Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
Holiday madness is in full effect but the welding world isn’t sitting still just yet. If you missed out on FABTECH this year, get a summarized version of FABTECH 2011 along with other welding news from the past week in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup.” Enjoy!
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FABTECH 2011 breaks all records.
FABTECH 2011 shattered all records of previous shows, with number of buyers walking the floor, educational conference attendance, and overall square footage of exhibit space.
Little Robots Forge Automated Welding Cells
Industrial robots that do welding and metal fabrication are getting both a lot smaller and a lot larger, depending on the size of the company using them and the type of welding configurations they need.
Former Harley employee is welding his own destiny
It's the little shop that Harley built, if you want to think of it that way.
Sixteen years of paychecks from Harley-Davidson’s operations helped pay for the Dallastown metal-working shop where Scott Hess now spends most of his time.
Help Wanted: In Unexpected Twist, Some Skilled Jobs Go Begging
"There's a tremendous shortage of skilled workers," said Craig Giffi, a vice chairman of the consulting firm Deloitte. A recent survey it did found that 83% of manufacturers reported a moderate or severe shortage of skilled production workers to hire.
Interactive Lesson Prepares Students for Workforce
Some modern day teaching methods don't require a teacher at all.
"It's definitely something about ten years ago you would just dream of seeing," said Dustin Howard, a student at Penobscot Job Corps Academy.
A Cleaner Weld: SPSCC's Lab Grabs LEED Gold
A community college is awarded LEED Gold Certification for their new welding facilities, which dramatically reduce pollution.
PACTC Welding Program Earns Membership into AWS
Perryville Area Career & Technology Center's Welding Technology Program Earns Membership into the American Welding Society Educational Institute
Welding student’s work praised at AWS state meeting
Michael Dominguez was immediately intrigued by the contest organized by the Arizona section of the American Welding Society. In fact, he was pretty confident he’d win it.
Welding Gone Wrong
Welding plant explodes; two injured – PAKISTAN
Two persons were burnt as a welding plant exploded in their shop in Abassia Town of tehsil Rahim Yar Khan.
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