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Insulators/Insulation Workers

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Approximately 55,180 insulation workers are employed in the United States. Most insulators work for insulation contractors and other construction companies. Some work for wholesale and retail outlets, government agencies, the shipbuilding industry, and industries that use large amounts of heat, coolants, and power (such as utilities, chemical plants, nuclear power plants, and petroleum refineries). Some are self-employed.

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