Practical Welding Today

Practical Welding Today was created to fill a void in the industry for hands-on information, real-world applications, and down-to-earth advice for welders. No other welding magazine fills the need for this kind of practical information.

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Welding Wire

E-mailed bi-monthly, Welding Wire delivers the latest welding news and product information, articles of interest to welding professionals, FABTECH updates, news about welding conferences, and a column from Amanda Carlson, editor of Practical Welding Today.

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Practical Welding Today continues to shake up the welding market with its combination of issues-oriented reporting, reader-friendly tips, hands-on examples, and technology trends.

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Meet the Editor

Amanda Carlson was named as the associate editor for Practical Welding Today in November 2006. She is responsible for coordinating and writing or editing all of the magazine’s editorial content. She is also a regular contributor to ”Welding Wire,” the monthly e-newsletter for the welding industry on Before joining Practical Welding Today, Amanda was a news editor for two years, coordinating and editing all product and industry news items for all four magazines and the website.

Carlson graduated from Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications with a minor in journalism.

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