About WEMCO

About WEMCO

WHO is WEMCO?
About 15 years ago, WEMCO (An Association of Welding Manufacturers) became an AWS Standing Committee dedicated to providing a common voice to the welding industry, government bodies and technical organizations worldwide.

Today, this influential association represents manufacturers making products for welding processes and applications. It provides valued-added information and services to end users, distributors and manufacturers in the welding industry.

The members of WEMCO are manufacturers of high quality products and services that focus on supporting the U.S. and international welding markets.

WHAT does WEMCO do?
WEMCO is an association committed to benefiting its members by sharing information within the welding industry.

WHY do we spend time doing it?
In order to better serve your customers, you need to know what distributors and end-users are looking for when it comes to purchasing and using the products you manufacture. The networking opportunities and communications within WEMCO focuses directly on the issues or questions you may have for the welding markets to help grow your business and brand awareness.

WHEN and WHERE can you find us?
WEMCO support is available to you throughout the year, as well as accessible through monthly e-briefs and quarterly newsletters you receive as a member. WEMCO works to educate and enlighten its membership base with the latest issues and trends in the welding industry. The powerful networking advantages WEMCO provides you and your organization will help boost the results you already achieve on an individual level.

Our mission?
WEMCO provides forums for members to interact socially and professionally; harmonizes efforts for promotion, distribution, and acceptance of our products globally; and contributes to the well-being of the welding industry.

Our vision?
WEMCO provides an alliance between AWS and manufacturers of welding, cutting and related welding-industry equipment.

Our top priority?
Providing the senior management members of manufacturers that service the welding industry a forum to:

  • Promote plans and programs, which benefit their understanding of welding equipment market trends and needs
  • Share solutions to current industry, organizational and business problems/opportunities
  • Market their products and services worldwide
  • Provide a common voice to the welding industry, government bodies and technical standards organizations worldwide
  • Enhance the image of welding as a career choice and as an industry crucial to building and maintaining the world’s economic infrastructure

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