Section News and Events

NDT Seminar November 2017 Two Dates, Two Locations

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October 2017 Meeting Announcement

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Brewery Tour and Dinner - September 2017 Meeting Announcement

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[ARTICLE] CIRAS joins with American Welding Society (Iowa) to host Successful Seminar

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Annual Golf Outing May 12, 2017

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2016-2017 Board Members

Chair
Brian Griffith
Van GorpCorporation
1410 Washington Street
Pella, IA 50219
P: (515) 554-3243
E: brian_griffith@lincolnelectric.com
1st Vice Chair
Branden Otto
Iowa Central Community College
One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
P: (515) 574-1945
E: otto@iowacentral.edu
2nd Vice Chair
Darren Stane
Miller Electric
P: (712) 310-3504
Secretary
Maggie-Anne Landon
Vermeer Corporation
1210 E. Vermeer Rd.
Pella, IA 50219
P: (641) 621-8321
E: maggie-annelandon@vermeer.com
Treasurer
John Shaw
Vermeer Corp.
1210 E. Vermeer Rd.
Pella, IA 50219
P: (641) 621-8283
E: jshaw@vermeer.com
 

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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.

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2017-18 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

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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.

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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