Section News and Events

June 2017 Meeting Announcement

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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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Section News and Events Archives

2013-2014 Board Members

Mark Stevenson
Stevenson Fabrication Services
PO Box 713
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 482-9367
Vice Chairman
Mike Spangler
Kankakee Area Career Center
3288 S. Hieland Rd.
(815) 351-6897
Zack Award
Alpha Construction Testing, Inc.
(630) 562-6138
John Willard
Kustom Bilt
2034 S. 10000 W Rd.
Bonfield, IL 60913
(815) 952-4838

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