Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

With the
seasons changing and the holidays fast approaching, now may be the perfect time
to work on some welding projects that can be used as gifts.  How many times has your Aunt Edna mentioned
how much she would enjoy a piece of artwork for her garden.  Use some of the downtime that all welders
experience during cooler months to work on some of these projects, if anything
you will be practicing and perfecting your welding skills.

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Welding News

Air America Inc., Atlanta, has provided seven Leaf Weldstations to Lincoln Land
Community College (LLCC), Springfield, Ill., which offers welding operator and
welding specialist certifications. The units are used to eliminate weld smoke
and grinding dust from the welding training lab.

Harris Products Group facility in Mason, Ohio, has been named a 2012 finalist
for IndustryWeek's Best Plants competition. The distinction is based on strong
manufacturing performance and a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement.

Welding Industry

Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, has appointed Frank Armao as director of
aluminum welding technology. In this position, he provides leadership in
aluminum welding customer support and applications engineering insight. He collaborates
with the aluminum welding technology teams at the company's headquarters and at
company subsidiary Indalco Alloys, a producer of aluminum wire products in

USA LLC, Brighton, Mich., a manufacturer of welding equipment, has hired Brent
Prigge to support customers in the Houston area.

Welding Education

contractors Strukton Rail and VolkerRail have jointly established a rail
welding school to train and recertify welders to work on the ProRail network.

Welding Jobs

Here is
a great resource for anyone looking for a job in the welding field.

you’re interested in taking your welding skills to Alaska, this is a great
resource for welding positions.

Welding Events

America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event heads
to the Las Vegas Convention Center November 12-14, 2012.

EWI and
the Center for Precision Forming at Ohio State University are pleased to be
establishing a new forming center at EWI. The inaugural event will be a jointly
sponsored workshop on Advance Sheet Metal Forming Technology on November 14,
2012, with a cocktail reception the evening of November 13.

Welding Gone Wrong

Welding Accidents: http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/welding-accidents.html

Don't Weld with a lighter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_itL0tLHI8Y

Chain of Events: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KckmM9oV6M


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