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Miller Welders signs on for a second year at Griffin King of the Hammers

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Miller Welders is excited to sponsor the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers. Partner and off-road manufacturer Blue Torch Fabworks will again join Miller Welders to offer free equipment access and weld support to race team participants.

Co-drivers Jason Carner and Peter Basler of the Blue Torch Fabworks racing team will field a custom-built Miller Welders off-road race vehicle for the King of the Hammers premier race. Read on for more details.

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2012 SEMA Recap

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

The 2012 SEMA Show was held Oct.30-Nov.2, 2012, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where Miller showcased the EPIC Chopper, a grand prize in the Job Weld Done Giveaway, metal art applications and projects from industry experts, innovative new products and hands-on demonstrations.

The Multimatic™ 200 was the hot new product in the booth and won the coveted SEMA New Product Award for Best New Tools and Equipment Category. Read on for an inside look at SEMA crowd favorites and don’t miss the SEMA 2012 video playlist within the article or at MillerWelds.com/SEMA.

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SEMA Preview

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Miller is currently prepping for an exciting 2012 SEMA Show – the largest automotive specialty show in the world.

Held Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2012 in Las Vegas, attendees can experience hands-on welding and cutting demos from Miller Electric Mfg. booth #24013, in the Racing & Performance pavilion, located in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Visitors can test the newest MIG, TIG and Plasma cutting equipment, get technical questions answered, and check out the latest offerings in our welding protection line.

The custom-built EPIC Chopper, a grand prize in the Job Weld Done Giveaway, will be on display in the booth and builder Dar Holdsworth of the Oklahoma City-based Darwin Motorcycles will be in the booth daily from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to answer questions about the one-of-a-kind bike. Attendees are encouraged to enter the Job Weld Done Giveaway on-site. Not going to the show? Get more information and enter to win at MillerWelds.com/win.

And two talented metal artists will provide demos and complete projects using automotive parts from a designated area in the booth. On Tuesday and Wednesday, watch Stephen Christena of Midwest Metal Works create a Cam Shaft Cocktail Table using both MIG and TIG processes and plasma cutting. On Thursday and Friday, Thomas Patsis of Cold Hard Art will fabricate a Hemi Spyder using the TIG welding process from a variety of parts including nuts, bolts, sheets metal, round and square tubing and welding wire.

To catch live reports and updates from the show, Miller fans are invited to check out MillerWelds.com/SEMA for news, exclusive interviews and points of interest from the show floor communicated through the extensive Miller social media network on: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

Catch Miller at an upcoming farm and ranch show

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Don’t miss Miller at one of these upcoming events. Hands-on demos will be available from the Miller booths where you can try MIG, TIG and Plasma cutting equipment.

Stop by the publication’s hospitality tents at both Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days to sign up to win Miller product including a Bobcat 250 EFI welding generator or Digital Elite Stars and Stripes auto-darkening helmet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farm Progress Show 

Aug. 28–30 in Boone, Iowa
http://farmprogress.com/farm-progress-show/main.aspx

Husker Harvest Days
Sept. 11-13 in Grand Island, Neb.
http://farmprogress.com/husker-harvest-days/main.aspx

Miller Announces Results of Online Welding Hero Voting

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Thank you to the thousands of fans of Miller and MillerWelds.com who voted in our everyday welding hero contest in July. Our three winners:

  • Kay Minto – An artist specializing in TIG welded metal art from Eagleville, Calif., Kay’s work has been shown around the world; a fact her grand kids are very proud of!
  • Carl Offenbacher – Working with the U.S. military in Afghanistan from Jacksonville, Ore., Carl helps ensure the safety of our troops.
  • Steven George – Living in Fairbanks, Alaska, this welder once worked a corporate desk job but traded it in for a welding torch.

You can read more about the winners stories by clicking here. See the Miller news release here. 

 

Miller was proud to have been the Main Stage Sponsor for 2012 Car Craft Summer Nationals

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Miller recently returned from the Minnesota State Fairgrounds where we were the main stage sponsor for the 2012 Car Craft Summer Nationals. The event, which ran July 20-22, 2012, featured more than 4,000 muscle cars, and attracted approximately 45,000 participants and automotive enthusiasts.

From the Miller booth, spectators could test MIG, TIG and Plasma cutting equipment, get trusted advice regarding welding and application questions, learn how to enter the Job Weld Done Giveaway and also check out the latest offerings in the Miller line of Arc Armor® welding protection.

Attendees with registered cars on display also had the opportunity to WIN daily welding prizes, including welding gloves (hourly) and an end-of-day prize: Spectrum 375 X-TREME with XT Torch Plasma Cutter (Friday); Diversion 180 TIG welder (Saturday); and Millermatic 211 Auto-Set MIG welder with MVP (Sunday).

 

Miller heads to Indy for IMIS show (Dec. 8-10)

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Attending IMIS (Dec. 8-10) at the Indiana Convention Center? Find Miller Welders in booth #2423.

Hands-on welding and cutting demonstrations will be available from the booth. Spectators can test MIG, TIG and Plasma cutting equipment, get their welding questions answered, learn how to take advantage of show specials and also check out the latest offerings in the line of Arc Armor® welding protection. Don’t miss the new line of Spectrum® X-TREME™ Plasma cutters with XT torch.

And check out some of the Miller Welders off-road vehicles in the Dirt Sports booth #1160 including Scott Taylor’s TORC PRO-2WD Off-Road Race Truck, Dan Vanden Heuvel’s Pro 2 Flying Dutchman and Blue Torch Fabworks’ prerunner owned by Jason Carner.

At the show, Miller Welders will also begin to highlight that we are excited to sponsor the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers, the toughest one-day off-road race combining extreme rock crawling and desert racing, set against the desert landscape of Johnson Valley, Calif. Miller partner and off-road manufacturer Blue Torch Fabworks will join us to collectively offer free equipment access, weld support and specialized off-road repair to KOH race team participants. The eight-day event which combines a Smittybilt Every Man Challenge, Pit Bull King of The Hammers UTV Race and the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will feature more than 225 cars and attract  an estimated 20,000 participants and off-road enthusiasts between Feb. 4 and 11, 2012.

Learn more about Miller’s motorsports presence and existing racing partnerships at MillerWelds.com/RCR.

 

Elaine Larsen highlights her experience from Cavalcade of Stars

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Elaine Larsen, driver of the Miller Jet Dragster highlights her experience from the Cavalcade of Stars in Norwalk, Ohio (May 13-15, 2011). Check out the dragster and learn about your opportunity to win Miller’s Great Race Getaway. The next opportunity to participate is at the 6th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Presented by Miller Welders (June 24-26, 2011). Note: participants must be at the event to enter.

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Spectrum 875 Auto-Line Unveiled!

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

We’re excited to announce the introduction of the new Spectrum 875 Auto-Line plasma cutter to our product line up. Featuring the ability to connect the unit to any input voltage from 208 to 575 volts without the need for any physical linking mechanism, the Spectrum 875 Auto-Line provides convenience and versatility in field applications using either generator or “wall” power.

The Auto-Line feature also allows the unit to seamlessly recognize and respond to power fluctuations due to brownouts or the heavy loads from other machinery without any fluctuations in cutting performance.

And for those who want to take their cutting precision to the next level, an optional machine torch package is available that allows the unit to be hooked up to a variety of automated cutting systems.

Check out the news release and product page for complete details.