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Logan Utah Gets New Welded Arch Downtown

The welding project for the Center Street arch was funded by members of the community, and it will be unveiled as part of a larger downtown renovation event that will include a Christmas parade, tree lighting ceremony, and candy ornaments. Sidewalks throughout downtown have been expanded and businesses look forward to the arch that will signal a new era is the town’s growth and development. 

Sakgit Valley College Weld Club

The welding club, led Mary Kuebelbeck, a welding instructor at SVC, partnered with the city to fabricate a geese sculpture for the city welcome sign originally, and the relationships built with local fabrication businesses and the sense of accomplishment sparked a 10-year sculpture partnership.

Weekly Welding Roundup--Preparing Students For Welding Work

Even though welding apprentice Levi Jones worked four ten-hour days at the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 157, he wasn’t done yet with his week. Jones visited his former welding class at Terre Haute South Vigo High School. 

Weekly Welding Roundup–Young Welder Travels the World for Competitions

Welder Ryan Fincher, 21, of Cedartown, GA finished just short of winning the spot of U.S. representative for the WorldSkills welding competition three years ago. He then got to work, practicing his welds for hours at a time, even quitting his full-time welding job in


Weekly Welding Roundup–A Passion for Creative Welding

Josie Hunter took a welding class in high school purely by chance, but it didn’t take long for her to realize that she had stumbled onto a passion for her life. Hunter now welds just about any kind of metal together for custom artwork, creating

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding Jobs and Training News

Spokane, Oregon’s beloved artist and educator, sister Paula Mary Turnbull, has passed away after spending years creating iconic welding artwork around town and educating visitors to her convent. Turnbull viewed teaching art as central to her mission, and she created the popular “Garbage Goat” sculpture

Welding Is Essential for Electric Vehicles

While Ron Standley, a construction manager, had long wanted to try out welding, his first time striking an arc happened because of a Father’s Day gift from his son Reed. Reed know that he and his father have a lot of fun working on cars.

600 Welding Students Compete in SkillsUSA Competition

More than 600 welding students attended the Minnesota SkillsUSA competition to compete in a variety of events, and students from Ridgewater College took home six gold medals. They now advance to the national competition in Kentucky that will be held in June. Image Source Among  

Welding Serves as Both a Hobby and a Career

Welder Morgan Bledsoe gave welding a shot when she wanted to learn about repairing her car, but while enrolled in a welding class, she learned that metal can be very forgiving and found both a career and a hobby as certified welder. While working during  

Military Veteran Recruits Women to Weld

A military veteran and now welding shop co-owner, Chanda Maldonado is busy recruiting more women to get involved in welding in Chattanooga, TN. She pitches a welding career to women saying,  “It’s very empowering to do this.” Maldonado learned welding from her welding shop co-owner

Welder Creates Affordable Housing from Shipping Containers

Welding student Masih Madani had been studying housing development for the past four years. When he looked into the housing crisis in northern Nevada, he realized that he could weld shipping containers together in order to provide affordable housing. Madani enrolled in Western Nevada College’s 

From Small Town Welder to Tesla Engineer

Garrett Corneliussen is a manufacturing engineer at Tesla, but his future career in welding and fabrication wasn’t always a sure bet. Corneliussen had struggled to pay attention in school, but when he learned about carpentry classes at his school and welding classes at Catawba Valley

Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) Scholarship

A group of manufacturing companies in Georgia have partnered together to present the Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) Scholarship to three students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC). The scholarship targets students who stand out with their academic achievements. Image Source The goal of the scholarships 

Mayo Civic Center Gets New Welded Statue

A new 5,500 pound sculpture has been welding by artist Po Shu Wang for the expanded Mayo Civic Center. Construction crews have installed it in its current location, but it is not year ready for the public. Image Source Wang shared that the sculpture can

Beer, BBQ, and Welding

Welding team and married couple Kelly DeWitt Norman and Travis Norman own a large property in the Texas hill country where they host intensive welding camps for beginners. The two have a number of businesses that include: custom floral design, fabrication, and furniture business. 

Students Eager to Learn How to Weld

Hundreds of high school and middle school students lined up to participate in the American Welding Society’s Educational Mobile Unit outside an Angleton, Texas school. The career and welding trailer provides four welding simulators, examples of welding projects, and information about a welding career. 


State Champion Welder Hopes to Go International

Former Marine Brandon Hyde returned from home to Wisconsin and struggled to find steady work. He turned to drugs and alcohol as a form of escape, and he was soon arrested after getting into a serious fight with his brother.

Reliable and Dependable 24 Year Welding Business

A two-man welding shop in Minnesota has fabricated materials for small companies and some of the largest businesses in the state. Jay Netter and Ron Schackmann have established a reputation for handling a large workload and meeting their deadlines after 24 years of business. Image