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AWS Welding Summit: Explore Emerging Trends, Talent Acquisition, and Workforce Retention | August 2022 | Houston, TX

The American Welding Society is pleased to announce the Welding Summit, taking place August 25-26, 2022, in The Woodlands, Texas. The Welding Summit comprises two days of presentations, demonstrations, and exhibits where the industry comes together to discuss, dissect, and educate on key issues affecting the welding industry.

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Replicating the Skilled Welding Workforce

Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus, Ohio, has developed a welding education platform that uses weld data capturing and video imaging technologies to train students in manual welding processes. 

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Continuous Learning with AWS

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow over the world, and education in particular. To overcome the challenges posed by COVID-19, many welding programs have turned to e-learning in the last two years. 

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New Tools and Resources for Instructors

Four educational products that can be used in the welding classroom or in the field.

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A $1-Million Partnership, Major Renovation, and New Welding Program Lead Education News

StrataTech Education Group will provide $1 million in scholarships for skilled trade workers, Hobart Institute of Welding Technology is renovating its Welcome Center, and NASCAR Technical Institute has a new welding technology training program.

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Learn about ASNT’s Industry Sector Qualification Oil & Gas Program

ASNT’s Industry Sector Qualification - Oil & Gas (ISQ-O&G) program is an advanced practical qualification exam without the full program cost. The purpose of the ISQ program is to provide the oil and gas industry with NDT personnel who have demonstrated competency in practical application of a specific technique through hands-on performance demonstration qualification examinations.

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Celebrating National Welding Month at AWS

Since 1996, the American Welding Society (AWS) has designated April as National Welding Month. To celebrate our vast, diverse community and bring awareness to the industry, we have a variety of events planned.

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AWS 2022 Events and Conferences

Stay informed, connected, trained, certified, and challenged. AWS offers a wide range of industry events that support your business needs and keep your team members at the top of their game.

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Keeping America Energized

With the vast majority of energy harnessed and consumed in the United States still coming from fossil fuels, Strobel Companies primarily support the growth and distribution of liquid energy. Welding is key to its operations.

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Welding…Spread the Word!

As welding professionals, we’re fortunate to have rewarding careers. But many people don’t know about the vast number of options in our wide-ranging trade. You can help them discover those possibilities.

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American Welding Society Foundation Launches “Metal America” YouTube Series

To highlight unique careers and companies in the welding and metal fabrication industries, the American Welding Society launches Metal America, a new video series streaming exclusively on YouTube.

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Maximize your School’s Budget with Miller® MobileArc™

Attracting and proficiently training welding students on a limited budget can be challenging, which is why Miller® developed MobileArc™ – an Augmented Reality Welding System that offers a convenient option that fits most budgets. Its highly-realistic, portable, and intuitive design is simple enough for students to self-learn so instructors can maximize efficiency in the classroom.

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