Susan Woods
Managing Editor
Susan Woods is the managing editor for all of Techgen Media’s publications. She has more than 19 years’ experience writing for the metalworking industry. In addition to metal fabrication, she has covered the machining side as well. Susan is a graduate from Western Illinois University. She lives in the Chicagoland area with her husband and two children. In addition to spending time with family, she also enjoys reading, gardening and rooting for Chicago’s numerous sports teams.
FAB Shop Magazine Direct
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FAB Shop Magazine Direct
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Welding Productivity
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Welding Productivity
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Shop Floor Lasers
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Welding Productivity
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Welding Productivity
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Shop Floor Lasers
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Shop Floor Lasers
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Shop Floor Lasers
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