AWS acquires Mexican welding tradeshow

January 15, 2008

The American Welding Society (AWS), Miami, has entered into an agreement with Trade Show Consulting (TSC) to purchase Weldmex, the largest welding tradeshow in Latin America.

Under the terms of the agreement, the AWS maintains primary ownership of Weldmex and assumes the rights to organize, promote, produce, and manage Weldmex under the name AWS Weldmex. In addition, TSC provides support services in the annual show's production, marketing, and management.

The event attracts more than 5,000 welding equipment users, manufacturers, and suppliers from Mexico, Central America, and the U.S. In its fifth year, the show is scheduled for Jan. 29-31 at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City. Equipment, process, and accessory categories will include arc welding, resistance welding, laser cutting and welding, brazing, punching, bending, robotics, industrial gases, soldering, tube and pipe, plasma cutting, and stamping.

TSC is a tradeshow and conference production company that launches manufacturing shows in the U.S. and Mexico. The AWS works to advance welding science, technology, and application.

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