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Solutions that Keep Crews Working

Every construction or fabrication project should be completed on time and under budget. But lack of welding productivity can threaten schedules and increase costs. That’s why Miller is ready to work with you, examining your unique needs to create a custom solution. Together, we’ll increase workforce productivity while decreasing the outsourcing, training time and rework that derail schedules and decrease profits.

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Meet the Demanding Requirements of Welding P91 Pipe With Advanced Wire Processes

Quality is critical in demanding, high-pressure applications that utilize P91 pipe. Contractors must meet stringent quality standards, while also addressing the increasing expectation that projects be completed faster — even as the welding industry faces a shortage of skilled labor. Carefully controlling heat input and choosing the right filler metals is important when welding P91 pipe. In additio...
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Remote Control Welding Technology Offers Benefits for Productivity Quality and Safety

Remote control technology provides welding operators with the ability to set welding parameters at the joint, increasing safety by reducing trips to and from the power source, and increasing arc-on time for greater productivity. This technology also helps improve quality by eliminating the need to settle for less-than-optimal settings.
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Full Remote Control at the Weld Joint Can Improve Productivity, Safety

Advancements in remote control technology provide full control of weld settings at the joint, reducing downtime to walk to the power source and ensuring operators don't have to settle for less-than-optimal parameters. The result is a safer, more productive job site and better weld quality.
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5 Tips to Improve Welding Productivity on Construction Jobsites

Using more efficient welding processes and technologies can help contractors complete jobs faster and compete for more bids.
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Accessing the Advantages of Remote Control Welding Technology

Efficiency, safety and profitability are important to any company, but especially to a welding operation. In addition to general best practices and welding operator training, there are equipment advancements that can help meet quality and production goals, while also helping keep welding operators safer on the job. Remote control welding technology is one of those advancements.
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New Welding Processes, Technologies and Retraining Help Address Labor Shortage

In the quest to recruit and train more welding operators — and retrain the current welding workforce — to meet current and future industry demands, new technologies and equipment that are easier to learn and use will be an important part of the solution. Growing partnerships and training initiatives are also among the key steps that will help organizations address the challenges posed by the weldi...
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Indoor Welding at Lambeau Field Expansion Requires Portable Weld Fume Extraction For Cleanliness, Operator Comfort

FILTAIR® 130 portable fume extractors eliminate airborne weld fume to simplify cleanup and improve the environment for welding in confined areas.
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Weld Data Monitoring Solutions Help Pipe Shops Drive Improvements

Focusing on equipment, process and consumables solutions that offer ease of use, enhanced productivity and improved performance can help address the labor and timeline challenges facing many pipe welding operations today. Adapting to new technologies and processes can separate the profitable from the unprofitable. These advancements help companies address critical industry challenges such as the...
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Investing in Advanced Welding Technologies Can Boost Productivity and Efficiency

There are advanced welding technologies that can improve productivity, quality and safety, all while offering simple setup and ease of use for operators. Some of the advanced features available include point-of-use control, push-button welding parameter adjustment up to 200 feet away from the power source, and advanced welding processes that make it easier for operators to achieve code-quality...
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Team Industries Stays on the Cutting Edge with Miller Equipment to Go Above and Beyond for Customers

Team Industries, a leader in pipe fabrication, relies on the latest innovations in pipe welding equipment from Miller for productivity gains and improved welder training. With three locations in Wisconsin and Texas, the fabrication company uses the Miller® PipeWorx 400 welding system in conjunction with the Insight™ Pipe and Vessel welding intelligence solution and the ProHeat™ 35 induction heatin...
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Process Pipe Welding: Filler Metal Options to Improve Productivity and Quality

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Advanced Multiprocess Welding More Than Doubles Oilfield Contractor's Production on Code-Quality Welds

For some companies, finding an industry niche is the key to success. For others, diversity drives business. Sturgeon Service International (SSI) is in the unique position to say it focuses on a bit of both. The company has established the bulk of its business as a full service, "one stop shop" for oilfield projects, but is also as a premier provider of commercial, industrial, agricultural and...
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Southwest Welding Extends Run Times, Cuts Fuel Use Reduces Noise and Saves Space with the New Trailblazer 325 EFI with Excel Power

