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OKI Bering
Cincinnati, OH

OKI Bering's quality, excellence and caring began in 1937 as O.K.I. Supply Company, a distributor of welding and safety products from a single location in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Website:  www.OKI-Bering.com
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Energy Partners Ltd.
New Orleans, LA

We are an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Our current operations are concentrated in the shallow to moderate depth waters in the Gulf of Mexico focusing on the areas offshore Louisiana as well as the deepwater Gulf of Mexico in depths less than 5,000 feet. Our management team has extensive energy industry experience, many with large energy companies. We have assembled a team of geoscientists and management professionals with considerable region-specific geological, geophysical, technical and operational experience. We were incorporated in January, 1998, and are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol EPL.

Website:  www.eplweb.com
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Stanwood students teach adults welding
Published: February 9th, 2010 by The Daily Herald / GALE FIEGE
  Category: People
"It was amazing to us. We had 25 people on a waiting list right off the bat," said teacher Darryl Main, adviser for Stanwood High School's Agricultural Mechanics Club. "The community welding course has been so well-received, we might have to run another one this spring."
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John Bruskotter Elected President and Chairman of the Board of the American Welding Society
Published: January 26th, 2010 by American Welding Society / Cindy Weihl
  Category: People
John Bruskotter, an AWS Distinguished Member and a 36-year veteran of the welding industry, has been named as the 2010 President and Chairman of the Board of the American Welding Society (AWS).
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John Bruskotter Elected President
Published: January 26th, 2010 by AWS / Cindy Weihl
  Category: People
MIAMI, FL January 26, 2010 John Bruskotter, an AWS Distinguished Member and a 36-year veteran of the welding industry, has been named as the 2010 President and Chairman of the Board of the American Welding Society (AWS).
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Obama Vows to Fight for Jobs in Retooled Message
Published: January 22nd, 2010 by TOM RAUM and PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated Press Writers
  Category: People
President Barack Obama visits a wind turbine manufacturing and fabrication lab at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 22,2010, as part of his "White House to Main Street Tour".
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Welding Program Offers New Chance At Life
Published: December 29th, 2009 by McCook Daily Gazette / Lorri Sughroue
  Category: People
But this time around, things are different and he's optimistic about the future. Originally sentenced to 16 months, Stewart was eligible to earn an earlier release by completing a six-month program at the Nebraska Department of Corrections Work Ethic Camp in McCook, an intense, no-frills, minimum security facility that stresses changing behavior and attitude with parenting and life skill classes, education and 10-hour days on work crews that provide community service.
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Jimmy Morgan Elected to American Welding Society Foundation Board
Published: October 28th, 2009 by WEC Welding & Machining
  Category: People
The American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation has elected Jimmy Morgan, president of Westinghouse subsidiary WEC Welding and Machining, LLC, to the AWS Foundation Board of Directors.
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Interest in Blue Collar Trades Up
Published: July 17th, 2009 by Chicago Tribune / Robert Channick
  Category: Technology
With the economy on the ropes, a resurgence of interest in hands-on jobs is packing classrooms and buoying the hopes of those who want to reignite careers or launch new ones. The best advice: Don't be afraid to get a little dirty, and try to get over any squeamishness about blood.
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Merger Provides Airmen Chance to 'Weld' New Skills (Pacific Air Forces)
Published: July 11th, 2009 by Tech. Sgt. Rey Ramon, 18th Wing Public Affairs
  Category: Company Updates
Kadena Air Base has implemented a new welding course at the Pacific Forces Transportation Training Center.
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Grant Money Aims to Expand College Vocational Program
Published: June 29th, 2009 by The Star/Rebecca Clark
  Category: Technology
Cleveland Community College received a grant that will be used to renovate and create more space for welding, machinist and other trade students whose skills are in demand.
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New Gulf Coast School Will Teach Welding, Other Shipyard Trades
Published: June 29th, 2009 by Fox 10 TV, AL
  Category: Technology
A new Maritime Science Center will be teaching students different trades including welding that re needed inside of a shipyard. The center will be completed by the fall of 2010.
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