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The arc welding technology area focuses on the most commonly used arc welding processes, mainly GMAW/MIG, GTAW/TIG, SMAW/stick, and plasma. The articles and press releases cover processes and power sources, plus all of the related items—electrodes and wire, wire feeders, fixtures, manipulators, positioners, and power sources. If you need information on personal protective gear, ventilation systems, and safety practices for welders, see our Safety coverage area.

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Hobart Institute offers FCAW courseware

November 8, 2005

The Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, now offers a FCAW course available on three DVDs with student workbook, instructor guide, tests, and answer keys. The course includes...

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Hobart forms scholarships

October 11, 2005

Peter C. Hobart, entrepreneur and board member of the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, has established two $1,000 scholarships for selected students to further their education in...

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Lincoln supplies equipment for television show

October 11, 2005

Lincoln Electric supplied the welding equipment used to fabricate parts for Lance Armstrong's Pontiac GTO® on The Learning Channel's (TLC) "Overhaulin" television show.Show host and hot rod...

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Lincoln Electric announces executive management appointments

August 9, 2005

Lincoln Electric International Holding Co., a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., has announced that David M. LeBlanc has been appointed president of Lincoln Electric Europe, succeeding...

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Huntingdon Fusion delivers equipment to petrochemical industry

August 9, 2005

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques, a U.K.-based manufacturer of weld purge systems, has announced delivery of an equipment order to its U.S. distributor for Bechtel Intl. Inc.The delivery consisted of 152...

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Barckhoff hires senior sales executive

August 9, 2005

Richard Alley has joined Barckhoff Welding Management, Victoria, Minn., as a senior sales executive.Alley has a background in both sales and marketing, having served the welding industry in various...

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AWS "Legend" session to feature Robert L. Peaslee

August 9, 2005

Robert L. Peaslee, known as "the father of nickel brazing," will be the interviewee at the American Welding Society's (AWS) Interview with a Legend session to be held at 10:00 a.m. November 15 as part...

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AWS announces U.S. Open Weld Trials winner

June 14, 2005

Joel Stanley, representing Northern Penobscot Tech, Region III, Maine, is the official winner of the 2005 U.S. Open Weld Trials held at the American Welding Society's (AWS) 2005 AWS Welding...

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EWI names president, CEO

June 6, 2005

The Board of Trustees of the Edison Welding Institute (EWI) today announced the selection of Dr. Henry J. Cialone as president and CEO. Cialone replaced Don Caudy, who has been serving as the...

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Lincoln Electric appoints president of J.W. Harris

May 24, 2005

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has appointed David J. Nangle as president of J.W. Harris Co. Inc., the company's recently acquired manufacturer of brazing and soldering alloys. In this new position,...

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ESAB names senior executive for Florence operations

April 12, 2005

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products North America has announced the promotion of Jeff Hoffart to senior vice president and general manager for the company's Florence, S.C., operations. In his new...

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Panasonic Factory Automation changes name

March 8, 2005

Panasonic Factory Automation has been renamed Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America (PFSA).The name change unifies the company's capital equipment business globally under the Panasonic name...

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MG Systems and Welding appoints western regional sales manager

February 8, 2005

MG Systems and Welding has appointed Dick Parrott as western regional sales manager.Parrott returned to the company after a 19-year absence. He has 20 years' metal cutting and fabrication industry...

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Lincoln Electric agrees to acquire J.W. Harris

February 8, 2005

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire all of the outstanding stock of the J.W. Harris Co. Inc., a privately held brazing and soldering alloys...

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ESAB appoints training manager

February 8, 2005

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has named Tony Anderson as the North American corporate technical training manager. Anderson is responsible for enhancing the design and coordination...

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