About American Welding Society
Founded in 1919, the American Welding Society is a nonprofit organization with a global mission: to advance the science, technology, and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes worldwide, including brazing, soldering, and thermal spraying. By fostering knowledge, embracing change, and providing real-world opportunities through scholarships, fellowships, and workforce development, AWS provides the tools to help members succeed—and to inspire future generations of welding professionals.
Founded: 1919
Headquarters: Miami, FL
Contact number: 18004439353
Contact email: customercare@aws.org
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CWI: A SOUGHT-AFTER CERTIFICATION
The AWS Certified Welding Inspector credential is one of the welding industry’s most recognized certifications. In fact, CWIs are highly regarded and sought after throughout the welding industry. Becoming a CWI means that you have demonstrated the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to earn this prestigious credential.
American Welding Society Membership: Take the Torch Today
Take your career to the next level. Advance your skills. Learn from others who share your craft. Make your mark on the industry — and the world. You can take your next step by becoming a member of the American Welding Society. Learn more about the benefits of the different types or categories of AWS Membership below.
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At the American Welding Society, we understand the power of having a unique edge over the competition, and our custom suite of business products and services will help you achieve and keep that competitive edge.
Articles
Welding Productivity
Twelve questions with an aerospace welding engineer
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Insights gained from Fabtech on apprenticeships and the role they’ll play in shaping the industry for the future
October 19, 2023
Welding Productivity
An American Welding Society webinar addresses the considerations required for automation implemention
August 24, 2023
Welding Productivity
An American Welding Society virtual conference put women and automation in the spotlight
June 16, 2023
Welding Productivity
With tele-manufacturing, working remotely finally makes its way to the welding trade
April 12, 2023
Welding Productivity
AWS and Vectis join forces to empower the next generation of manufacturing professionals
February 13, 2023
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