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Cross Country Pipeline Welding w/ Dan Morango - LIVE DEMO!!
Come and learn from the experts how to manage weldability of P91 steel, dissimilar metal welding, postweld heat treating, selection of weld consumables, the types of weld cracking, and more!
Chairman - Eric Krauss
1st Vice - Erik Purkey
2nd Vice - TBA
Treasurer - Marty Vondra
Secretary - Lisa Moran
Publicity - Cliff Iftimie
Upcoming AWS Events Near This Section
THE AWS CWI SEMINAR IS COMING TO YOU!
Register today and prep with the best.
*ACT NOW - EARLY BIRD RATES END MONDAY, JUNE 30!
August 3 – 8, 2014 – Chicago, IL
Certified Welding Inspector Seminar & Exam
Four Points by Sheraton – Chicago O’Hare
10249 West Irving Park Road
Schiller, IL 60176
Hotel Phone: (817) 671-6000
The AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar helps skilled, knowledgeable welders prepare for the AWS CWI exam. Seasoned instructors will teach you the material you need to know, train you to use and understand the latest technical standards, and provide tips to help you do well on the exam.
With national and international recognition in the welding industry, the CWI certification has been the benchmark companies rely on to ensure the highest level of workmanship.
Forbes - Economy's Tragic Mismatch - July 26, 2016
It is a very insightful article that points out that the lack of skilled labor is the major problem facing our future needs by businesses in the US. A focus of the article is placed by Mr. Karlgaard on welders and the shortage of skilled welders needed for the future. It is very important that the focus on skills training and the skills trades are receiving coverage and exposure at this level.
As all of you know, it is a real effort we have at AWS and the AWS Foundation to focus more resources and scholarships for welding training. Articles such as this substantiate that our focus is on target for industry needs in the US.
2016 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.
Big Bend Community College Student Chapter Builds Battering Ram for Police Armored Vehicle
Welding Thunder 2016
The 5th annual WELDERS WITHOUT BORDERS: WELDING THUNDER TEAM FABRICATION COMPETITION will be held in Las Vegas this November as part of the 2016 FABTECH show. Thank you AWS District 21 for being this year’s sponsor. VIEW THE WELDING THUNDER 2016 PAGE
Welder Training Scholarships (US & Canada)
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
Welder Finds Inspiration In Superheroes
When it comes to finding appreciation for the art of welding, David Landon doesn’t have to look any further than Hollywood. LEARN MORE
AWS Sections, please share this article originally posted on the front page of the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan on your Facebook pages and with your friends and family.
Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos
Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.
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
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