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Lincoln Electric Announces
Welding School Schedule for Remainder of 2007

Thursday, April 26, 2007
The Lincoln Electric (Cleveland, OH) Welding School has announced its schedule for the second half of the year. Classes range from a six-week basic course to an advanced 15-week comprehensive course, as well as one-week classes on specific welding processes. Students spend 80 percent of their time in the booth learning to weld. And, class size is limited to 15 students to maximize one-on-one instruction time. Visit to learn more about the school and to view the schedule.

Aida Expanding in United States and Japan

Thursday, April 26, 2007
Aida is expanding its Aida-America Corp. press-manufacturing facility in Dayton, OH, by 17,600 sq. ft., to bring welding, fabrication and machining capabilities inhouse. The expansion should be completed by July 2007, and will include a 165-ton overhead bridge crane to handle components for large presses. The firm also plans to build a new factory in Sagamihara, Japan, totaling more than 37,000 sq. ft. The new factory should be completed by August 2007.

Link Offers Mechanical-Press Safety Seminar

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Titled “The What, Why and How of OSHA Requirements for Mechanical Power Presses,” a three-day seminar offered by Link Systems explains the rational behind the standards and presents state-of-the-art methods for achieving compliance. The course, offered free of charge, includes written reference materials. Send your plant managers, safety directors, engineers, operators and setup personnel to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of various methods of compliance and effects on productivity and safety. To view the seminar schedule and register to attend, log on to and click on the OSHA Seminar button.


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