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Profiled Company:

ESAB
Florence, SC

With operations throughout the globe, ESAB is one of the world's largest producers of welding consumables and equipment.

ESAB conducts business in the following industries:
Welding and cutting equipment
Welding consumables
Welding automation
Cutting systems

Website:  www.esabna.com
Profiled Company:

Lone Star Welding
El Paso, TX

Lone Star Welding specializes in a wide variety of welding styles such as stud, arc, heliarc, mig and tig welding. We weld many metals including titanium, copper, lead, aluminum, stainless steel and cast iron.

Website:  www.LoneStarWelding.net
TIG Welder


5 Common Myths About Robotic Welding
Published: June 9th, 2014 by The Fabricator / Vic Lubieniecki
  Category: Technology
Subscribing to common myths about robotic welding systems can cause headaches and prevent you from making the most of your investment.
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Welding Technique Expands Outlook for High-Temperature Superconductors
Published: May 21st, 2014 by Laboratory Network/Edited by Gordon Graff
  Category: Technology
Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, IL) have developed a way to weld components made of high-temperature superconductors. The welds form strong bonds that preserve uniform electrical flow across the joints. These welded units can be used for current leads, fault current limiters, energy storage devices, high-energy-density motors, and high-current wire or cable. "This innovation is an essential, and long-awaited, key to widespread use of high-temperature superconductors in the electric-power industry," said Boyd Veal, a developer ...
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Selling Manufacturing to a New Generation
Published: May 21st, 2014
  Category: News about Welding Classes
 
How Will Ford Build the Aluminum F-150?
Published: April 28th, 2014 by Automotive News / Richard Truett
  Category: Technology
Manufacturing with aluminum is well understood; it's just complicated. Many more steps are jammed into the same amount of time it takes to make a steel body assembly.
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Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class
Published: April 21st, 2014 by Wall Street Journal/Josh Mandel
  Category: News about Welding Classes
Taking pride in learning to make and build things can begin in high school. Plenty of jobs await!
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US Manufacturers Like What They See -- Especially At Home
Published: April 17th, 2014 by Industry Week / Steve Minter
  Category: Jobs
Rising optimism about the economy and their business prospects was evident in two surveys of manufacturers released today. Uncertainty about the economy and domestic policy battles has had many manufacturers sitting on their wallets during the recovery, but that hesitation to invest may be abating, according to the two surveys.
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Tours Daley College Welding Program
Published: March 31st, 2014 by Photos by Brian Kersey/Getty Images
  Category: People
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 31: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (c) watches a welding demonstration as she tours the College to Careers Program in Advanced Manufacturing at the City Colleges of Chicago's Daley College on March 31, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. In earlier remarks Yellen indicated that the economy was far from healthy and that the Fed would continue its policy of maintaining low interest rates.
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Is There Really a Skills Gap?
Published: March 1st, 2014 by Cait Murphy
  Category: People
10 million unemployed. Yet employers' No. 1 problem is finding the right talent.
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Manufacturing Academy Aims to Close Skills Gap
Published: April 17th, 2013 by The Tampa Tribune / Mike Salinero
  Category: News about Welding Classes
A survey last year of 109 manufacturing companies in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties showed a chronic need for high-skilled workers, from solderers to machinists to welders. The "skills gap" that the survey revealed exists despite the ongoing efforts of numerous vocational training programs in high schools and community colleges.
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GM Executive: The U.S. is trailing the world on engineering education
Published: September 20th, 2012 by Detroit Free Press
  Category: People
 
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