Mobile fabricator relies on versatility and efficiency of new engine-driven welder generator for structural, pipe and heavy equipment repair work.
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Anatomy of a Construction Site: The Welding Equipment, Filler Metals and Protective Solutions Working on the Lambeau Field Expansion

Welding demands on every site are different. Here is an overview of the technologies built for the construction industry put to work on the Lambeau Field Expansion.
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Heavy Structural Welding Simplified with Low-Speed Diesel Welder/Generators, Low-Hydrogen Flux-Cored Wire and New Wire Feeding Technology

Jolson Welding deals in heavy steel. The company specializes in structural welding for bridge and highway work in one of the most seismically sensitive areas in the world: Northern California. Working with the state department of transportation and local contractors, Bob Jolson (owner, operator, welder) and his team have established welding processes that meet strict code requirements (CalTrans,...
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The Latest Welding Technologies Can Save Time and Money

Consider the benefits for productivity, weld quality and cost savings that new welding processes and technologies can provide.
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Improving Productivity in Submerged Arc Welding Applications

By increasing travel speeds, reducing weld passes and minimizing arc-off activities, it is possible to improve productivity in the submerged arc welding (SAW) process. Joint design, polarity, torch configuration and flux/wire selection also play a critical role in helping companies get ahead.
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Walk the Line

New technology reduces the steps welders have to take at the United States’ largest private real estate development.
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Dual-Operator Welder/Generators Help Superior Steel Complete Complex Structural Erection Projects More Efficiently

As one of the top steel erectors in the country, Superior Steel tackles complex engineering, fabrication and erection jobs. Keeping on schedule is critical, which makes productivity and efficiency key for Superior. To help meet customer demand and gain a competitive edge in completing jobs — while also maintaining weld quality to meet code requirements — the company relies on multiple Miller® Big...
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Debunking Four Common Myths About Induction Heating In Welding Applications

This article discusses common myths regarding induction and provides information about how to overcome challenges operators may encounter in some applications.
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Think Beyond Pipe Welding for Induction Heating

Induction isn’t limited to pipe welding applications. How much do you know about induction heating technology and its many benefits?
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Electronic Fuel Injection Technology Improves Efficiency of Engine-Driven Welding Power Sources

Investing in an engine-driven welding power source with technology advancements can dramatically increase the return on investment, resulting in upgrades that pay for themselves in a short time.
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Versatile Welder/Generator Solution Helps Team Elmer's "Do It All"

Trailblazer® 302 Air Pak™ engine-driven welder/generator provides four tools in one, saves space on work trucks
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Kiewit Looks for New Technologies to Build Welding Workforce

Kiewit, one of the largest construction and engineering companies in North America, tested the AugmentedArc® augmented reality system with its field supervisors as an training option to help recruit new welding operators.
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Overcoming Barriers that Prevent Using Wire Processes for Welding in Field Applications

Many factors come into play when choosing the appropriate welding process for the jobsite: the application, position of the weld, material type, welding procedure and possible job or contract requirements. Wire welding processes offer significant benefits that make them a frequent choice for welding jobs in the fabrication shop, including high weld quality, along with increased productivity and...
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Heavy Equipment Dealer Reduces Truck Engine Idle Time With Work Truck Solution

Service truck fleet decreases fuel use and maintenance, saves truck space, and reduces costs with EnPak® all-in-one.
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How to Reduce Welding Troubleshooting With Suitcase Wire Feeder Technology

With advancements in wire feeding, welding operations can spend less time and money troubleshooting problems like bird-nesting.
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Engine-Driven Welder/Generators with Dual-Operator Capabilities Save Space and Fuel

A diesel engine-driven welder/generator with dual-operator capabilities is one tool that offers the versatility to help accomplish what you need to get done in today’s working environment.
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Maximize Efficiency and Space with Dual-Operator Engine-Driven Welder-Generator

It's increasingly important for companies to complete jobs on schedule and on budget, and fuel and material costs — along with increasing governmental regulations — all play a part in that.
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New Speed-Governing Tech for Engine-Driven Welder-Generators Improves Fuel Efficiency and is Quieter

The welder/generators in this engine category will idle when there is no load applied to the engine and ramp up to a full speed of 3,600 rpm when any load is applied, no matter how much power is actually needed.
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"Gold Rush" Crews Tackle High-Stakes Mining With Miller® Equipment

