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The devil is in the details, especially when it comes to welding processes. This technology area has information on consumables, including cutting tips, electrodes and wire, spatter prevention compounds, temporary purge dams, and welding torch components.

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Weld Revolution names director, business development

February 8, 2016

Spring, Texas-based Weld Revolution LLC, a provider of torches that employ a rotating arc welding process, has appointed Bryan George as director, business development. He is responsible for identifying and leading strategic business development and implementing commercial strategies and strategic...

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ESAB filler metals meet Buy America requirements

January 6, 2016

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has announced that its welding filler metals meet the Buy America provision, making them eligible for use in public projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The company has launched a dedicated web page about the filler...

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Lincoln Electric acquires Specialised Welding Products

August 10, 2015

Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has acquired Specialised Welding Products (SWP), a provider of welding consumables based in Melbourne, Australia. SWP, which also provides fabrication, maintenance, and repair services for alloy and wear-resistant products commonly used in mining...

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Hobart partners on Bay Bridge project for "It’s the tie that binds" campaign

August 3, 2015

Hobart, Troy, Ohio, continues to collaborate on welding projects across the U.S. as part of the company’s “It’s the tie that binds” brand campaign. The latest video to join the campaign features the reconstruction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, one of the longest spans in the...

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ESAB offers free GMAW guns to fabricators who switch to its guns, wires

July 13, 2015

Welding fabricators who currently use competitive cored wires and guns can receive free Tweco Spray Master™ guns for changing over to Tweco Spray Master V-series guns with Velocity™ consumables and ESAB Dual Shield flux-cored and Coreweld metal-cored wires. The “Switch and Save a...

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CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. appoints product support specialist

May 26, 2015

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has appointed Dan Mazerolle to the new position of product support specialist. In this role, he provides technical support to CenterLine customers with an emphasis on consumable welding product applications. A graduate of St. Clair College, he has...

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ESAB, CWA to offer GMAW gun webinar

April 30, 2015

As part of the CWA (Canadian Welding Association) Webinar Series, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products will offer a two-hour webinar, “MIG Gun Selection, Maintenance, Repair, Troubleshooting & Retrofit—A practical guide to lower operating cost and maximize gun life, welding uptime and operator...

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Weld Mold marks 70 years in business

February 11, 2015

Weld Mold Co., Brighton, Mich., celebrates 70 years in business in 2015. Founded by Matt Kiilunen in 1945, the company manufactures high-alloy welding electrodes, as well as cored-wire and solid-wire products, from NiCrMo and high-chrome hotwork alloys to high-nickel and cobalt alloys to chrome...

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Oxylance announces distribution and sales agreement with Castolin Eutectic of Canada

January 2, 2015

Birmingham, Ala.-based Oxylance has announced a distribution and sales agreement with Castolin Eutectic of Canada. Oxylance Sure Cut systems and underwater cutting and welding rods now are carried in Castolin Eutectic’s distribution centers for delivery to the Canadian marketplace. Oxylance...

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Aquasol acquires Dissolvo

December 12, 2014

The Aquasol Corp., North Tonawanda, N.Y., a manufacturer of water-soluble welding consumables, has announced its acquisition of Dissolvo® LLC from the CMC Group Inc. Dissolvo pioneered the use of water-soluble paper for fabrication of purge dams in the early 1970s and markets various...

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Select-Arc opens facility in Ohio

November 19, 2014

Select-Arc Inc., a manufacturer of welding electrode products, has opened a facility in Troy, Ohio, for manufacturing and support functions in conjunction with its headquarters in Fort Loramie, Ohio. The 79,400-sq.-ft. plant began operations in October 2014. The company produces a complete line...

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Hobart releases video showcasing partnership with NASA on James Webb Space Telescope

September 9, 2014

Filler metal manufacturer Hobart®, Troy, Ohio, has released a new “It’s the Tie That Binds™” brand campaign video featuring its collaboration with NASA on the James Webb Space Telescope space exploration project. The new telescope is the most powerful ever built and, for the coming decade,...

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Arcos names general manager

July 24, 2014

Mount Carmel, Pa.-based Arcos Industries LLC, a manufacturer of stainless steel and high-nickel alloy bare wire and covered welding electrodes, has appointed Harry Wehr to the position of general manager. He has held numerous positions within the company during his 35-year tenure, serving most...

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American Weldquip establishes new website

July 21, 2014

American Weldquip Inc., a manufacturer of semiautomatic and robotic GMAW torches and peripherals in Sharon Center, Ohio, has launched a new website at The new site features improved navigation and functionality. Visitors can access owner’s manuals and technical documents,...

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Abicor Binzel receives 2013 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership

June 17, 2014

Based on its recent analysis of the welding torches market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Abicor Binzel, based in Buseck, Germany, with the 2013 Europe Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership for Binzel’s advanced line of lighter-weight torches for manual welding. The air-cooled,...

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