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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...

2011-10-29 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...

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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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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