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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

Excellence in Welding Awards

The Excellence in Welding Awards (formerly Image of Welding Awards) are issued in nine categories. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities. Nominations will be judged by WEMCO, a standing committee of AWS, which is composed of executives of welding industry suppliers to promote the welding equipment market. Enhancing the image of welding as a critical industry is among their priority programs. NOMINATE NOW

April 2015 is National Welding Month

2015 AWS President Dave Landon addresses AWS Sections about National Welding Month. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS President Dave Landon Talks WeldLink

WeldLink is the ultimate career planning and management system specifically designed to bring together individuals, businesses, and schools in the welding industry. Get a sneak peek at the new website. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS Seminar Schedule

Hot off the press! The 2015 AWS Seminar Schedule is now available. Look for one in your area and sign up today.

2014 AWS PRESIDENT DEAN WILSON'S VISION FOR INNOVATION

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WHY YOU SHOULD COMPETE IN SKILLSUSA

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

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

February 2011 Flyer

[Posted February 5, 2011]  The February 2011 Flyer is now available for download. To download the flyer, please click “Read More” or go to the “LINKS & DOWNLOADS” tab and look for it under the Downloads section. 



Scholarship Applications Due Date

Posted: February 5, 2011



OCC Students Titanium Welding Project

[Posted: February 2, 2011]  Mike Lannom and Matt Gilliland created a chamber from plexiglass, aluminum, a plumbing gasket, and motorcycle air filter to test the effects of inert gas on titanium welds.



October 2010 Flyer

The October 2010 Flyer is now available for download. To download the flyer, please click “Read More” or go to the “LINKS & DOWNLOADS” tab and look for it under the Downloads section. 



June 2009 Flyer

The June 2009 Flyer is now available for download. To download the flyer, please click “Read More” or go to the “LINKS & DOWNLOADS” tab and look for it under the Downloads section.



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Board Members

Eric Budwig
Chairman
Membership Committee Chairman
Awards Chairman
ebudwig@socal.rr.com
(714) 514-9802

Paul Anderson
1st Vice Chairman

Cary Chiu
Secretary
Section Webmaster
carychiu@msn.com
(562) 260-0786

Richard Hutchison
Treasurer
Technical Representative
rhutchison@mail.occ.cccd.edu
(714) 432-5674