American Machinist

AWS goes international: a record-breaking foreign presence at this year's Welding Show gives testimony to the AWS' international stature. (American Welding Society)

The 1991 American Welding Society's International Welding Exposition in Detroit this month will be a truly international event, with more overseas representation than ever before. Participants from Argentina, Brazil, China, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, the USSR, and many other countries will be exhibiting products and services, presenting technical papers, and exchanging ideas informally.

The record-breaking international participation in this year's Exposition reflects AWS's increasing presence overseas. As the result of several years of effort, the AWS Convention and Welding Show became a full participant in the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign Buyer's Program.

This program provides the promotional assistance of commercial officers at U. …

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