Section News and Events

[EVENT SUMMARY] December 2016 Meeting

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Tour of Praxair Surface Technology - Thursday November 3rd, 2016 - Old Statesville Rd.

Tour of Praxair Surface Technology and BBQ Dinner -  Thursday November 3rd, 2016 at 5:30PM

October Section 140 Meeting Notice - Welding and Driving NASCAR Racing Cars

This talk covers NASCAR and NASCAR history to explain why the cars are fabricated the way they are today.

AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar and Exam - August 2016

AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar helps skilled and knowledgeable individuals to prepare for the AWS CWI exam.

39th Annual Golf Outing - AWS Charlotte Section

Charlotte Section 140 will sponsor the 39th annual golf outing at the Divide Golf Club in Mathews.  The event will take place on Thursday June 9th, 2016.

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2015-2016 Board Members

Robert Simpson
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28145
P: (704) 216-3921
1st Vice Chair
Ray Sosko
Central Piedmont Community College
315 West Hebron St
Charlotte, NC 28273
P: (704) 330-4487
2nd Vice Chair
Brandon Hoffner
Rowan Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28145
P: (704) 239-7350
Greg Frederick
1300 WT Harris Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28262
P: (704) 595-2071
Gary Stiltner
SAS Global Corp
151 Grayrock Dr.
Statesville, NC 28677
P: (704) 517-0797

Date Updated: 6-2-16

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