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Manufacturing has a long history in the U.S., as both an economic mainstay and key source of American ingenuity. That will likely continue to be the case, but post recession American manufacturing is otherwise characterized by slow growth and lots of change. So what can we expect from our recovering patient?
In 2014, both readers and contributors stressed how important it was for schools, companies and individuals to work together to solve the skills and workforce crises facing the welding industry. It’s therefore fitting to begin the new year with a story that demonstrates the impact that this kind of collaboration can have on an industry that’s ready for change, and a generation that’s just waiting to be introduced to welding.
Last week, we discussed how becoming a Certified Radiographic Interpreter can make you a more valuable asset to your employer. As a CRI, you are your company’s line of defense against poor quality welds and potential lawsuits. This week, we’ll be offering a few tips that can help you attain this important certification.
Jan 13, 2016 / Miami, FL
Mar 22, 2016 - Mar 24, 2016 / Toronto, ON
Apr 12, 2016 - Apr 15, 2016 / Miami, FL
Apr 25, 2016 - Apr 27, 2016 / New Orleans, LA
May 10, 2016 - May 11, 2016 / Houston, TX
In one of the Republican presidential debates, Sen. Marco Rubio (D-FL) said the U.S. needed to focus more on equipping young people with practical skills and less on sending them to four-year colleges.
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