For the Beets and Schnabel crews on Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush,” mining can be a 24/7 operation — with millions on the line.
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"Gold Rush" Mining Crews Save Time With Miller® ArcReach® Welding Technology

The Tony Beets and Parker Schnabel mining crews make equipment repairs every day. ArcReach technology helps minimize wasted time.
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Apex Steel Saves up to Two Hours Per Welder Every Day With Remote Control Technology

Finding ways to save time in the welding operation while still meeting quality demands is critical to productivity, scheduling and the bottom line for Apex Steel. The structural steel contractor completes many projects in the strong Seattle-area market, where stringent D1.8 structural welding codes are the norm. To increase productivity, maintain consistent arc quality and improve safety, Apex...
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Georgia Machine Shop Triples Deposition Rate with Submerged Arc System and Metal-Cored Wire

Seeking greater productivity and efficiency, especially on larger weld build-up jobs that could take days or even weeks to complete, Capital City Machine Shop knew it needed a new submerged arc welding (SAW) solution. Capital City’s investment in two SubArc AC/DC 1000 Digital welding power sources, coupled with a switch to Hobart® metal-cored wire, resulted in productivity increases of 240 percent...
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Welding Technology Makes Impact on Petro-China WEST-EAST III Pipeline Project

With the drive to construct more efficient oil and gas pipelines in increasingly remote areas, more owners are turning to high-strength steel to meet the demand.
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Welders Experience Benefits of Dual Operator Welding Systems at Lambeau Field Expansion

Dual operator engine-driven welder/generators provide two welding outputs in one machine, getting more work done with less equipment on site and simplifying overall operation.
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New Welder/Generators Help Reduce Fuel Use, Extend Run Times, Reduce Noise and Improve Cold Weather Performance at Lambeau Field

New advances in engine-driven welder/generator technology help contractors run more efficiently and save resources.
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New Engine-Driven Welder Generators Provide Michels with Improved Arc Performance, Reduced Fuel Use on Dominion's Appalachian Gateway Project

New diesel engine-driven units reduce fuel use by as much as 30 percent, improve weld quality with difficult electrodes, and reduce weight on trucks by as much as 500 pounds.
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From the Yard to the Field, Premier Maintenance and Fabrication Company Gains Durability and Versatility from Inverter and Welder/Generator Technology

Against all the odds the construction market faced in the late 2000s — including an economy in recession and a slowing infrastructure — Bar T Equipment Service, Inc. found a niche for itself as a premier mine maintenance company, steel fabricator, and civil construction equipment maintenance and repair company. And it has continued to grow. 
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ArcReach Technology Helps Ensure Optimal Weld Settings

Easily set optional weld settings for any job at the wire feeder or remote with ArcReach® technology.

Southwest Welding Eliminates Clutter, Improves Productivity with Wireless Remote Welding Controls

Southwest Welding found that wireless remote welding hand controls help improve productivity, reduce hassle and eliminate clutter.

M&M Welding Saves Time and Money With ArcReach® Technology

M&M Welding relies on ArcReach technology to complete jobs all over California for customers that demand efficiency and high-quality critical welds.

Easily Achieve Targeted Preheat Temperatures on Moving Parts using Induction Heating from Miller

The Miller ProHeat™ rolling inductor heating system is a simple and cost-effective heating process.

California Welding Operation Relies on ArcReach Technology

ArcReach® technology lets welders adjust parameters at the weld joint, reducing trips to the power source and enhancing safety.

Repairing a Vacuum Tank Discharge Pipe

M&M Welding relies on the Trailblazer® 325 welder/generator to complete many welding jobs for customers all over California.

Video 1 of 2: InterCon Construction Increases Fuel Efficiency, Productivity with Trailblazer 325 EFI

To gain fuel efficiency and get more power and flexibility, InterCon transitioned to Miller Trailblazer 325 welder/generators with Excel™ power and EFI for their field trucks.

Miller ArcReach Delivers Productivity and Quality Benefits for Pipe Applications

Pair the PipeWorx FieldPro™ with the ArcReach® Stick/TIG remote or the FieldPro™ Smart Feeder for a true multiprocess system.

Contractor Optimizes TIG and Stick Welding Performance

NAES Power Contractors adheres to stringent codes for boiler repair projects, so completing high-quality welds is critical.

