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Affiliate Company

Affiliate Company


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.

List of Current Affiliate Company Members

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

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.

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Join Online

AWS Affiliate Member Application in PDF format.

Or Call 800.443.9353, ext. 262 (inside the U.S. and Canada)
305.443.9353, ext. 262 (outside the U.S. and Canada)
You may also reach the general Membership Department by selecting Option 4


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:
  • 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

Please view the full list of Affiliate Member Benefits in PDF format.

Workforce Recruitment

Find your next star employee at jobsinwelding.com.  Once you create an account you can post open positions, and review resumes from available candidates.  Posting internships is FREE for a 60 day posting.

Sustaining Company Members receive a 50% on job postings in April and October of each year.  Contact AWS to learn how to upgrade to a Sustaining Company Membership.

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