Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) College is a community college with one main campus in Steubenville, Ohio, as well as two branches in Youngstown and Warren, Ohio. The Youngstown branch has several successful skilled trade programs, ranging from diesel mechanics to auto body work to machining. They wanted to add a welding program to train […]
February 8, 2017
Powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) are widely used in manufacturing environments where air quality is a problem. These hoods and masks clean workers’ air and protect them from harmful dusts and fumes. Employers know they are legally required to provide a safe and healthy workplace, and they know PAPRs are listed by OSHA as a possible […]
December 17, 2016
Skilled Workforce Opportunities Lead to Weld Training Demand According to the American Welding Society, the welding industry could face a shortage of about 400,000 operators by 2024. To counter this trend, the industry is taking a three-pronged approach: training more operators, helping existing employees build skills, and educating existing manual welders to operate automated systems. […]
Cleaning up the Classroom at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Large technical college located in Georgia, with several branches. At their Warner Robins branch, they are training the next generation of skilled welding professionals. Their training program attracts dozens new welders each year and is helping local companies address predicted skilled labor shortages. The Problem […]
June 29, 2016
Proper Weld Fume Extractor and Welder Positioning for Source Capture Maximizing Indoor Air Quality for Your Welders To get the best results from a source capture system, proper positioning of both the weld fume extractor and the welder are an important, but often overlooked, consideration. To maximize effectiveness and get the most from your investment, […]
June 27, 2016
From Robotic Welding to Automated Handling, How Robots are Used Today Given robots' incredible speed and efficiency, more and more processes are becoming automated in manufacturing environments. While today's general fabrication facilities don't quite resemble “The Jetsons” (these robots aren't serving meals – yet), vast improvements have been made to the precision and durability of […]
As Stryker explored adding new air filtration equipment, they were able to compare units they owned from different suppliers. Their RoboVent units convinced them to return for more.
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 495 looked to RoboVent for a clean air system that was not only effective, but cost effective to maintain as well.