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Welders night

CENTRAL MASS/RHODE ISLAND Welcomes you to join us for welders night Thursday February 16th @ 6:00 at Greater New Bedford Ma. 02745



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We are trying to get this website up and running to keep the section members informed about what is going on in our section.



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2014-2015 Board Members

Chair
Brendon Pequita
Greater New Bedford Vo-Tech High School
1121 Ashley Blvd.
New Bedford, MA 02745
P: (508) 763-3504
E: bpequita@gnbvt.edu
1st Vice Chair
Certification Chair
Timothy Kinnaman
T. C. Kinnaman Welding Solutions
211 Liberty Ln
West Kingston, RI 02892
P: (401) 323-0535
E: tckinnaman@gmail.com
2nd Vice Chair
Paul Mendez
Greater New Bedford Vo-Tech High School
1121 Ashley Blvd.
New Bedford, MA 02745
P: (508) 992-4903
E: vtfootball68@aol.com
Secretary
Treasurer
Douglas A. Desrochers
Old Colony RVTHS
476 North Avenue
Rochester, MA 02770
P: (508) 763-8011 x 135
E: dadaws@comcast.net

AWS News and Events

Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos

Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.


Compilation


Sydnee Brey


Samuel Torres


Bobby Counts


Roman Weasel

AWS Weldlink

You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW

Excellence in Welding Awards

The Excellence in Welding Awards (formerly Image of Welding Awards) are issued in nine categories. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities. Nominations will be judged by WEMCO, a standing committee of AWS, which is composed of executives of welding industry suppliers to promote the welding equipment market. Enhancing the image of welding as a critical industry is among their priority programs. NOMINATE NOW

April 2015 is National Welding Month

2015 AWS President Dave Landon addresses AWS Sections about National Welding Month. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS President Dave Landon Talks WeldLink

WeldLink is the ultimate career planning and management system specifically designed to bring together individuals, businesses, and schools in the welding industry. Get a sneak peek at the new website. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS Seminar Schedule

Hot off the press! The 2015 AWS Seminar Schedule is now available. Look for one in your area and sign up today.

2014 AWS PRESIDENT DEAN WILSON'S VISION FOR INNOVATION

Visit the page! LEARN MORE

WHY YOU SHOULD COMPETE IN SKILLSUSA

For the person interested in taking their welding career to the next level, SkillsUSA is an amazing asset. Their regional, state, and national competitions offer the chance to hone your skills while you compete against others. And more than that, each competition offers a scholarship to the winner. VIEW VIDEO

WOMEN IN WELDING

This video looks at just some of the exciting careers options available to women (and men) who decide to invest their time in the study of welding. VIEW VIDEO