American Welding Society  

8669 N.W. 36th Street, #130
Miami,  FL  33166-6640

United States
  • Booth: C41336

The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a nonprofit organization with a global mission to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying.

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, and led by a volunteer organization of officers and directors, AWS serves over 70,000 members worldwide and is composed of 22 Districts with 250 Sections and student chapters. The Society is dedicated to supporting hundreds of thousands of industry professionals, including: welders, business leaders, sales and service teams, manufacturers, vendors, associations, educational institutions, committee volunteers, and students. We connect welding communities from around the world into a collaborative force, built on a foundation of higher standards; advanced learning; and rewarding growth. 

AWS offers industry-respected certifications, industry-trusted technical standards development, technical standards sales, education, membership and expositions.  For more information, visit


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  • Brought to you by the American Welding Society (AWS), the Welding Source aims to be your first-stop-in-the-morning, must-serve-with-coffee, daily source for the pulse of everything welding.

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