Welding Distributor Membership
As a welding distributor, AWS membership benefits you in two major ways: helping you boost your customer base and competitive market share.
- AWS communication tools connect you to key industry manufacturers, including nearly 1,000 AWS Sustaining and Supporting Company members, most of whom are leading producers of welding and equipment supplies.
- You also get a valuable presence on the global AWS Welding Distributor List located on our high-traffic website which draws 100,000 visitors monthly.
- Another huge membership advantage: the continuous stream of industry news and updates that keep you better informed on major changes and developments affecting your bottom line, along with resources and advice to tackle the real-world business issues you face daily.
These are just a few of many Welding Distributor Membership benefits.
See below for the full list.
New member welcome bonus
When you join as a Welding Distributor, choose any two publications from the list below as your welcome gift. (Up to a $384 value)
- Jefferson's Welding encyclopedia (CD-ROM only)
- Welding Metallurgy
- Welding Handbook (Ninth edition., Vol. 2)
Please view the full list of Welding Distributor Member Benefits in PDF format
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.
Annual Dues: $545.00
Or Call 1-800-443-9353, ext. 262 (inside the U.S. and Canada)
1-305-443-9353, ext. 262 (outside the U.S. and Canada)
You may also reach the general Membership Department at extension 480.
Welder Distributor member benefits help your shop grow customers and market share
As a Welder distributor member, you enjoy ALL the benefits below
- 5 Individual Memberships “owned” by the company, to distribute to company employees or customers, who each receive full Individual Member Benefits, click here to view full description of benefits.
- AWS Welding Distributor Member logo for use on company letterhead and promotional material
- Two FREE popular AWS Publications (up to a $376 value)! Choose from some of our most popular titles: Welding Handbook, Jefferson's Welding Encyclopedia (only available on CD-ROM), and Welding Metallurgy
- Welding Distributor List inclusion puts your company in immediate contact with customers
- Complimentary passes to the FABTECH show to distribute as perks to customers and company staff
- Professional wall plaque to show company affiliation with the American Welding Society
- Minimum 70% discount on shipping charges with YRC International – outbound and inbound, short or long haul
Please view the full list of Welding Distributor Member Benefits in PDF format.
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