Section News and Events

District 13 Director Elections

Elections for District 13 Director



Hoist Liftruck Mfg, Inc. Facility Tour 4-23-14

Please join us for an inside tour of Hoist Liftruck’s manufacturing facility.



Praxair/AWS Scholarship

AWS District 13/Praxair Scholarships Available-DEADLINE IS APRIL 1, 2014



AWS Past Chairman’s Dinner & Presentation 3-12-14

Please join us for dinner and a presentation hosted by John Willard, AWS District 13 Director



AWS Chicago Section Valentine’s Dinner 2-12-14 [PHOTOS]

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Section News and Events Archives

2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman - Eric Krauss
1st Vice - Erik Purkey
2nd Vice - TBA
Treasurer - Marty Vondra
Secretary - Lisa Moran
Publicity - Cliff Iftimie


AWS News and Events

2014 AWS President Dean Wilson's Vision for Innovation

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Stainless Steel Conference

March 25-26, 2014, Philadelphia, PA LEARN MORE

2014 Certification Schedule

Note that the schedule is subject to change without notice. VIEW SCHEDULE

International Symposium on Advances in Resistance Welding

April 28–30, 2014, Atlanta, GA REGISTER NOW

Why You Should Compete in SkillsUSA Video

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 Video

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