Nov 24, 2015 Rubio’s Insight About Skills by Jerry Jasinowski

In one of the Republican presidential debates, Sen. Marco Rubio (D-FL) said the U.S. needed to focus more on equipping young people with practical skills and less on sending them to four-year colleges. “Welders make more money than philosophers,” he said. “We need more welders and less philosophers.”

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When it comes to finding appreciation for the art of welding, David Landon doesn’t have to look any further than Hollywood.

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Welding keeps our economy growing. Our friends at Welding Productivity discuss what welders in the agricultural industry need to know to keep their welding careers flourishing in the article, "Farm to Table".

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