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Profiled Company:

The Lincoln Electric Company
Cleveland, OH

Lincoln was founded in 1895 and today is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 39 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. Lincoln has a global work force of more than 9,000.

Contact:  Corporate Office
Title:  General Phone
Email:  email@lincolnelectric.com
Website:  www.lincolnelectric.com
Profiled Company:

Sky Cylinder Testing
Evansville, IN

Sky Cylinder Testing was established in 1999 to service the high pressure cylinder gas industry, the propane industry, and the refrigerant industry.

Website:  www.skycylinder.com
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The Rythm of the Rails
Published: March 12th, 2010 by The Globe / Phillip Jackman
  Category: Technology
THE QUESTION: "Before we had welded railway tracks, we used to hear the clickety-clack as the train ran over the gaps in the rails," writes Paul Hallam of Toronto. "We were told the gaps took care of the expansion and contraction of the steel caused by extremes of temperature." With welded joints, he asks, what happens when the steel expands and contracts?
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Extra pipe donated to Tallulah school
Published: March 12th, 2010 by The Vicksburg Post
  Category: News about Welding Classes
"This donation of pipe helps us to continue to offer high quality welding training," said Frank Lloyd, head of the welding department. "With over 100 welding students enrolled in our welding program, strong industry partners enable us to produce highly skilled welders and fitters."
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GAVC welders seal 24 spots at state event
Published: March 12th, 2010 by Morris Daily Herald
  Category: News about Welding Classes
For welding, 24 GAVC students qualified for the state competition. Typically, that is about the number of students that qualify for state. However, SKILLS USA allowed an additional five students from other schools to attend state as a result of the GAVC welding students placing one through 24 in the qualification round.
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Challenging the World's Welders
Published: March 5th, 2010 by BBC
  Category: News about Welding Classes
John explained: "Welding is one of the few areas where you have the psychomotor skills you have to train and concentrate to get to a level that's acceptable to the industry."
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Yarmouth College's Innovative Course for Classroom Strugglers
Published: March 4th, 2010 by Anthony Carroll
  Category: People
Another young person who has taken advantage of E2E includes Sam Burgess, 18, of Bungay, who is now studying welding. He said there was so much help on offer at the college and that he would have struggled to get a welding qualification otherwise.
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Space Shuttle's Tank Flies With Improved Welds
Published: March 3rd, 2010 by Welding Design & Fabrication
  Category: Technology
The novel friction-stir welding technique uses frictional heating and forging pressure to produce high-strength bonds (virtually free of defects, according to NASA) on the longitudinal welds that join panels on the liquid oxygen tank, located in the forward position, and the liquid hydrogen tank, in the aft position. Together with the intertank, which joins the two, they form the 153.8-foot-high space shuttle external fuel tank.
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Students Put Practical Skills to Work
Published: March 3rd, 2010 by McKibben Jackinsky
  Category: News about Welding Classes
HHS offers some training in the students' areas of interest. For instance, Brandon Radeke, who earned first place in welding, took a welding class and Neil Richardson, who earned first place in construction, also had a related class.
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A Job Weld Done by Alistair
Published: March 2nd, 2010 by Leah Strug
  Category: People
 
Metal Workers Up Late
Published: March 2nd, 2010 by Erik Andersen
  Category: News about Welding Classes
Padron, a student both at the college and Oregon City High School, is 18 years old and hopes to end up in a career of underwater welding.
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Students Compete in the Tulsa Welding School Competition
Published: February 21st, 2010 by NewsOn6.com
  Category: People
Two-hundred high school seniors from across the country came ready to compete. The school says, despite the economy, welders are still in demand.
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