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Researchers, industry practitioners and educators, students and young professionals from over 50 countries worldwide are all part of the collaborative working platform of the International Institute of Welding (IIW). This unique international cooperation is achieved through annual and intermediate meetings of IIW working units and boards, technical networking, shared projects, events, publications and web-based communications. The outcomes are shared throughout the world - promoting optimum use and innovation in joining technologies, international standardisation, and quality through education, training, qualification and certification of individuals and companies for a safe and sustainable world.

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The 73rd IIW Annual Assembly goes online

The IIW is excited to announce that the 73rd IIW Annual Assembly will be held on-line, 15 to 25 July 2020. Read more >


Having cancelled the 2020 IIW Annual Assembly in Singapore, the IIW goes on-line

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AWS Announces New Executive Director & CEO Gary Konarska

The American Welding Society’s (AWS) Board of Directors have announced that Gary Konarska II is named the organization’s… Read more >