American Council of the International Institute of Welding

American Council of the International Institute of Welding

The American Council of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) is:

  • The US member body of the IIW
  • Co-sponsored by AWS, EWI and WRC
  • Currently over 120 US welding industry members
  • Develops US positions on IIW Activities including certification and standardization
  • Selects US delegates who represent the US at Annual Assemblies and Intermediate meetings


The IIW in short:

  • Created in 1948 to promote innovation and best joining practices
  • Provides a global platform for the exchange and diffusion of evolving welding technologies and applications
  • Membership has grown from 13  to 59 countries from every continent and corner of the earth
  • IIW working units that discuss state of the art issues related to subject from arc welding to brazing and soldering and more
  • The main meeting is the Annual Assembly hosted by IIW member countries
  • Many International Conferences held throughout the year on various subjects relating to welding and joining
  • Many working units hold intermediate meetings throughout the year, often in conjunction with International Conferences
  • The Young Professionals of the International Institute of Welding page aims to collect the YP's world-wide and to provide them a forum for networking
  • The IIW launched a White Paper, "Improving Global Quality of Life Through Optimum Use and Innovation of Welding and Joining Technologies" at the 2012 IIW Annual Assembly in Denver


Join the American Council of the IIW and learn more about the activities of the IIW and become an active member of the US delegation and member of one or more IIW working units and subgroups – for more information contact Andrew Davis (adavis@aws.org)

 

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