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A Driving Force for Weld Quality

The AWS D8 Committee on Automotive Welding is responsible for the development of AWS standards on all aspects of welding in the automotive industry.

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AWS Future Leaders Share Parting Thoughts

Started in 2019, AWS’s Future Leaders program aims to promote the involvement of early career members. Brandy Killeen and Robert Watson reflected on what the experience was like for them in 2022. 

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RWMA and AWS Bring Back Two-Day Resistance Welding School

RWMA brings back The Emmett A. Craig RWMA Resistance Welding School in Birmingham, Ala., to offer training and cover the fundamentals of resistance welding.

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AWS 2023 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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All AWS events at FABTECH 2022

This year, make FABTECH yours. With so many American Welding Society events, plan your show schedule to make the most out of our booths, including our educational and special events.

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Musings from the 2022 Pipeline Welding Conference

The 2022 Pipeline Welding Conference was held September 13–14 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, La. The event centered around the significant role welding plays in pipeline construction.

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American Welding Society Announces FABTECH 2022 Events

FABTECH returns to the Georgia World Congress Center from November 8 - 10, 2022, and the American Welding Society is pleased to announce its plans for the event.

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D20 Additive Manufacturing Technical Committee Makes a Call to Action

The AWS D20 Committee on Additive Manufacturing met at AWS Headquarters to discuss a new American national standard. D20 Chair Bill Mohr (middle, in a white shirt) leads the discussion. Also pictured are (clockwise from Mohr) Co-chair Caroline Vail, Edward Peterson, Peter Daum, Teresa Melfi, Evan Handler, Andrzej Nycz, Jade Lee, and Daniel Urban.

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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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