Section News and Events

March 2018 Meeting Announcement

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February 2018 Meeting CANCELED

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January 2018 Meeting Announcement

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October 2017 Amtrak Facility Tour Announcement

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AWS Indiana Section Student Night September 21, 2017

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Section News and Events Archives

2017-2018 Board Members

Eric Cooper, J. Everett Light Career Center
Charles Cessna
First Vice Chairman
Samuel Chance, Major Tool & Machine
Co Second Vice Chairman
Gary Dugger, Dugger Welding Inspection Inc.
Certification Chair
Robert Richwine, Ivy Technical Community College
Richard Alley, R.L. Alley LLC

Board of Directors

In Memory of Harry Prah and Joe Daumeyer

Tony Brosio
Major Tool and Machine
Gary Dugger
Dugger's Welding Inspection
Dave Jackson
Indiana Oxygen
Bennie Flynn
Flynn Welding
Bob Richwine
Ivy Tech Community College
Dick Alley
Past National Chairman
Mike Anderson
New Castle Career Center
Eric Cooper
J. Everett Light Career Center
Gary Tucker
Ivy Tech Community College

Past National Officers

Dick Alley
Harry Prah

The Indiana Section July 2016 Meeting

The Indiana section will hold their July meeting on July 30th at McCormick Creek State Park. We will be having a potluck lunch. The meeting will begin at 12:30.

For more information please RSVP Bob Richwine at

The Indiana Section Technical Library is housed at

Ivy Tech Community College in Anderson, IN 

For information on library materials, contact the Chairman or email the section

Download the Section Scholarship Application Form

AWS News and Events

2018 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam


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.


Women Weld Too

Learn about the demand for Female Welders!.



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