Save Time and Money with Miller ArcReach Remote Control Technology — Now Available on Engine Drives

Miller’s ArcReach remote control technology eliminates the need to go back to power source to make changes, which saves time and improves safety.

Miller PipeWorx Paired with Pipe Jammer Results in Nearly 100% X-Ray Passage Rate

Combining Miller PipeWorx power source and a RMD root pass with a Pipe Jammer system led to major productivity gains for USA Energy Fabrication.

How to Set Up Your Miller Big Blue or Trailblazer Machine

Get started with your Miller Big Blue or Trailblazer engine-driven welder/generator in no time with these instructions.

Gain the Best Submerged Arc Welding Performance with the Right Flux

Hobart fluxes do more than protect the weld — they are formulated to meet your exact submerged arc welding needs.  

Heat Parts Faster and More Consistently with Induction Heating

Induction heating provides great consistency in heating, faster time to temperature of the part, ease of use and safety in operation.

Welding Process Change Makes Manufacturer More Competitive

A welding process conversion to Regulated Metal Deposition (RMD®) helps Sigma Thermal stay ahead of the competition.

Welding Technology Saves Time on the Jobsite

Miller® ArcReach® technology helps save significant time for M&M Welding, since welders can adjust parameters at the weld joint.

Advancements in Hobart Self-Shielded Wires Benefit Transmission Pipeline Applications

The Lambeau Episodes 6: New Trailblazer 325 EFI Cuts Fuel, Noise at Lambeau Field

In this episode we look at the new Trailblazer 325 EFI with Excel Power, used extensively in the welding of existing columns in the Lambeau Field structure.

Trailblazer 325 with Battery Charge/Jump Start Option

See the Trailblazer 325 EFI Battery Charge/Jump Start option – an add-on option Miller created to assist mechanics and fleet managers in the field.

ArcReach Welding Technology Offers Benefits for Safety, Productivity and Quality

ArcReach remote control technology provides operators with the ability to set welding parameters at joint, and increases arc-on time for greater productivity.

ArcReach™ Technology Increases Arc-On Time and Productivity, Reduces Safety Hazards

ArcReach minimizes job site hazards by reducing trips to the power source, while improving quality and increasing productivity through greater arc-on time.

Schnabel Crew Chases Gold Totals With Miller Equipment

Repairs are a part of life on Parker Schnabel's Yukon mining claim, so welding is critical to keeping the operation running.

Apex Steel Improves Productivity and Jobsite Safety With ArcReach Technology

Apex Steel needs welding operators to be efficient on the jobsite, so they got Miller's ArcReach® for complete control of welding parameters.

TIG and Stick Remote Technology for Code Welding

Local 125 journeyman pipefitters save time and avoid rework every day with the help of Miller® remote technology.

Journeymen Pipefitters Keep Welding With Stick/TIG Remote

ArcReach® remote welding technology doesn’t sacrifice arc performance for convenience. Just ask pipefitters with Local 125 and Modern Piping.

Boilermakers Change Welding Polarity With Push of a Button

NAES Power Contractors can have many welders on a jobsite who change polarity dozens of times. See how new technology made it easier.

Improve Jobsite Productivity and Safety with Miller ArcReach

ArcReach® technology provides remote-control capabilities without the need for cords or wireless remotes —reducing the risk of operator slips, trips and falls.

Eliminate Lead Swaps to Save Time in Pipe Welding

Save time and money in pipe welding applications with the XMT® 350 FieldPro™ system with Polarity Reversing.

Stop Wasting Time and Money in Field Welding Operations

ArcReach® technology minimizes time spent walking to the power source to make changes, maximizing arc-on time, quality and safety.

Miller Fusion 160 Portable Welder/Generator

Stay productive with the Miller® Fusion 160 welder/generator. Portable. Stable stick arc. Adaptable. The Fusion 160 is ready, willing and able to work for you.

XMT 350 FieldPro Overview

The days of cluttered cables and multiple walks to get the job done are over - ArcReach technology will revolutionize the way you set up and manage welding on jobsites.

Miller Big Blue 800 Duo Air Pak Increases Jobsite Productivity, Reduces Total Cost of Ownership

Learn the competitive advantages that Miller Big Blue engine-driven welder/generators can have on a wide variety of construction sites.

Run Jobsite Tools at Quiet, Fuel-Saving Idle Speed

Excel™ power lets you save refueling time and operating costs while running jobsite tools off one welder/generator.

