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American Welding Society
Doral, FL

From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans.

Website:  www.aws.org
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Caterpillar
Peoria, IL

Since its inception over 80 years ago, Caterpillar has grown to be the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. In partnership with our worldwide dealer network, we drive positive and sustainable change on every continent. We are proud to be a leader in building the world's infrastructure, and in enabling progress for millions of people around the globe.

Website:  www.cat.com
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Actress Patricia Arquette teams with students for Haiti housing
Published: May 25th, 2010 by MSNBC
  Category: People
 
Airgas Donates 195 Welding Helmets to Schools Via I-CAR Ed. Foundation
Published: May 25th, 2010 by Body Shop Business
  Category: Company Updates
Airgas, Inc. has donated nearly 200 welding helmets to the I-CAR Education Foundation. The helmets will be distributed this fall to schools around the country with automotive collision programs. This $21,000 in-kind product donation contains a variety of passive, shade and auto-darkening helmets that will be distributed to schools that identify a need for welding helmets as part of their Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grant.
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Welder Chics are Red Hot
Published: May 22nd, 2010 by Times Colonist
  Category: People
What could be cooler than melting metal every day? Not much, says Heather Greenway, one of a handful of women making a living in the welding trade in British Columbia. Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/business/Welder+Chics/3060225/story.html#ixzz0r30Is2Zh
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Weld-Ed Center and Lorain County Community College dedicate their new "Materials Joining Institute"
Published: April 23rd, 2010 by Lorain County Community College
  Category: News about Welding Classes
The Weld-Ed portion of the facility has been redesigned to include state-of-the-art welding lab facilities and new classrooms. The lab facilities were built using cutting edge technology in the materials-joining industry through partnerships with major welding equipment and supply manufacturers.
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Ohio Skills USA project taking off for youth
Published: April 22nd, 2010 by WKYC.com Cleveland, OH
  Category: News about Welding Classes
Some very talented Ohio students are headed off to compete in the Skills USA state welding competition, and that is no easy task. It's all a team effort at Skills USA. View the news video here.
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Trade Places - Skills USA helps fill technical openings
Published: April 18th, 2010 by Yakima Herald Republic
  Category: News about Welding Classes
Read more about Washington state's 1,000 students who began pouring into area schools over the weekend to compete in a statewide SkillsUSA competition.
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Welding Students Build Shelters in Haiti
Published: April 15th, 2010 by WPLG, Channel 10 Miami, Florida
  Category: People
Welding students in Dade County, Florida team up with actress Patricia Arquette to build shelters out of shipping containers for people in Haiti left homeless from the recent earthquake.
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High Tech Mechanics
Published: April 11th, 2010 by The Daily Record / Karen Lungu
  Category: News about Welding Classes
Caņon City High School machine shop teacher Jake Hogan, right, talks with students about their new CNC Vertical Machining Center on Wednesday during class. The state of the art machine was purchased through a grant and will add to the students skill set.
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LBCC Industrial Technology Center will offer welding and other trades programs
Published: April 6th, 2010 by Everything Long Beach / Editor
  Category: News about Welding Classes
Long Beach City College officially opened the doors to the new Industrial Technology Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday. The new facility provides a state of the art training center for the Welding Program and will house other trades programs in coming months.
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Tech student takes top spot
Published: April 4th, 2010 by Michael Erb
  Category: People
Wood County Technical Center welding student John Lemon cuts through a piece of metal Thursday in the tech center's welding class. Lemon placed first in a state SkillsUSA competition and will represent West Virginia at the national level.
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