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News Article | June 15, 2017
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The American Welding Society was founded in 1919. Since then AWS has strived to move the industry forward in both thinking and action, as well as inspire future generations to see the exciting career opportunities available today. This conference included sessions on innovative pipe welding technologies, welding automation, new technology for welding both ferrous and non-ferrous materials and additive manufacturing. The presentations included the information on the welding technology implemented in shipyards in the US and other international locations. The US Navy recently got the go-ahead to expand its current fleet of 275 to 355 deployable ships over the next decade. This means that thousands of U.S. jobs are up for grabs now and the economic impact will be tremendous. Uniweld Products, Inc. understands the impact this will have in the industry, and it is without a doubt for Uniweld to have a presence here and working closely with AWS going forward. "We need to be there to provide our support for AWS and the welding community," says Frank Vargas, Uniweld's customer service manager. During the exhibit Uniweld had the chance to introduce to the market the 30ATT-21 and 30ATT-13, the new tip-mix style Trigger Torch which is made specifically for the shipyard industry and is 100% made in the USA. The Trigger Torch comes with two different lengths in 13" and 21" with options to have different head angles. This newest, simplified variation of a shipbuilding-industry favorite combines the latest, safest tip-mix technology, with gas-flow design, lightweight and high-powered cutting capacity. Uniweld Products, Inc. has manufactured quality welding and cutting equipment at its factory located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida U.S.A. since 1949. Refrigeration manifolds & hoses, vacuum pumps, tubing tools, nitrogen kits, cutting torches, welding handles, cutting attachments, pressure regulators, pressure gauges, cutting tips and welding tips are among the products manufactured at Uniweld's factory in Fort Lauderdale. Uniweld.....”Quality Tools That Go To Work With You®".

FABTECH 2017 features the largest lineup of exhibitors, speakers and educational sessions in the event's 35-year history, taking place across more than 750,000 net square feet of exhibit space. That includes a series of TED-style talks, dubbed "FABx Tech Talks," by visionary leaders who are shaping the future of manufacturing. "Each year, the best in the metal fabricating industry exhibit at FABTECH," said Mark Hoper, FABTECH show co-manager and FMA SVP of Expositions and Media. "Holding the show in Chicago, in the heart of the Midwest, enables greater attendance from all manufacturing partners. Attendees can expect to discover the newest innovations, network with potential business partners and gain insight into the latest industry developments and trends." New this year at FABTECH 2017 will be an expanded Tube & Pipe Pavilion and 3D/Additive Manufacturing Pavilion giving visitors the opportunity to explore more technology than ever before. The expanded Tube & Pipe Producers and Suppliers Pavilion, a collaboration between Messe Düsseldorf and FABTECH, will create the largest annual gathering of tube and pipe equipment users in North America. In addition to the technology on the show floor, FABTECH 2017 will offer a host of networking opportunities, including an Industry Night celebration to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Chicago's Soldier Field. Register to experience the Industrial Evolution at FABTECH 2017 and find more information at fabtechexpo.com. FABTECH is North America's largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries. The event provides a powerfully aligned hands-on, face-to-face business growth experience, attracting more than 1,700 exhibitors and 50,000 attendees. The event is made possible by its five co-sponsors, all of whom representing the varied and diverse makeup of the manufacturing industry. They include the American Welding Society, the Chemical Coaters Association International the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, the Precision Metalforming Association and SME. Read more about FABTECH's co-sponsors here.

American Welding Society Inc. | Date: 2011-08-11

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