July 19, 2012
Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Appleton, Wis., has announced that Pickwick Mfg. Services, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is the winner of the FABTECH® Arc Armor® welding protection makeover. Pickwick received $15,000 worth of equipment, including CoolBand™ and CoolBelt™ welding heat stress-relief products, powered air purifying respirators (PAPR), Titanium 9400i welding helmets with integrated grinding shields, WeldX™ jackets, and Arc Armor GTAW and GMAW gloves. Pickwick certified welding inspector Ryan Selken entered the company — a specialty metal fabricator — in the contest at the FABTECH 2011 show in Chicago. The company employs more than 150 people.