" The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, not for profit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines. From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans. " -- www.aws.org
AWS Houston Section
Founded in 1937, the Houston Section of the AWS is a regional group of AWS members of the national organization which represents the welding profession and all individuals interested in the advancement of welding and its allied processes.
We are a not for profit organization.
Meetings Are held the 3rd Wednesday of the following months:
January, February, March, April, May, September and October.
Currently meetings are held at Brady's Landing
8505 Cypress Street
Houston, TX 77012
The AWS Houston Section wishes to pay tribute to all of the brave men and women that have served our nation and given their lives so that we may live in the land of the free. The AWS Houston Section honors all Americans that have selflessly given of themselves to help others.
Calendar of Events
December CWI Seminar
We will be hosting a CWI seminar and exam December 8-13th with the exam following on December 14th. For more information please visit the AWS Miami site at www.aws.org. The hosting facility is listed below:
Texas Int'l Engineering Consultants
480 N Sam Houston Pkwy E #270
Houston, TX 77060
Edward M. Emmett
Harris County Judge
Edward M. Emmett became Harris County Judge on March 6, 2007.
A member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1979 to 1987, Judge Emmett was chairman of the Committee on Energy, a member of the Transportation Committee, and represented the state on numerous national committees relating to energy and transportation policy.
In 1989, President George H. W. Bush nominated Emmett as a Commissioner at the Interstate Commerce Commission. After being confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate, Judge Emmett served on the commission for three years.
Prior to becoming county judge, he received international recognition for his work in the transportation and logistics policy.
Among his many other activities, Judge Emmett is director of Harris County’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, chairman of the Houston-Galveston Area Council and chairman of the HGAC Transportation Policy Council. He also is chairman of the Harris County Juvenile Board.
Judge Emmett attended Bellaire High School. He graduated from Rice University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and from the University of Texas in 1974 with a Masters of Public Affairs degree.
Judge Emmett and his wife, Gwen, have been married for 38 years and have four children and 10 grandchildren.
WHAT IS IT?
It is a opportunity for vendors to “show-off” and demonstrate their equipment - or students to see and get hands-on practice with some of the latest welding and cutting equipment - For construction and fabricators to not only see demonstrations of equipment, but to hire students that have made welding their chosen profession. It is also a career exposition for employers, recruiters and schools to meet prospective job seekers.
There will be company or organization tables or booths where resumes can be collected and business cards can be exchanged.
WHEN IS IT?
It is February 7, 2014
For more information and registration click here