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Revamped Build With Blue Offer Available Until June 30

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. today announced a revamp of the popular Build with Blue™ rebate offer. Between April 1 and June 30, 2014, customers who purchase qualifying Miller® equipment along with additional Miller or Hobart® products totaling at least $85 on the same invoice will receive an $85 mail-in rebate on the total purchase amount.

In addition to the rebate offer, one qualified rebate entry will be drawn every month to win $850 — in honor of the Miller 85th anniversary celebration.

“As Miller marks its 85th anniversary, much has changed in how we build our world. But one thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to serve the hardworking people who weld,” said Rich Thompson, vice president of marketing for Miller Electric Mfg. Co. “It continues to be an honor and a privilege to help advance the art and craft of welding, making it easier, more productive and more fulfilling.”

Prices for the eligible equipment list referenced below reflect the Miller suggested price (MSP) before the applied rebate.

Spectrum®  625 X-TREME™ Plasma cutter — $1,807 MSP

  • Generating 40 amps, the 21-pound machine can slice through 5/8-inch mild steel at 15 inches per minute. Great new features include quick-connect ground cable with more flexibility and a heavy duty clamp that’s smaller and easier to handle; Ultra-Quick Connect™ torch cable for portability and interchangeability of hand-held or machine torches; long- or short-body machine torches; and automated cutting options like CNC integration kits for remote trigger, ok-to-move signal and voltage sensing.

Multimatic™ 200 MIG/TIG/Stick welder — $2,004 MSP

  • A durable, impact-resistant polycarbonate case protects this all-in-one portable multiprocess welding power source capable of performing MIG, Stick and TIG welding processes in one compact design. The system weighs only 29 pounds and connects to common 120- and 230-volt power receptacles with the Miller-exclusive MVP™ (multi-voltage plug).

Millermatic® 211 Auto-Set™ with MVP™ MIG welder— $1,159 MSP

  • This MIG welder packs a class-leading 3/8-inch-thick welding capacity into a highly portable case. Featuring Auto-Set™ to eliminate the need to set voltage and wire feed speed, and MVP for quick and tool-less change over between 120V and 230V input power, this unit is ideal for welding in maintenance, farm, home, hobbyist and personal-use applications.

Millermatic® 212 Auto-Set™ MIG welder— $1,878 MSP

  • This machine features a 210-amp unit with a higher duty cycle for making longer welds on thicker material. Welds material from 22 gauge to 3/8-inch thickness in a single pass.

Syncrowave® 210 TIG/Stick welder — $2,678 MSP

  • The new inverter-based welder with operator-friendly interface, is AC/DC TIG and DC Stick-capable — with the ability to weld up to 1/4-inch-thick material in a single pass. It is anchored by innovative technologies and is the first Miller TIG welder to include the Pro-Set™ feature, which takes the guesswork out of setting weld parameters by offering preset controls designed by Miller weld engineers. Miller-exclusive Auto-Line™ technology and MVP allow for easy hookup to any input voltages within 115 – 230 V with no manual linking, providing reliable input power regardless of welding conditions.

Bobcat™ 250 EFI welder/generator — $4,510 MSP

  • The Bobcat 250 engine-driven welder/generator with EFI reduces fuel use up to 27 percent, lowers noise by as much as 33 percent, and is 5 inches shorter and up to 55 pounds lighter than previous models. The welder/generator offers 40 to 275 amps for both DC Stick/TIG and AC TIG/Stick applications, and 17 to 28 volts of output power when matched with a wire feeder for MIG or Flux-Cored welding. Rated at 104 degrees Fahrenheit, the machine offers 12,000 watts peak and 10,500 watts continuous power.

Customers will receive the rebate approximately four weeks following submission of the mail-in rebate form. For more information on the Build with Blue rebate offer, customers can visit their local distributor or MillerWelds.com/buildwithblue.

Hot Rods by Dean and the Street Rodder Road Tour

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

For Dean Livermore, founder and owner of Hot Rods by Dean, the satisfaction in creating custom vehicles is in seeing a project gel and come together.

Custom projects at his Phoenix, Ariz.-based shop include hot rods, street rods, roadsters, muscle cars and vintage trucks. The shop’s 10 employees complete in-house fabrication, body work, mechanical work, paint and design. Their projects often include building custom chassis, interior and body work, and even manufacturing their own custom-made parts such as sub-dash panels and stash boxes, which keep the authentic appearance of vintage vehicles while hiding modern touches such as stereos and air conditioning.

“Everything is high end, high class, high finish,” Livermore said. “I enjoy the building the cars and getting the car to the final stage. I enjoy the journey. That’s the satisfaction for me, is making it all come together.”

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King of the Hammers 2014 Recap

Monday, March 10th, 2014

King of the Hammers Recap

 

The Blue Torch Fabworks race vehicle at KOH.

Miller Welders was proud to sponsor the recent 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers race in Johnson Valley, Calif. While in the desert, race participants had free access to a variety of Miller® welding and cutting products for onsite repair and pit support needs. Thanks to our friends and partners The Fab School, Blue Torch Fabworks and Miller Motorsports for acting on our behalf and helping those in need of welding assistance. A huge congrats to those who competed in one of the toughest races around.

 

Check out this photo gallery and watch the Blue Torch Fabworks commercial for a taste of the action!

