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ARL Penn State hosts NSRP Welding Technology Panel

November 9, 2004

On September 16 and 17, 2004, the Laser Processing Division of ARL Penn State hosted a meeting of the National Shipbuilding Research Program's (NSRP) SP-7 Welding Technology Panel.The NSRP is a...

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Lincoln Electric elects board chairman

October 18, 2004

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has announced that its board of directors has elected John M. Stropki as chairman of the board. Stropki, named president and CEO in June, succeeds Anthony A. Massaro,...

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ESAB assists in Radome system welding

August 10, 2004

Reponding to a call from Airgas Mid-America on behalf of client Davlan Eng., ESAB provided welding equipment and expertise for welding the aluminum base of the Radome system, a portable ground...

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Lincoln Electric welding instructor wins AWS award

July 13, 2004

The American Welding Society (AWS) recently awarded Joseph Kolasa Jr., welding instructor at The Lincoln Electric Company, with the Private Sector Instructor Membership Award at its annual awards...

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ESAB supplies Brazilian steel producer

July 13, 2004

Usiminas Mecănica (Usimec), a Brazilian company that supplies Brazil's shipbuilding and other industries, has purchased two ESAB Avenger 2 cutting machines for cutting large plates that measure...

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Lincoln Electric elects president, CEO

June 9, 2004

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has elected John M. Stropki, Jr. as president and CEO of the company, effectively immediately, succeeding Anthony A. Massaro, who held the position for eight years....

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Lincoln Electric equipment used at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

June 8, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. reported that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway uses its equipment behind the scenes, fabricating track equipment, as well as on the track’s grandstands, signs, and...

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EWI hires new personnel

May 4, 2004

EWI has hired five new employees: Dr. Evgueni Todorov as a senior NDE engineer; Dr. Brian Lu as a senior microjoining engineer; Vikram Thyagarajan as an applications engineer in engineering and...

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Second Lincoln Electric facility earns ISO 14001 certification

May 4, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. announced that its welding equipment, consumables, and automation manufacturing plant in Euclid, Ohio, has been certified to ISO 14001, an international standard for...

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Air racing team relies on Lincoln Electric GTAW machine

May 4, 2004

San Jose, Calif.'s Dago Red team recently took first place at the 2003 National Championship Air Races and Air Show in Reno, Nev. Crew Chief Bill Kerchenfaut said that one of the secret weapons in his...

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Hobart Institute offers welding training, certification for aerospace applications

May 4, 2004

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT) has worked with the aerospace industry to customize classroom training modules, including purging techniques, heat input, and basic metallurgy of the...

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Practical Welding Today®editor recaps AWS: New technologies, new optimism

May 4, 2004

According to Practical Welding Today®Associate Editor Stephanie Vaughan, equipmentmakers typically display new equipment and technologies at tradeshows, but at the 2004 AWS Show in Chicago in...

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Rexarc appoints president

April 8, 2004

Rexarc Intl. Inc. has appointed Robert Moyer as president. Previously, Moyer served as the company's executive vice president.The 75-year-old West Alexandria, Ohio-based company produces welding...

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