Education & Training
New Lincoln Electric Welding Technology & Training Center to open January
November 13, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Nov. 13, 2017 – Commemorating the 100th anniversary of its welding school, Lincoln Electric will open its new Welding Technology & Training Center, on its Euclid, Ohio, campus in January.
The centre’s opening maintains the company’s role of running the oldest continually-operating welding school in the world. Classes in the new facility begin on January 8.
The two-story, 100,000-square-feet-plus facility doubles Lincoln’s welding education capacity. It features a virtual reality training lab with 10 VRTEX Virtual Reality Web Simulation Trainers, 166 welding and cutting booths, six seminar rooms, 13 welding school classrooms, a 100-seat auditorium, an atrium and a reception area.
It will also showcase and integrate Lincoln Electric’s latest technologies and solutions into a comprehensive welding curriculum.
“This new Welding Technology & Training Center reinforces Lincoln Electric’s dedication to education and the future of welding,” said Jason Scales, manager, Education Solutions, Lincoln Electric. “We design our welding curriculum and programs to meet the needs of students and educators at every level – from basic welding and teaching techniques through advanced processes, such as robotic automation, specialized code certification, welding theory, welding procedure specifications and more.
“We know the demand for comprehensive skills and knowledge is higher than ever and we’re committed to preparing the next generation of welders, managers and industry leaders.”