Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World
This week’s roundup includes a variety of stories:
- An article about a community college that’s using welding to help March of Dimes
- Some info on new welding technology
- And even some job leads (for welders in Eau Claire, WI and welding inspectors all the way in London!)
OTC's Community Welding Day benefits March of Dimes
Your broken lawn chair or barbecue grill could end up raising some much-needed dollars for the local chapter of the March of Dimes.
The third annual Community Welding Day will be held April 24 at Ozarks Technical Community College, with all of the proceeds going to the Bikers for Babies fundraiser for March of Dimes.
Welding firm receives several awards
O'Malley Welding and Fabricating Inc., at 1209 Badger St. in Yorkville, has won an award for outstanding craftsmanship in an international competition sponsored by the National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association.
Industry News – Supplies, Tools, Welding Processes
World’s first robotized flange welding system
This flange welding system has been developed to incorporate four ABB simultaneously operating robots and the latest vision technology to position, tack and weld a wide range of flanges and welding sockets.
Schools/Programs and Students
AHS welders take ‘superior’
Alpine High School welding technology students in the SkillsUSA program maintained a winning and superior tradition at the recent state meet in Corpus Christi.
Welding Jobs (The Good)
Weld & Fabrication Associates
CURT Manufacturing is currently in need of enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals to fill several positions in our Welding and Fabrication departments.
Our client is a contractor working on structural projects throughout the Southeast and is currently looking for a Welding Inspector for 2-4 months of work on nights in West London.
Welding Gone Wrong
Welding project started Medford fire
An employee's welding project started a fire Thursday at an appliance store on South Pacific Highway in Medford, fire officials have determined.
Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)
Efficient welding machines now available in Australia
SOME of the world's most efficient welding machines are set to hit Australian shores following an agreement between BOC and EWM Hightec Welding of Germany.
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