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April 2017 Buzz Box

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February 2017 Buzz Box

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[Date Correction] 8th Annual Welding Competition - February 18, 2017

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January 2017 Meeting Announcement

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November 2016 Meeting Notice

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2016-2017 Board Members

Sam Davis
7422 Runyan Rd
Georgetown, TN 37336

1st Vice Chair
Alex Hockman
The Lincoln Electric Company
2100 Thornton Rd.
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
P: (678) 347-5255

Dusti Jones
Alstom Power
1201 Riverfront Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Bill Brooks
Holston Gases
1105 Stuart Street
Chattanooga, TN 37405
P: (423) 593-8559

AWS News and Events

2017 AWS Conferences

Quality educational materials – and welding conferences in particular – are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands. Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.

  • 2nd Codes and Standards Conference
    April 19-20, 2017 / Denver, Colorado
  • Each industry possesses individual operating conditions that may be unique or similar to other industries. Whether high, room or cryogenic temperatures, corrosive environments, high strength or conditions requiring material toughness are involved, appropriate codes and standards are applied.



Welder Training Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
    AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
    Welder Training Scholarship Application

AWS Weldlink

You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW

Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos

Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.


Sydnee Brey

Samuel Torres

Bobby Counts

Roman Weasel

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