Alex Pazkowski will be USA’s representative in the World Skills Competition of 2013 in Leipzig, Germany.
Wireless Embedded System for Signal Monitoring by Marcus Machado
Thermocapillary Weld Pool by P.S. Wei
Automated Welding Technology by Nancy Porter
Fracture Toughness by Brett Leister
In my last post I mentioned the trouble that Katana Summit, a wind turbine manufacturer in Nebraska, was having finding welders. A glance at CareerCast.com’s widely parroted Top 10 Worst Jobs list would have you believe that the only thing worse than being a welder is being an EMT, taxi driver, lumberjack, ironworker, or roustabout. … Continue reading Are tomorrow’s would-be welders too dumb to succeed?
Last month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that nonfarm payroll employment had risen by 243,000. More than 30,000 of those new jobs went to workers that manufacture metal products, machinery, and motor vehicles and parts—many of them welders. The Bureau also projects that more than 140,000 jobs in welding and allied processes will … Continue reading Is welding too ugly to attract new workers?
The American Welding Society would like to welcome you to the new American Welding Online website and the AWO Blog. Over the last several months AWS has been working diligently to develop the AWO website, along with new educational programs, content, and services. In this first post I will take a few moments to point … Continue reading Welcome to the NEW American Welding Online