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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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Airgas, Inc.
Radnor, PA

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) is one of the nation's leading single-source suppliers of gases, welding equipment and supplies, and safety products.

Website:  www.airgas.com
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Actress Patricia Arquette teams with students for Haiti housing
Published: May 25th, 2010 by MSNBC
  Category: People
 
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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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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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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Welder Heats Up Competition
Published: March 17th, 2010 by The Miami County Republic / Gene Morris
  Category: People
"I would like to travel to where the jobs are," Oliver said. "That is what you do when you become a welder."
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What if a college education just isn't for everyone?
Published: March 16th, 2010 by USA Today / Mary Beth Marklein,
  Category: People
But what's still getting lost, some argue, is that too many students are going to college not because they want to, but because they think they have to.
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Teenagers in need of direction can turn to apprenticeships
Published: March 16th, 2010 by USA Today / Mary Beth Marklein,
  Category: People
Cory Gamroth, 18, of Mukwonago, Wis., welds a generator connection box in the Generac factory in Eagle, Wis., as part of Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship program.
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The Family That Learns Together...
Published: March 14th, 2010 by Diana Wray
  Category: People
Lark Stanford cuts a piece of metal during a welding class Tuesday at Odessa College. Stanford is taking the same class as her mother, Sandra Stanford. Community college enrollments are up as students find them to be a less-expensive option than universities and older adults are returning to school for additional skills training.
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Students Demonstrate Their Skills at State Meet
Published: March 13th, 2010 by Bangor Daily News / Jessica Bloch
  Category: People
BANGOR, Maine As a welding instructor at the Caribou Regional Technology Center, Kevin Quist was particularly interested to see the results of the welding sculpture competition at this week's SkillsUSA Maine annual state conference.
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From Mystery Cyclists to Chocolate Welding at Science Fair
Published: March 12th, 2010 by BBC
  Category: People
The Big Bang UK Young Scientists' and Engineers' Fair has opened in Manchester and claims to be the biggest single celebration of science and engineering aimed at children and young people. The 120 interactive exhibits include a coffee-powered car, welding and building with chocolate - and kettles & toasters powered by cycle power.
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