Fuel Efficient Welding Equipment Keeps Noise Down

M&M Welding relies on Trailblazer 325 welder/generators with Auto-Speed™ technology to get the necessary power with less noise.

Reduce Jobsite Footprint with Convenient Miller Welder Generator Solutions

An all-in-one engine-driven welder/generator solution from Miller can deliver the tools and capabilities for whatever the jobsite demands.

Breaking in Diesel Engine Driven Welder Generators by Miller Welders

Pat explains common misconceptions about breaking in a new diesel welder generator. He has a simple tip to maximize the life of any of these diesel engines.

New Trailblazer Welder/Generators from Miller Reduce Sound Output up to 68%

This sound reduction helps improve communication and improves the overall sound quality on site.

Trailblazer 325 Diesel is Kicking Diesel and Changing the Game

The Trailblazer 325 Diesel welder/generator delivers multiprocess welding capabilities and smooth generator power, with innovative technologies.

In Chasing Gold Totals, Parker Schnabel Relies on Miller Welding Equipment

Parker Schnabel, star of "Gold Rush", uses Big Blue® 800 Duo Air Pak and Trailblazer® 325 Diesel with Excel™ power.

Tony Beets Keeps His "Gold Rush" Mines Running With Miller

Gold mining legend Tony Beets uses Miller® equipment to solve challenges on his mine claims.

Tony Beets and Crew Share Secrets to Gold Mining Success

"Gold Rush" mine boss Tony Beets knows good equipment is critical to keep an operation running.

"Gold Rush" Mining Crews Know Time is Money on Claims

For Discovery Channel "Gold Rush" mining bosses Tony Beets and Parker Schnabel, downtime is the enemy in the Yukon Territory

Schnabel Crew Mines Record Totals on Discovery's "Gold Rush"

With ambitious gold goals each season, productivity is king for Parker Schnabel and crew on their remote Yukon claim.

NAES Power Contractors Saves Hours on Boiler Outage Repair

Easy polarity reversing allows NAES Power Contractors to save hours and complete two to three times as many welds each shift.

Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) in Bobcat™ & Trailblazer Welder/Generators

Miller and Kohler reps discuss electronic fuel injection in engine-driven welder/generators such as the Bobcat 250 and the Trailblazer 302.

Maximize productivity with a Miller Big Blue Air Pak Welder Generator Solution

Whatever the jobsite demands, an all-in-one Big Blue Air Pak welder/generator can deliver optimized productivity, flexibility and reliable performance.

Optimize Welding Output, Productivity and Flexibility with Miller Dual Operator Welder/Generator

The Big Blue 800 Duo Pro Air Pak™ and Big Blue 800 Duo Pro Diesel deliver flexibility and improved weld control that increases arc quality.

Miller XMT ArcReach Offerings Improve Jobsite Productivity, Quality and Safety

Miller enhanced select models in the XMT 450 ArcReach multiprocess welder line-up to improve productivity, quality and safety.

Shinn Mechanical's Award-Winning Welding Boom Configuration

Shinn Mechanical's innovative welding boom design.

The Lambeau Episodes 2: Flux Cored Welding in Structural Steel Applications

Miller, Hobart and Miron Construction worked together as part of the Lambeau Field Expansion to transition some welding processes from Stick to Flux-Cored.

Contractor Sees Improved Safety, Quality, Value and Performance with PipeWorx 350 FieldPro System

Using the Miller PipeWorx 350 FieldPro™ System for Stick and TIG welding, Modern Piping Inc. gained optimized arc performance for critical pipe welding,

The Lambeau Episodes 4: Dual Operator Welding Systems

Miron Construction used two of Miller's dual operating systems - the Big Blue 450 Duo CST and the Big Blue 700 Duo Pro on the Lambeau Field Expansion.

Getting the Full Benefits of Miller ArcReach Technology

When weld operators spend less time walking and more time welding, that’s a big productivity benefit.

Miller Trailblazer Welder/Generator with Auto-Speed: More Productivity with Less Fuel and Less Noise

Miller-exclusive Auto-Speed technology helps extend runtimes.

Apex Steel Saves up to Two Hours Per Welder Per Day

Remote control welding technology from Miller helps structural steel contractor Apex Steel save time and meet quality demands.

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