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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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Fronius USA promotes four employees

February 4, 2013

Fronius USA LLC, Portage, Ind., a subsidiary of Fronius Intl. GmbH and manufacturer of welding equipment, has promoted four team members. David Grant (VSP NorthEast Brighton) and Chris Bliven (Central Region) have been promoted from area sales managers to regional sales managers in their...

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Quality Metalcraft moves into lighting design with new art exhibition

January 17, 2013

Quality Metalcraft Inc., a Livonia, Mich.-based automotive parts and prototype supplier, is lead sponsor of a new arts installation in Detroit's Kunsthalle Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art. STALA Universe brings together video, light, and music to highlight Detroit's industrial design and...

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Lincoln Electric goes mobile

January 4, 2013

Welding equipment and consumable manufacturer Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, has launched a mobile-friendly version of its online newsroom. The site, accessible at newsroom.lincolnelectric.com from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, retains the majority of the current online newsroom's features,...

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AWS opens new global headquarters

December 14, 2012

The American Welding Society (AWS) celebrated the grand opening of its new global headquarters in Doral, Fla., with an open house ceremony Nov. 30. The organization held a building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony that welcomed more than 200 board members, international counterparts and...

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Maine Oxy launches online store

December 13, 2012

Maine Oxy, Auburn, Maine, has opened an online storefront at www.maineoxyshop.com featuring its welding equipment and specialty gases. Currently sale items and special monthly promotions are available online. The company plans to add more items to the store in the coming months. Maine Oxy also has...

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ESAB microsite shows how to boost GMAW productivity

December 11, 2012

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has developed a new microsite at www.esabna.com/aristorod that teaches GMAW operators how to increase productivity and weld quality. The site features noncopper-coated OK AristoRod™ GMAW wires for robotic, mechanized, and manual applications....

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Welders compete at the Daytona 500 Speedweek for spot on TeamUSA

November 26, 2012

Three young welders have advanced from the AWS/SkillsUSA U.S. Invitational Weld Trials, held at FABTECH 2012, to compete at the SkillsUSA TeamUSA Weld Finals in February. The competition will be held as part of Speedweek at the 2013 Daytona 500. The three finalists are Tanner Tipsword (Wyo.),...

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Bernard, Tregaskiss partner for new branding initiative

November 26, 2012

Bernard, Beecher, Ill., and Tregaskiss, Windsor, Ont., have partnered to launch a new branding initiative. As part of this initiative, several product lines migrate between the two brands. Bernard now offers only semiautomatic GMAW guns, and the Tregaskiss brand is focused on robotic GMAW guns and...

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ESAB partners with Kuka Robotics

November 17, 2012

ESAB, Florence, S.C., has announced a partnership with Kuka Robotics, Shelby Township, Mich., to create products and services for robotic arc welding customers. ESAB is a manufacturer of welding and cutting equipment and welding filler metals. Kuka robots are used for material handling, machine...

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Victor Technologies realigns brand portfolio

November 13, 2012

Victor Technologies™ has announced that it has realigned its brand portfolio to position Victor® as the lead brand for cutting and gas control products. The company's line-up now consists of: Victor® Thermal Dynamics®, which encompasses manual and automated plasma cutting systems....

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Clean Air America provides weld stations to Lincoln Land Community College

October 10, 2012

Clean Air America Inc., Atlanta, has provided seven Leaf Weldstations to Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC), Springfield, Ill., which offers welding operator and welding specialist certifications. The units are used to eliminate weld smoke and grinding dust from the welding training lab. "Last...

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Harris Products Group named finalist for best plant in the nation

October 9, 2012

The Harris Products Group facility in Mason, Ohio, has been named a 2012 finalist for IndustryWeek's Best Plants competition. The distinction is based on strong manufacturing performance and a comprehensive focus on continuous improvement. Harris, a Lincoln Electric Co., designs, develops, and...

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Lincoln Electric announces staff appointments

October 9, 2012

The Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, has appointed Frank Armao as director of aluminum welding technology. In this position, he provides leadership in aluminum welding customer support and applications engineering insight. He collaborates with the aluminum welding technology teams at the company's...

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Lincoln Electric to supply welding equipment for "Overhaulin'"

September 27, 2012

The producers of "Overhaulin," an automotive restoration program on the Velocity Channel, have chosen Lincoln Electric to supply welding and cutting equipment, welding helmets, and safety apparel. The show airs Tuesday nights, beginning Oct. 2, at 9 p.m. Chip Foose of Foose Design is joined on...

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Wall Colmonoy launches website

September 4, 2012

Wall Colmonoy, a materials engineering group of companies engaged in the manufacturing of surfacing and brazing products, castings, and engineered components, has launched a website at www.wallcolmonoy.com. The new site highlights the company's capabilities and products across a global platform....

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