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April 2017 Meeting Announcement

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October 2016 Meeting

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March 2015 Meeting

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2014-2015 Board Members

Justin Miller
Merrill Fabricators
520 Republic Av
Alma, MI 48801
P: (989) 798-8277
1st Vice Chair
Adam Pnacek
1434 Kirks Tr.
Sanford, MI 48657
P: (989) 295-4695
2nd Vice Chair
Michael Harner
Airgas USA
2511 S. Saginaw Rd.
Midland, MI 48640
P: (989) 233-5812
Bruce Faccio
Delta College
1961 Delta Road
University Ctr., MI 48710
P: (989) 450-0066
Richard Webster
9775 Pittsburg Rd
Duran, MI 48429
P: (810)-785-1478

Date Updated: May 10, 2016

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

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