As a hard-working independent welding shop, you’re likely looking for every advantage available to find new customers, grow your business, and keep up with the industry’s changing standards, certifications and technologies. As an AWS Affiliate member, you get the critical tools, resources, and guidance to do just that.
Affiliate Company membership is designed for the specific needs of independent welding and fabricating shops like yours:
- Keeping you updated on important industry changes that affect your bottom line
- Helping you improve your employees’ capabilities, productivity, and business results
- Connecting you to thousands of other members for help and advice on solving every day production problems others in your situation have also encountered
- Providing you with affordable ways to find customers; boost market share and expand your capabilities
See ALL Affiliate Company member benefits in the BENEFITS tab below.
Annual Dues for New and Renewing Affiliate Company Members $200
Are your employees already AWS members? Get pro-rated dues pricing:
AWS will pro-rate your company's dues if there are employees with current AWS individual memberships. Call the AWS Membership Department at 800.443.9353, ext. 259 or 264 for special pricing.
As an Affiliate Company member, you enjoy ALL the benefits below:
- 1 Individual Membership “owned” by the company, to distribute to a company employee or a customer, who each receive full Individual Member Benefits, which includes:
- Discounts on AWS Conferences, Seminars, Online education programs, events, and bookstore purchases for Individual Members
- Subscription to the award-winning Welding Journal magazine
- View full description of Individual Member benefits
- Professional Affiliate Company Member certificate to show your company's relationship with the American Welding Society
- AWS Affiliate Company logo for use on company letterhead and promotional material
- Free company listing on AWS’s 100,000 vistors-a-month website, with the opportunity to hyperlink from the AWS website to your company website at a minimal fee
- Free admission to FABTECH Expo
- Opportunity to network with welding professionals in your area through involvement with your local AWS Section
- Discounts on business products and services through programs with AWS partners