Standing Committees

Standing Committees

AWS Standing Committees: working together to move welding forward

We proudly feature our Standing Committees:

BSMC - Brazing & Soldering Manufacturers Committee
Dedicated to providing senior managment members a forum to provide a common voice to the brazing and soldering industry, government bodies and technical standards organizations worldwide.

ITSA - International Thermal Spray Association
Dedicated to expanding the use of thermal spray technologies for the benefit of industry and society. The association has been closely tied to major advances in thermal spray technology, equipment and materials, industry events, education, standards and market development in North and South America as well as Australia and parts of the Pacific Rim and Europe.

RWMA - Resistance Welding Manufacturing Alliance
The RWMA is a network of industry professionals and corporate leaders that fosters advances in resistance welding technologies, while supporting the highest technical standards for the industry. The RWMA educates the manufacturing community in the new technologies as well as in existing resistance welding processes.

WEMCO - An Association of Welding Manufacturers
Dedicated to providing senior management members of manufacturers servicing the welding industry a forum to strengthen market trends and needs; share business solutions; promote products and services; provide a common voice to the industry, government bodies and standards organizations; and enhance welding as a strong career choice and economic stronghold.

AWS Affiliated Organization

IIW – International Institute of Welding
The IIW was founded in 1948 by the welding institutes/societies of 13 countries who considered it crucial to make more rapid scientific and technical progress possible on a global level. The IIW's mission is to be the international vehicle by which innovation and best joining practices could be promoted, while providing an international platform for the exchange and dissemination of evolving welding technologies and applications.