services to reflect our expanded capabilities


Founded Core Crew, our craft placement company


Founded Elite Welding Academy, a for-profit trade college


Acquired “All American Insulation”


Acquired “Innovative Mechanical Systems”


Added a 20,000 SQFT segregated stainless-steel fabrication shop


Added Scaffolding division


ABC 2022 Contractor of the Year Award

Our Partner Brands

Core Crew

United has a strategic relationship with Core Crew, an industrial labor broker with offices in Cincinnati and Houston. Core Crew specializes in connecting safety-conscious, highly skilled workers with rewarding careers across a variety of trades. This partnership allows United to access a diverse pool of talent, including pipe welders, pipe fitters, millwrights, electricians, carpenters, plumbers, and project managers. This collaboration ensures that United can serve clients throughout the U.S. with top-tier skilled professionals, enhancing our project execution and client satisfaction

Elite Welding Academy

United’s relationship with Elite Welding Academy (EWA), established in 2006, is centered on addressing the industry’s need for skilled welders. EWA, known for its hands-on training program and experienced instructors, is dedicated to producing qualified structural and pipe welders. This partnership enables United to tap into a pool of well-trained professionals, prepared through “real-life” welding simulations at EWA’s campuses in Cincinnati, Houston, and South Point, OH. This collaboration ensures that United has access to a steady stream of proficient welders, crucial for maintaining high-quality standards in our projects.


United’s association with Innovative Mechanical Systems (IMECH), founded in 2004, enhances our service offerings with specialized HVAC duct system solutions. IMECH’s broad capabilities, developed since its inception, enable United to cater to diverse markets including design-build, cleanrooms, and “plan and spec” projects. This partnership allows United to handle projects of varying scales, from small 400-square-foot retail spaces to massive 2.2-million-square-foot corporate headquarters. The expertise of IMECH’s trained field staff, evident in over 300 installations and 5 million pounds of installed ductwork, complements United’s commitment to delivering comprehensive and high-quality industrial construction services.

Our Accomplishments & Accolades