Section News and Events

Section Meeting Scheduled for October the 25th at Praxair Distribution Inc.

Praxair will have an open house at their 4236 Statesville Rd. location with technical discussions and live demonstration.



NEW - Section 140 Scholarships Available - Apply Now!

AWS Charlotte Section 140 is currently accepting applications for a NEW section scholarship.



40th Annual Golf Outing - AWS Section 140

June 8th will be our 40th Annual Golf outing at the Divide Golf Club in Mathews, NC



17th Annual AWS WELDING COMPETITION

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[EVENT SUMMARY] December 2016 Meeting

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2015-2016 Board Members

Chair
Ray Sosko
Central Piedmont Community College
315 West Hebron St
Charlotte, NC 28273
P: (704) 330-4487
E: ray.sosko@cpcc.edu

 

Secretary
Greg Frederick
EPRI
1300 WT Harris Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
P: (704) 595-2071
E: gfrederi@epri.com

1st Vice Chair
Brandon Hoffner
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28145
P: (704) 239-7350
E: brandon.hoffner@rccc.edu

 

Treasurer
Gary Stiltner
SAS Global Corp
151 Grayrock Dr.
Statesville, NC 28677
P: (704) 517-0797
E: gstiltner@bellsouth.net

2nd Vice Chair
Brian Lucas
Central Piedmont Community College
315 West Hebron St
Charlotte, NC 28273
P: (704) 330-4487
E: brian.lucas@cpcc.edu

 

Awards Committee Chairman and Education Committee Chairman
Robert Simpson
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28145
P: (704) 216-3921
E: robert.simpson@rccc.edu

   


Date Updated: 6-2-16


AWS News and Events

2017 AWS Conferences

Quality educational materials – and welding conferences in particular – are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands. Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.

  • FABTECH - Thermal Spray Coating
    November 6, 2017 / Chicago, Ilinois
  • This group will discuss most aspects of thermal spray coatings including thermal spray processes, equipment, pre and post treatment, applications, and industry usage. Processes covered will include flame spray (powder, wire, and rod), detonation spray, high velocity oxy/fuel spray (HVOF), cold spray, plasma spray, and twin wire electric arc spray.

  • FABTECH - RWMA Resistance Welding School
    November 7-8, 2017 / Chicago, Ilinois
  • RWMA offers this intensive two-day course about the basics of resistance welding once a year. The school is designed to give operators, production supervisors, engineers, and others the opportunity to study, better understand, and further their knowledge in the theory, applications, and equipment used in the resistance welding process.

VIEW FULL CONFERENCES SCHEDULE


2017-18 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

VIEW UPCOMING SCHEDULES


2017 District Conferences – Staff Report

  • Overall, when compared to the welding industry, the American Welding Society had a reasonably good year in 2016. We want to thank our Volunteers and Staff for their devoted efforts in making AWS successful.

VIEW FULL REPORT HERE


Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
    AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
    Welder Training Scholarship Application


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