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Weekly Roundup – News in the Welding World

Articles on welded game figures, a chance for free welding gear, and welding inspiration for students are just the tip of last week’s roundup. Enjoy!




Special News

Welder twists metal into Games figures

North Delta resident Don Francis has taken the Olympic Games' association with the torch to new dimensions — which is hardly surprising, considering he's a welder by trade.

BOCES-trained boxer uses welding skills to create sculpture

To local sports fans, the name Design has been associated with boxing for two generations


Industry News – Supplies, Tools, Welding Processes:

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Miller to demonstrate welding systems at Westec

Miller Electric will present several MIG and fume-extraction solutions in booth 2336 at the Westec 2010 Exposition taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, from. . .

Genesis Plastics Welding to Showcase RF Welding Technology at Nation’s Largest Medical Device Manufacturing Show

Genesis Plastics Welding, a leading contract manufacturer of radio frequency (RF) welded products, is gearing up for Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, the medical device industry’s largest manufacturing and design show, February 11 to 13 in Anaheim, California

Schools/Programs and Students

Gulf Coast Neighbor ignites students' passion for welding trade

Like a flame to metal, Jason Frey aims to fire his students up about welding.

"Welders can work anywhere," he said. "And the work is very interesting. There is always something new. . .

Welding school offers night shift to fit busy schedules

The sun isn’t necessary for students welding at midnight: the blinding electric arcs provide enough light at Clackamas Community College metal shop.

Donation of equipment welds together knowledge for students

Terex Simplicity's recent sales increases prompted the company to purchase new welding equipment to further improve their business.

That couldn't have been better news for both Byron and Ovid-Elsie high schools.

Hayden welding students design steel pieces depicting school mascots

Kevin Kleckler, director of the Babson-Carpenter Career and Technical Education Center, hopes a project some of his welding students are working on will promote goodwill among the area school districts.


Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)

New Welding Training and Testing Initiative launched in South Australia

ADELAIDEAQUA and SA Water together have launched the new Welding Training and Testing Initiative to secure the key skilled resources for the $1.8b Adelaide Desalination Project.

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