Deeper partnerships are needed to tackle skilled labor shortages
When we ask metal fabricators and manufacturers what their biggest challenges are, the lack of skilled CNC machinists and welders comes up again and again.
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Welding Engineer Lab
Every welding and fabricating facility we visit has the single goal of maximizing profits. Most of the time this is done by meticulously reviewing costs of raw materials, vendor consolidation, and overhead reduction but does this really show the desired results?
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Contact Tips - Getting the Most for your Money
In welding, consumables are always a big focus of care for fabricators. Money spent on consumables is directly taken off the bottom line. Most people know this. What most people don’t know is that spending a little more on the front end might help in the long run.
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The 5 W’s of a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
Often people will say to me, “I enjoy welding and the industry, but want to take that next step to further my career. If this is a conversation you’ve had, and needed more information about the who, what when, why, and where of becoming a CWI, then this article will answer all your questions!