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EWF was pleased to be present at the SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN 2017, together with our member DVS - German Welding Society.  The world's premier fair in the joining, cutting and surfacing sectors.  During this event was held the EWF's European Young Welders competition, WELDCUP. WeldCup  ...

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Steps forward in increasing EWF Qualification System

On the 13th September EWF participated in a meeting in Brussels with representatives from ESCO (Multilingual classification of European Skills, Competences; Qualifications and Occupations). ESCO mission is to make Qualifications more transparent across Europe by using a common European Language for  ...

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RAINBOW project: transparency and recognition of qualifications

On 12th September EWF participated in a joint session with the EACEA and DG Employment and Social Affairs & Inclusion aiming at discussing Quality Assurance at European Level for enhanced transparency and recognition of qualifications, in the framework of the RAINBOW project.During the meeting,  ...

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EWF is now a Liaison organisation to ISO/TC 261 - Technical committee Additive manufacturing

ISO/TC 261 is a Technical Committee of ISO (International Organization for Standardization). Its scope is the standardisation in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) concerning their processes, terms and definitions, process chains (Hard- and Software), test procedures, quality parameters,  ...

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WELDEX - 17th International Fair for welding materials, equipment and technologies

Weldex is the largest welding technologies exhibition and the most important event for welding industry in Russia. Weldex will be held in Moscow, 10-13 October 2017.Annually the exhibition attracts executive and experts of various industries as well as industrial and welding equipment  ...

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Join’EM – multi-material solutions presented at the “Joining of dissimilar materials” seminar in Belgium

Our member, The Belgian Welding Institute, together with SIRRIS, will organise a workshop on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 about joining of dissimilar materials.  Global trends force the industry to manufacture lighter, safer, more environmentally friendly, more performant and cheaper  ...

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Talented young welders competing at WeldCup2017

With torches in their hands, talented up-and-coming welders from the whole of Europe will come up against each other during the WeldCup 2017 competition. WeldCup is an increasingly popular team contest, aimed at fostering the interest in the profession while promoting the current opportunities for  ...

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Book your place at the 7th IIW Welding Research & Collaboration Colloquium

The 7th IIW Welding Research & Collaboration Colloquium will take place at TWI Ltd, near Cambridge, UK. The event will bring together representatives from local and global industry and research to exchange ideas and establish cooperative networks for future communication and development.Keynote  ...

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Transparency of credit allocation in VET and HE in Manufacturing

On 30th of August 2017, EWF will organise the European Conference about Transparency of credit allocation in Vocational Educational and Training (VET) and Higher Education (HE) in Manufacturing. The event will take place in Oeiras, Portugal at the ISQ Training facilities.The conference is organised  ...

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How EWF’s qualification system addresses the challenges of Industry 4.0

From a professionals’ qualification standpoint, in order to ensure that the future workforce is prepared for the challenges of industry 4.0, a number of issues need to be addressed. The fourth industrial revolution is pushing traditional education systems to its limits and shedding a light on its  ...

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