Excellence in Welding Awards
WEMCO created the annual Excellence in Welding Awards to recognize individuals and organizations that are instrumental in raising the image of welding and strengthening the industry, and have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities.
Article: WEMCO Holds the Excellence in Welding Awards at FABTECH
Published in the November 2021 Welding Journal and is being republished with permission of AWS.
The Excellence in Welding Awards are divided into the following nine categories:
- 1. Individual
- 2. Educator
- 3. Educational Facility
- 4. Small Business
- 5. Large Business
- 6. Distributor
- 7. AWS Section
- 8. Media
- 9. Veterans
The WEMCO Excellence in Welding Awards Nominations Portal remains open with a deadline of May 30th. Recipients will be honored at FABTECH in Chicago at the annual luncheon and awards ceremony on September 13th.
2023 Excellence in Welding Awards Nomination Portal
Each year individuals from the welding industry nominate their peers for these awards. The nominations are submitted to the Excellence in Welding Committee, which are reviewed carefully before the winners are selected. The winners are announced at the Excellence in Welding Awards Ceremony at the FABTECH Show.
The following is a list of the 2022 award recipients and categories:
- Individual: JONATHAN LEE
- Educator: ANTHONY BLAKENEY
- Educational Facility: MISSOURI WELDING INSTITUTE
- Small Business: R&N MANUFACTURING
- Large Business: THE KNAPHEIDE MANUFACTURING COMPANY
- Distributor: WELSCO
- AWS Section: ATLANTA SECTION (Section 025)
- Media: WELDING WOMEN SYNDICATE
- Veterans: JAMES DANIELS