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#MICROBOND - New joining process requires new skills for the personnel

With the industry 4.0 development, everything goes smaller, including the joining operations for specific electronic circuits and medical devices, therefore the new bonding (micro-bonding) processes are developing. What makes bonding processes special than other joining processes is the fact that  ...

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Additive Manufacturing (AM) Skills. How to bridge the AM talent gap? What are the challenges?

European industry will need newly-trained workers to replace the large number of retirees in the coming decades. The rapid pace of technological change makes updating worker skills even more important. In order to ensure that the future workforce is prepared for the challenges of industry 4.0 and,  ...

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30th month meeting of Weldaprime project

On the 6th and 7th of September the 30th month meeting of the Weldaprime project will take place and Lurredera, Los Arcos, Spain. Weldaprime started on 1st of February 2014 and has a duration of 3 years.  During this 30 months meeting the final actions for the project will be discussed and  ...

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Health, Safety and Environmental Training Curriculum for Joining Technologies

Industry's fast growth push the industrial organizations, the stakeholders and the vocational education providers to keep the rapid pace of tehnological changes. To have a full benefit from the potential of welding and joining industry is necessary to improve, develop and adapt the workforce'  ...

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#WeldChance - the welders' job profile importance

The WeldChance project aims at recognition and defining the welder profession for three welding processes: MMA, MAG/MIG and TIG, by developing proposal for occupational standards according to the EQF principles and international qualifications for defined professions.The project kick-off meeting  ...

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ModuLase – Combining Welding, Cutting and Cladding Manufacturing in one machine

EWF continues to engage in initiatives that address SMEs needs, through active involvement and participation in research and development projects.ModuLase H2020 project is one of the recent projects in which EWF is involved. Between 15th and 16th of November the kick off meeting of the project took  ...

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EWF Award - Best Welding Coordinator 2015

The EWF Award for the Best Welding Coordinator distinguishes every year the outstanding contribution to the quality of welded production. The award is given to a European Welding Engineer that has exceled on the responsibilities of a welding coordinator in accordance with ISO 14731 and ISO 3834-2,  ...

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EWF 49th General Assembly

The General Assembly of EWF brings together, every six months, all its members in a quest to drive the industry forward and lead adoption of its qualification system. These meetings provide a unique opportunity for its members to discuss, plan and revise future actions and activities as a response  ...

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Hands on Approach - pearmeability between VET and HE

EWF participated in the third partners meeting on November 10th of the Manumobile project, which was hosted by IST, University of Lisbon.The day after a "Hands On Approach" seminar was organized to analyse the developments achieved in the project and collect views from different stakeholders,  ...

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LASIMM Project presented in Panel Discussion at #AMEF2016

On 9th of November, Albert Borschette Congress Center hosted the Additive Manufacturing European Forum #AMEF2016. The event was born from two strategic Coordinated Support Actions: “AM-Motion: A strategic approach to increasing Europe’s value proposition for Additive Manufacturing technologies and  ...

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