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Industry Experts Gear Up for the 2022 Welding Summit

After a three-year hiatus, AWS will host the Welding Summit from August 25 to 26 at The Woodlands Resort, The Woodlands, Tex. Industry experts will explore key issues affecting the welding industry.

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How Technical Committee Volunteers Help Develop AWS Codes and Standards

Standards are paramount to the infrastructure that makes up our modern civilization. And at the heart of these standards are technical committees, steering the propulsion for innovation through all the processes of the welding industry.

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How to become a Standards Committee Member

AWS Standards Committees consist of over 1,800 volunteers, 200 committees, tasks groups, and 13 AWS staff. Together, they develop standards and other technical publications to serve the ever-changing welding industry.

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AWS Standards: What They Are and how They're Developed

AWS is the leader in developing codes and standards that ensure consistency and quality across products, processes, and industries. But, what are Standards and Codes, and how are they developed?

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American Welding Society’s Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit Kicks Off 2022 Tour

The AWS Foundation’s Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit is gearing up to hit the road for its 2022 tour. Since 2011, the Careers in Welding Trailer has been a driving force for welding education and career development. The trailer's first stop of the season is at the Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming, from July 28-31, 2022.

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New AWS Online Lean Management Course Gives Practical Process Improvement Tools

The American Welding Society announced the release of Lean Management for Welding Productivity, a new online course aiming to identify and mitigate waste appropriately to help businesses reevaluate their approach to production to suit demand.

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Industry Experts Gear Up for the 2022 Welding Summit

After a three-year hiatus, AWS will host the Welding Summit from August 25 to 26 at The Woodlands Resort, The Woodlands, Tex. Industry experts will explore key issues affecting the welding industry.

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A Steady Recovery Despite the Challenges

Despite the challenges created by the Omicron variant of COVID-19, AWS continued to recover from the effects of the pandemic and experienced favorable revenue growth and surplus growth for 2021.

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Welding Qualification Workshop Explores the Roles of WPSs and WPQs

The Welding Qualification Workshop — Best Practices 2022 event was held at the Miller Electric® facility in Houston, Tex., on April 11–13. I organized the event. Thirty-one students were in attendance.

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Women in Welding Conference Shines a Spotlight on Design

On March 29, professionals from throughout the United States gathered in front of their computers for the AWS Women in Welding: Design in the Workplace virtual conference. 

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RWMA’s 2022 Virtual Meeting Unites Members and Much More

The Resistance Welding Manufacturing Alliance’s (RWMA’s) 2022 virtual meeting was recently held, bringing together its members.

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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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