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This membership category was designed exclusively for educational institutions that strive to maintain the professionalism of their teaching staff through membership in AWS.
Institutions become eligible for EIM Membership when they accumulate dues (from employee memberships) totaling a minimum of $258.

AWS Educational Institution Benefits

AWS Educational Institution Listing

AWS Educational Institution Dues
Annual Dues: $258

AWS Educational Institution Membership Benefits
The AWS Educational Institution Member Receives:

  • Three FREE Individual Memberships for your school's employees.
  • Use of the EIM logo for your school's stationery and promotional materials.
  • Listing of your institution in the Welding Journal.
  • Wall plaque recognizing your school's affiliation with the American Welding Society.

  • Inclusion on AWS' Welding School Locator on the AWS website.
  • (Optional) Hyperlink on the AWS website for a one-time fee of $100
  • (Get priceless exposure... put a link from AWS’ 100,000 visitors-a-month website to your site!)
  • OfficeMax - Special savings on more than 12,000 office products. Start saving today on your office needs by enrolling in the AWS OfficeMax Partner Advantage program.  Have an OfficeMax account manager contact me!
    • AWS Members, YRC Freight invented LTL (less-than-truckload). Their broad portfolio of North American LTL services helps you increase the flexibility and reliability of your supply chains by offering direct service to almost every point in the United States and nearly all of the Canadian population.
    • AWS Members receive a minimum 70% discount.
    • Ground and air expedited and guaranteed solutions
    • Unlike most carriers, YRC Freight Time-Critical Service counts Saturday and Sunday as service days
    • Cross-border services throughout North America
    • Get the highest Canada cross-border clearance rate among LTL carriers for your shipments
    • YRC Freight Exhibit Services has been Best-in-Show for trade show shipping for over 25 years
    • No-cost inbound guarantee on trade show shipments
    • Book, track, and manage your shipments anytime and anywhere at or contact YRC Freight Customer Service 24/7 at 800.610.6500
    •    Specialize in palletized shipments over 150 lbs

    The AWS/YRC Freight Shipping Program is a free Corporate Member benefit.
    It’s easy to get started, enroll today by phone, e-mail, or online.
    Call: 800.647.3061 | |

  • YRC Regional Transportation Offers Special Discounts for Members of the American Welding Society!  Speed, reliability and regional expertise - precisely what members deserve.YRC Regional Transportation is comprised of New Penn, USF Holland, and USF Reddaway. Individually, they are leaders in next-day delivery, quality handling and on-time performance. Collectively, they are committed to delivering even more.Their comprehensive, best-in-class services include regional, expedited, guaranteed, consolidation & distribution and cross-border between the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Start saving today on your transportation services through the AWS/YRC Regional Program.  Enrollment in the AWS Regional Shipping Program is free.
    To enroll, please fill out the registration form below and fax it back to 913.266.4040,
    or call your association benefits coordinator at 800.647.3061. Click below for the enrollment form:
  • Each of the Members used for your roster will receive these exclusive member benefits:

  • - Monthly issues of the award-winning Welding Journal.
    - An AWS publication at up to 87% off - choose from the following:
      • Welding Handbook (9th ed., Vol. 2)
      • Welding Handbook (9th ed., Vol. 3)
      • Welding Handbook (9th ed., Vol. 4)
      • Jefferson's Welding Encyclopedia(CD-ROM only)
      • Welding Handbook (9th ed., Vol. 1)
      • Design and Planning Manual for Cost-Effective Welding
    - 40% discount on 300+ AWS Publications (purchased directly by the institution).
    - Discounts on conferences and other educational offerings.
    - Networking opportunities at local Section meetings, AWS-sponsored conferences, and at the FABTECH Show.
    - AWS Membership card.
    - Full-color AWS Membership certificate.

    Become an AWS Educational Institution Member today:

    Call (800) 443-9353, ext. 480, or (305) 443-9353, ext. 480.

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