Section News and Events
Thank you to everyone who attended our March 28th meeting! We had the pleasure of hearing from our Student Liason and Spencerport BOCES instructor, Josh Padlick. In addition, we learned about SciAps and their x-ray and laser alloy identification equipment.
Our January 2017 Meeting was a huge success at Acro Industries! The Meeting featured 30 attendees for a 2-hour plant tour. Special thanks to Acro President, Bob Coyne, and our very own AWS Technical Representative, Rich Manginell. Here's to a great year for the AWS Rochester Section.
The AWS Rochester Section had the great pleasure of facilitating a morning and evening meeting with AWS President David L. McQuaid. David spoke on the topics of heat straightening and also field welding repairs.
Thank you to all who attended our Fall Kick-Off Meeting last night! Special congratulations to our Fabtech Raffle Winner, Scott Combs! Pictured here is Vice Chairman Tom Capuano, Scott Combs and Treasurer Scott Lord.
The new meeting schedule will be available soon. Please check back for upcoming events.
Kevin Adair: Board Chairman and Certification Chairman:
-Independent Quality Services: Owner
-Arc + Flame Center: Welding Director
Tom Capuano: Vice Chairman and Technical Represenative:
-Boss Precision LTD: Welding Supervisor/CWI
Scott Lord: Treasurer and Education Chairman:
-Weslor Enterprises Inc.: President
Matt Wolff: Secretary and Publicity Chairman:
-Arc + Flame Center: Operations Manager
Richard Manginell: Technical Representative:
-Acro Ind.: CWI
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.
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.
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)
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
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