Why should YOU be a WEMCO member
Examine the Benefits and See for Yourself!

In addition to the AWS Sustaining Membership benefits, you will also receive the following:

WEMCO Annual Meeting
WEMCO's annual meeting of high level welding and fabricating specialists offers renowned business speakers with exciting industry topics and is coupled with a dynamic business forum that dispatches leading edge business information. This informal forum promotes an invaluable exchange of ideas, which has been recognized as the cornerstone of WEMCO's success. Annual meetings are offered "at cost" to WEMCO members.

Unparallel Networking
Network and form alliances with top leaders and executives in the industry that is unparallel to none. The Membership and GAWDA Liaison Committees are continuously developing partnerships, increasing membership, and facilitating communication and understanding between manufacturers and distributors, which leads to improved profitability to both parties.

Information Technology Insight
Gain insight through the Information Technology Committee on how to deal with issues that affect information transfers between manufacturers and distributors, as well as avoiding actions that cause expensive networking software.

International Influence
Through the AWS access and presence with the many International groups, such as the International Institute of Welding (IIW), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), there is available input and information not commonly accessible.

WEMCO Members Only - Private Access
Members can access the pass code protected site and obtain sub-committee reports, meeting minutes, the WEMCO Quarterly Newsletter, Economic Forecasts and much more.

WEMCO Quarterly Newsletter and Monthly Briefs
Members receive the WEMCO monthly and quarterly newsletters filled with important industry information. This valuable electronic publication provides reports economic indicators for your business from renowned economists, Alan and Brian Beaulieu; AWS Show Updates; International Show Updates; WEMCO Calendar of Events; and other current industry news.

WEMCO Membership Directory
Listing and advertising opportunities in the WEMCO annual membership directory, which is circulated domestically and internationally.

AWS Recognition
Engraved wall plaque recognizing your company's prestigious affiliation with the American Welding Society.

Use of the AWS WEMCO Member Logo will be given to all WEMCO members for your company's letterhead and promotion.

Reliability Assurance for the Welding Distributor
By demonstrating their ability to meet the criteria set forth by AWS, WEMCO affiliated manufacturers have proven they are registered manufacturers within the U.S., responsibly run, and dedicated to supplying products meeting or exceeding AWS and ANSI product specifications and guidelines.

Help advance welding in the 21st Century. Become a WEMCO Member today.