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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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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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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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Welding is for Girls
Published: June 23rd, 2009 by KTKA, KS, Lindsay Elliot
  Category: People
72 girls are experiencing a week in welding and carpentry classes at Manhattan Area Technical College
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Summer Camp Sparks Girls Interest in Welding (Plant Engineering Live)
Published: June 19th, 2009 by PLE Staff -- Plant Engineering
  Category: People
Summer camp in Alabama provides peer-to-peer mentoring for high schools girls interested in welding.
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Free Job Training Helps Women Enter Welding World (WLOX, MS)
Published: June 15th, 2009 by Trang Pham-Bui
  Category: People
Eleven women are getting free welding lessons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
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