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Tune into Live King of the Hammers Racing Coverage

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Miller Welders is excited to be the official welding sponsor of the Ultra 4 Racing Series. As a result of the expanded partnership, all race participants attending the Johnson Valley, Calif.-based 2014 Griffin King of the Hammers (KOH race) this week and all other events in the series will have free access to welding and cutting products for onsite repair and pit support needs.

For the previous two years, Miller Welders sponsored only the KOH race, living in the desert alongside the racers and spectators during the annual week-long event.

“We were able to experience how our products were used in countless welding repair situations, as well as to connect with racers from every level as to how welding was used in the fabrication of their vehicle, said John Swartz, Marketing Manager for Miller Welders. “Knowing that our machines can hold up and perform in the harsh desert environment should provide customers with confidence that products will provide years of operation in any race shop or home garage.”

The welding and cutting products is housed in an Ultra 4 Series trailer which will travel to and from each event. During the King of the Hammers events, race participants can access the trailer located in Hammertown. The Fab School, Blue Torch Fabworks and Miller Motorsports, all friends and partners of Miller Welders, are onsite to provide welding assistance and pit support in Johnson Valley.

In addition, Jason Carner and Peter Basler of Blue Torch Fabworks will field a custom-built Miller Welders-branded race vehicle for the KOH race tomorrow featuring innovative new products from their line of do-it-yourself parts and kits for custom off-road fabrication projects.

“Miller Welders would like to wish all the racers the best of luck this year and hopes for another wildly successful event for Ultra 4 Series Executive Director Dave Cole.”

To watch live coverage of the KOH race on Friday, Feb. 7, tune into:  www.ultra4racing.com/live

NEW Women’s Arc Armor® Welding Protection Designed for Superior Fit and Productivity

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Miller recently launched new women’s Arc Armor®apparel, including the INDURA® cloth jacket and MIG and TIG gloves. Specifically engineered with feedback from women welders, the new apparel provides superior fit and comfort for elevated performance.

Made from INDURA flame-resistant cotton, the women’s jacket provides less restriction for better movement and increases safety with a tailored fit.

The new women’s MIG and TIG gloves, now available in X-Small and Small, are part of an overall Arc Armor glove redesign. The smaller sizes ensure welders have a glove option that fits their needs while providing the best welding protection available.

Women’s MIG Glove (lined)

• Dual padded palm for added comfort

• Fleece insulated palm, foam insulated back

• Original wrap-around keystone thumb design for exceptional dexterity and comfort

Women’s TIG Glove

• Unlined for heightened feel and dexterity

• Triple padded palm for added comfort

• Premium goat grain leather offers superior flexibility and dexterity

For more information on the Miller Arc Armor line of welding protection, visitMillerWelds.com/arcarmor.

Miller at the 2013 SEMA Show

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

If you’re headed to SEMA — the world’s largest automotive specialty show — be sure to check out Miller booth #24113 in the Racing & Performance pavilion in Central Hall. Miller experts will be on hand to answer your questions and give presentations on common automotive welding applications. If you not attending SEMA this year we have you covered with live coverage of our Q&A sessions. Check out the Miller SEMA show page and follow along live from Las Vegas.

WE BUILD Video Highlights Resto-Mod Dream Makers

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Miller WE BUILD campaign recognizes the hard-working men and women of welding by featuring some of the best operators in the business and encourages welders to share their projects at MillerWelds.com/webuild. In the latest of a series of WE BUILD videos, the “Dreams” video features the renowned Ringbrothers from Spring Green, Wisc. Mike and Jim Ring are known for their high-tech, high-end, resto-mod muscle car builds. Check out the video and don’t forget to submit your project to WE BUILD and win monthly prizes and become eligible for a grand prize “build your own” trip to New York City.

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Exclusive Technology Part of the New Miller Trailblazer® 325 Diesel and Bobcat™ 250 Diesel Welder/Generators

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

The new Trailblazer® 325 Diesel and Bobcat™ 250 Diesel welder/generators by Miller Electric Mfg. Co. deliver multiprocess welding capabilities combined with innovative technologies designed for the professional welder including two industry-exclusive technologies: Smart-Cor™ technology and Auto-Speed™ technology.

Both machines are fully compliant with all applicable EPA Tier 4 Final emissions regulations and are designed to extend runtimes by 55 percent, reduce fuel use by as much as 25 percent, and reduce noise by 40 percent for a safer, more productive jobsite.

Find the right welder/generator for your project by clicking here.

WE BUILD Campaign and Sweepstakes Goes Behind the Scenes at Hendrick Motorsports

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Go into the sWeBuild_Rotator_535x281hop of Hendrick Motorsports in the latest video released in conjunction with the WE BUILD campaign and BUILD & WIN promotion.

See the newly released “WE BUILD Championships” video and find out which Hendrick Motorsports driver was a winner at Dover International Raceway.

 

Reduced Noise, Better Fuel Economy Featured on New Miller Diesel Welder/Generators

Monday, September 16th, 2013

TB_BC_LowResThe new Trailblazer® 325 Diesel and Bobcat™ 250 Diesel welder/generators by Miller Electric Mfg. Co. deliver multiprocess welding capabilities and smooth generator power, both in a Tier 4 Final compliant package. Industry leading technology means better fuel efficiency, reduced noise and extended run times. Read more to find out which machine is the right choice for your job or jobsite.