The upcoming issue of LE ARC Media profiles the first welding class at Boys Town in over 30 years, which is also part of their #tradelife program. Trade Life helps at-risk kids learn job-ready skills, then provides support after they graduate to help keep them on the path to success.
Jimmy DiResta just passed the 1 million fan mark on YouTube, and used his Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems plasma table to mark to occasion. We also love that he's sporting Lincoln Electric gear in his thank you video! #weldred #makesomething
January 1938: The American Distilling Company uses the Lincoln Shield-Arc SAE welder to perform regular maintenance tasks around the shop. The welder, which is mounted on pneumatic tires is applauded for its portability and versatility.
When our new Welding Technology Center opens later this year, it will mark the centennial anniversary of Lincoln's legacy welding school, the longest-operating one in the United States. [ Bit.ly Link ]
March 1937: The Ohio Locomotive Company uses a Lincoln SAE 400 unit for welding structural frames and tanks; increasing their welding speed by 15% and reducing their power consumption by 10%.
June 1945: Photo taken as part of a success story on E. O. Mitchell, a successful entrepreneur who started out as a farm hand making $1.50 a day to running a successful Welding Business and owning his own farm - now grossing $200,000 annually. Here, Mr. Mitchell poses with one of his mobile welding trucks loaded with Lincoln Electric welding equipment.
September 1949: Welder, Jack Felt improvised a rolling jig out of a child's roller skate to speed up operations while welding 20ft sections of piping on these floor returns. Mr. Felt is using Fleetweld No. 37 electrodes.
We hope that First Response Team of America doesn't have to come to your community, but if they do, they're coming with welding and cutting products from Lincoln Electric, mounted to custom trucks from Ram Trucks
October 1936: Welding in action in the construction of a new steel framed two-story school building at Long Beach, California. The building is constructed of steel frame with steel studding, spot welded together to form a basket type of structure very resistant to earth quake shock.
Do you think there's enough people working desk jobs and not enough skilled trades workers? Jeremy Cupp did; and look where it landed him. Meet the recipient of the Builder’s Choice award in the 2015 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. [ Bit.ly Link ]
While you're at it - head over to Revival Cycles and get more information on the Show: [ Bit.ly Link ]