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Welding Projects For Your Holiday Table or Dining Room

The holidays are here, signalling not only the time for gift-giving but entertaining as well. This month at Baker’s Gas and Welding, our project post centers around welding projects for the table. Each idea is useful for entertaining and makes a great gift idea as well. Keep reading to learn more. Trivet Welding Project In…

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FABTECH 2018 A Success, Sees Strong Attendance In Atlanta

Cutting-edge technologies, compelling education, prominent speakers and new show floor features among the highlights ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Nov. 14, 2018 – FABTECH 2018, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, welcomed more than 1,500 exhibiting companies and a total of 33,755 attendees from 75 countries to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center last week…

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Improve Your Cutting Speed with New Hypertherm Powermax Plasma Cutters

Plasma cutters carry a higher price tag than a traditional torch setup, but they can offer a cleaner, more efficient, and safer cutting setup that can prove far more cost-effective over the long time. The latest Hypertherm models promise even greater efficiency and speed. When you consider that you will save hundreds on plasma cutters…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding program at Flint Hills Technical College continues to grow by leaps and bounds, expanding from an 11,000 square foot space to a 14,000 square foot space. The most recent class included 19 students, prompting instructors to add an additional booth to the 18 booths at the school. Image Source Students receive a one…

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Retaining Millennials in Your Manufacturing Business

You’ve done it. You’ve conquered the struggle of attracting millennials to your business, sifted through applications, and chosen your perfect shiny, new, prize millennial to add some fresh blood to your team. But there’s another struggle on the horizon, one you may not have thought of: Keeping the new millennial on your team for years…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Xcel Strategies is hosting its 2nd annual Xcel Welding Competition at Hutchinson Island by Savannah, Georgia. The event aims to connect men, 15 to 25 years old with welding careers and to highlight the strength of local businesses, trade schools, and welding opportunities in the Savannah region. Image Source Xcel is a nonprofit that mentors…

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The Best Prices on the Latest Welding Safety Gear

If you’re looking to gear up with the latest, top of the line welding safety gear, there is no time like the current promotions and sales at Baker’s Gas and Welding. Here’s a brief look at the new welding helmet offers from Miller and the Jessi Combs line of welding safety gear for women that…

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Millennials in Manufacturing: 5 Best Practices for Recruitment

Do you have key members of your team retiring in the next 5 years? Is your workforce struggling to keep up with the technology that meets the demands of your modern buyer? Are you noticing that your business is growing, but your labor force is shrinking? If you answered “yes” to any of the above…

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Titanium Forming Methods & Machinery

Over the past decade, the popularity of titanium has increased dramatically across a variety of industries. Its biomechanical properties have proven to be a good fit for medical devices and implants while the strength-to-weight ratio is appealing to the automotive and aerospace industries. As hydraulic press manufacturers, we are frequently approached by OEMs who want…

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Don’t Carve Your Pumpkin, Weld It! 3 Pumpkin Welding Projects

Halloween is upon us, and flickering jack o lanterns are popping up on every porch in America. This year, instead of carving a pumpkin that will rot sooner than later, why not put your welding skills to work to create a pumpkin you can enjoy year after year? To get your started, our welding pros…

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