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OpenBook™ FREE Learning Management System for Distance Learning

Learn how one welding instructor is using OpenBook™, a free online learning management system, to help plan, teach, assess and get his students certified, even during distance learning.
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Texas Students Fund Welding Program With Their Own Work

There is often a year-long waiting list to buy projects completed by welding students at Woodsboro High School. The proceeds from the deer blinds, benches and barbecue pits the students make and sell help fund the welding program.
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Learn How Tulsa Welding School and Blinn College Train New Welders

Take a look inside two different welder training models at Tulsa and Blinn and how they use Miller® welding equipment.
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Welding Instructor Teams Up with Local Industry to Train Tomorrow's Welders

Partnering with local manufacturer, Henderson Products, Inc., Iowa welding instructor Seth Harms helps his high school and college students build the skills necessary for real-world applications.
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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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Welding Education at Lincoln-Way Central Gets Boost from Miller Contest

Teacher Daymon Gast and his high school welding program received new welding technology in the Who’s Building You? contest.
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Lewis and Clark Community College Opens $4.5 Million Welding Education Center

A donation from a local laborer helped Lewis and Clark Community College build a state-of-the-art facility for welder training.
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New Learning Management System Designed for Welding Instructors

OpenBook™ is a free online software used to plan, offer and assess learning processes — allowing instructors to customize the classroom.
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Partnership Offers Students State-of-the-Art Equipment

Welding students benefit from partnership with Miller and local welding distributor.
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New Welding Processes, Technologies and Retraining Help Address Labor Shortage

Learn how to increase productivity of the welding operation through new technology and advanced processes.
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National SkillsUSA Competitor Will Study Welding Technology With Scholarship

Utah welding student Dalton Van won the $5,000 Weld-Mask™ Scholarship Sweepstakes. Learn more about his passion for welding.
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Looking for Project Funding? The Free Grant Assistance Tool Can Help!

Are you a welding instructor or training program administrator looking for grant resources to fund new equipment or classroom upgrades? Get the free Grant Assistance Tool today.
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From Picnic Tables to Pipefitting in Alaskan Welding Program

Students in the welding program at Hutchison High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, can apply to participate in an after-school pipe welding academy, where they learn from experienced welders at the local Plumbers and Pipefitters Union training academy. Instructor Peter Daley also hopes to add a third year to the school's welding curriculum next year. Learn about the welding projects students at this...
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Equipped for the Future

Welding projects made by students at Iroquois Falls Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, are not only earning them school credit, but also the opportunity to operate with some of the best equipment in their school district. Through different building and fundraising projects, instructor Dan Girard's welding students have been able to purchase new equipment such as helmets, jackets and various smal...
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Welding in the Deep End

Welding students at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana, are trading in their welding hoods for scuba masks. David Hass, welding instructor and certified scuba diver, covers a chapter on underwater welding each year in his welding courses. Students learn the basics of welding and cutting underwater before hitting the school's swimming pool to practice the fundamentals of scuba divin...
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LiveArc System Helps Company Recruit, Train Employees to Produce Quality Welds

ALMACO chose to implement LiveArc™ welding performance system into its operations as a training tool.

Miller LiveArc Reality-Based Welding Training System Provides Fast, Accurate, Cost-Effective Results

The LiveArc Welding Performance Management System is an advanced welding trainer that combines simulator and live arc welding benefits.

AugmentedArc: the Industry's Most Realistic Welding Simulator System

AugmentedArc Augmented Reality Welding System from Miller is the industry’s most realistic welding simulator system, closely resembling live-arc welding.

Texas College Builds a Thriving Welding Degree Program

In just four years, Blinn College grew its new welding program from 23 students the first semester to nearly 140 students.

Blinn Students Rely on Dynasty® Welders for Precision TIG

When it’s time for the TIG welding portion of their training, Blinn College students run to the Dynasty welders in their lab.

Top Welding Schools Rely on XMT® Welders for Training

Students at Blinn College and Tulsa Welding School say XMT welders deliver a smooth arc that helps them produce a clean bead.

School Uses One Compact Machine for Every Welding Process

The welding lab is busy 16 hours a day, so Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus needs reliable equipment to handle any process.

U.S.’s Largest Welding School Has Career-Focused Approach

A culture of graduation starts day one at Tulsa Welding School’s Houston campus. Look inside the nation’s largest welding program.

XMT® Welders Are a Bridge From Lab to Industry for Students

Blinn welding students often need to switch between MIG, TIG and stick in the same class. They rely on versatile XMT welders.

Custom Equipment Manufacturer Improves Welder Training with LiveArc System

ALMACO implemented Miller’s LiveArc™ welding system to expedite and improve employee training.

How to Change Consumables on Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to change the nozzle, contact tip, gas diffuser or liner on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

How to Reinstall a Trimmed Liner in Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to reinstall a trimmed liner in your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

How to Replace Your MDX™ MIG Gun’s Handle, Switch and Neck

Learn how to replace the handle, switch or neck on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

Miller® AugmentedArc® Augmented Reality Welding System

The updated AugmentedArc Augmented Reality Welding System solves the disadvantages of traditional welding instruction methods.

Miller LiveArc Welding Trainer Features Industry-Exclusive MIG SmartGun

At the heart of the LiveArc Welding Performance Management System, an advanced welding trainer that combines simulator and live arc welding, lies the 400-amp SmartGun.