Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
The first week of February was made up of fulfilled dreams, welding improvements, and new welding businesses. heck out those articles and more in this edition of the “Weekly Roundup”. Enjoy!
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Wishes do come true, Tavis Anderson has learned.
Tavis, 17, a junior at Durango High School, received more than $5,000 of free welding equipment and gear Friday through the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado.
A Bellaire man is part of a team of Houston-area inventors that has received a U.S. patent for an improvement in a kind of welding commonly used in offshore construction.
Ben Whitaker first fired up welding torch as a teenager dreaming of forging a race car to rip around the now-defunct Santa Rosa Speedway.
What may appear like trash to most of us is a beautiful treasure to folks at Kat Welding and Fabrication. This Ohio-based company is renowned to transform scrap metal into spectacular beauties.
Laser welding of plastic is quick, precise, and generates little waste, but it does have its limitations. The process involves shining a laser beam through the edge of an upper sheet of plastic and onto the joining edge of a lower sheet, which has had soot particles mixed into it to absorb the radiation – this means. . .
Lincoln Electric Holdings (NASDAQ:LECO) announced it acquired Arc Products, according to a Bloomberg report.
St. Philip’s College’s test facility for welders has been accredited by the American Welding Society.
Welding Jobs (The Good)
The Vidalia Industrial park will be getting a little more crowded in the future.
Plans have been made for the location of a new business, Precision Welding, to be placed in the park, bringing with it 12 to 15 new jobs.
Welding on Another Turf (Overseas and Across the Border News)
Recently, the Supreme Court of Thailand hammered a local infringer into compliance with the law. A major counterfeiting problem has been revealed in the welding market.