Section News and Events

David Landon Visit - November 5, 2015

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February 2015 Meeting

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May 2014 Meeting

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Two Upcoming Events in November with AWS President Nancy Cole

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Welding Wars at FABTECH 2013

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2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman
Mark Stevenson
Stevenson Fabrication Services
PO Box 713
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 482-9367
mark@stevensonfabrication.com
Vice Chairman
Mike Spangler
Kankakee Area Career Center
3288 S. Hieland Rd.
(815) 351-6897
spanglerm@kacc.k12.il.us
Secretary
Zack Award
Alpha Construction Testing, Inc.
(630) 562-6138
zaward@alphatestinginc.com
Treasurer
John Willard
Kustom Bilt
2034 S. 10000 W Rd.
Bonfield, IL 60913
(815) 952-4838
kustom_bilt@msn.com

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.

  • 10th Shipbuilding Conference
    May 16-17, 2017 / Portland, Oregon
  • The next AWS conference for shipbuilding is planned to include sessions on innovative pipe welding technologies, welding automation, new technology for welding both ferrous and non-ferrous materials and additive manufacturing. The presentations will include information on welding technology implemented in shipyards in the US and other international locations.

VIEW FULL CONFERENCES SCHEDULE


2017 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

  • New Orleans, LA – June 4-9, 2017 (Signup Deadline: May 1, 2017)
    New Orleans, LA – September 24-29, 2016 (Signup Deadline: August 21, 2017)

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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



AWS Weldlink

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


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


Big Bend Community College Student Chapter Builds Battering Ram for Police Armored Vehicle

VIEW THE VIDEO PRESENTATION