The American Welding Society (AWS) and Arc Junkies launched the “Weld Wednesday with AWS” podcast series. The podcasts will inform the welding community about important innovations and trends in the industry. New podcasts will be released the first Wednesday of every month, with the first episode airing August 5. For the first podcast, Arc Junkies host Jason Becker will speak with Howard Record, AWS District 5 director to discuss the advantages of AWS section meetings and activities. Additional podcast topics will cover how codes and standards are developed and the how and why of welding procedure specifications.