Why become a WEMCO member?
See all the benefits for yourself!

In addition to the AWS Sustaining Membership benefits, you also receive ALL the following:

  • Access to WEMCO’s Annual Meeting
    WEMCO's Annual Meeting brings together welding and fabricating specialists to offer renowned speakers with exciting industry topics. The meeting offers a dynamic atmosphere that dispatches the most current industry information. This informal forum promotes an invaluable exchange of ideas, which has been recognized as the cornerstone of WEMCO's success. Annual meetings are offered “at cost" to WEMCO members.

  • Unparalleled Networking
    Network and form alliances with top welding industry leaders. The Membership and GAWDA Liaison Committees are continuously developing partnerships, increasing membership, and facilitating communication and understanding between manufacturers and distributors, which leads to improved profitability to both parties.

  • Global Exposure
    Access international markets through the AWS global presence via the many international groups, such as the International Institute of Welding (IIW), and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

  • Technology Insights
    Gain insight with the Technology Committee on how to deal with issues that affect digital communication between manufacturers and distributors as well as avoiding additional costs to your I.T. operations.

  • WEMCO Quarterly eNewsletter
    The WEMCO quarterly eNewsletter offers indispensable industry information; a message from the chair; complimentary advertising space for product and company news; member-centric news and technology column; plus featured articles from the Welding Journal

  • Assurance for the Welding Distributor
    By demonstrating their ability to meet the criteria set forth by AWS, WEMCO affiliated manufacturers have proven they are registered manufacturers within the U.S., and dedicated to supplying products meeting or exceeding AWS and ANSI product specifications and guidelines.

  • Membership Online Directory
    Company listing at the members profile page in the WEMCO Website which provides direct access to the members Homepage. Opportunity to post company logo and ad banners is also available at the site.

  • Member-only private access
    Our members can access the passcode-protected site to obtain sub-committee reports, meeting minutes, the WEMCO Quarterly Newsletter Economic Forecasts and much more.

  • AWS Recognition
    Engraved wall plaque recognizing your company's prestigious affiliation with the American Welding Society.

  • Usage of AWS WEMCO Logo
    Use of the AWS WEMCO Member Logo will be given to all WEMCO members for your company's letterhead and promotion.


Help advance welding in the 21st Century.  Become a WEMCO Member today.

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