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2012-01-13 13:22:00

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Governor Rick Snyder gives his State of the State Address on Jan. 18 at the State Capitol, lawmakers in Lansing will see a 53-foot-long, rolling reminder of what many agree should be at the top of everyone's agenda: jobs for Michigan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120113/DE35688 ) Built in Michigan by Madison Heights-based MRA experiential tours & equipment, a pioneer in mobile experiential tour...

2011-12-02 15:30:00

TSTC Publishingâs newest addition to its TechCareers series Welding Technology is now available. The book, written by Joseph Abbott and Karen Mitchell Smith, provides an in-depth guide to the job-market potential of welding, as well as the requirements necessary to become a welder. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 TechCareers: Welding Technology, TSTC Publishingâs newest publication, offers employment overviews, skill requirements, education and training...

2011-11-22 14:40:00

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the buildings we live and work in and the machinery that powers our economy, to the vehicles that transport us and the infrastructure on which we travel, few aspects of our daily lives are left untouched by skilled welders. But the American Society of Welding (AWS) says the number of welders in the United States will fall nearly 240,000 short of the need by 2019. (Photo: <font size="2"...

2011-10-29 07:00:00

U.S. Welding & Safety Supply Co., an online retailer of welding supplies and equipment, has recently announced that it will now be carrying Longevity welding products, including arc, MIG, and TIG welders. This announcement comes at a time when the world arc welding equipment market is set to expand. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 U.S. Welding & Safety Supply Co. is a presence within the welding industry, providing high quality welding supplies and equipment at costs that makes...

2011-09-29 14:40:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International and the American Welding Society (AWS) have agreed to a strategic partnership that will enable SAE International to sell print and electronic versions of selected AWS books both in their entirety and as individual chapters. The agreement, to be expanded over time, includes eight initial titles: The Practical Reference Guide for Corrosion of Welds The Practical Reference Guide for High-Quality Fusion Welding of...

2011-09-29 13:53:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International and the American Welding Society (AWS) have agreed to a strategic partnership that will enable SAE International to sell print and electronic versions of selected AWS books both in their entirety and as individual chapters. The agreement, to be expanded over time, includes eight initial titles: The Practical Reference Guide for Corrosion of Welds The Practical Reference Guide for High-Quality Fusion Welding of...

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2011-08-02 08:20:16

Program seeks to meet economic need for an educated and skilled workforce of manufacturers By Ellen Ferrante, NSF On June 9, President Obama hosted an event at the Northern Virginia Community College Campus with The Manufacturing Institute and the National Association of Manufacturers to discuss major steps that should be taken to build an educated and skilled workforce of manufacturers who are crucial to the economic future of the United States. The President stressed the importance of...

2010-11-19 16:18:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Electric's Richard J. Seif and David Fink have been elected to the 2010 Class of Counselors of the American Welding Society (AWS). The two were honored at the 2010 FABTECH/AWS exposition held in Atlanta, Ga., and inducted during the AWS Annual Business meeting on Monday, November 1, 2010. The election as an AWS Counselor is in recognition of a career of distinguished organizational leadership that has enhanced the image of welding. Mr....

2010-07-14 09:49:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul J. Konkol, Fellow Engineer at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), has been named a Fellow of the American Welding Society for his distinguished contributions to the field of welding science and technology. Konkol, one of only two Fellows selected for induction to the Society in 2010, is an expert in the fields of physical metallurgy and welding, especially those of high strength structural steels. He is a technical lead for CTC's...

2009-11-30 08:04:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Beam Reach Education's Tulsa Welding School has acquired The Refrigeration School, Inc., one of the nation's largest and best-known accredited single-campus career schools for heating ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), with more than 500 students and 45 instructors and administrators. "The Refrigeration School was founded in 1965 by my parents, and our students, faculty and administrators are like family," said Elizabeth Loney-Cline,...