American Welding Society

Since 1919, the American Welding Society (AWS) has been dedicated to the advancement of welding through the development of industry-proven publications, industry-recognized education and industry-respected certifications.
Over nine decades old and over 70,000 members strong, AWS leads the way in support of the welding community; listening to our members and being their voice in the world. We are passionate about continuous learning; offering a variety of technical and education conferences and seminars to help advance careers, incomes and productivity. AWS’s services are supported by a dedicated staff and global industry professionals that represent all facets of welding; from factory floor to high-rise construction; military weaponry to home products.