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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A dozen Boy Scouts attended a welding introduction course at the Wallace Community College’s mobile welding unit in order to learn about the possibilities of a career in welding. One welding instructor noted that young people need early exposure to their career options so that

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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

Welding students at the Industrial Arts Institute worked together to weld a massive red kettle for the Salvation Army in Petoskey, MI. The ceremonial kettle measures seven feet tall and seven feet around and is estimated to weigh a ton. The students even added a massive

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Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

K-3 Welding and its ‘Windy City’ welding sculpture has been turning heads along the south side of Chicago since 1996 when Mike Kuper, 62, opened the business. 

Weekly Roundup of Welding News

Texas City high school student Gabe Simpson has to get around in a wheel chair all day at school because of muscular dystrophy, but that doesn’t stop him from getting his hands dirty in the school’s welding lab. Simpson was first turned on to welding

Can a Welder Make Six Figures a Year?

A Wall Street Journal article reported that one welder in Texas named Justin Friend, who recently graduated with a two-year degree from a technical school, has been making $140,000 a year while welding in the energy industry. Find out how.

Weekly Welding News Roundup

When Ford switched from steel components to aluminum components on its assembly lines in Dearborn, MI, the company lost 10 weeks of production and spent $359 million on new welding processes for aluminum. When GM switched to including more aluminum in its cars, it sought

Weekly Welding Roundup

Welders at the Hobart Institute participate in an intensive 9-month job-training program that virtually guarantees they’ll find work by the time they graduate. According to Bloomberg News: “Each year, about 300 students graduate from the school. Eighty-three percent have a job when they leave. The