Welding in Lockdown

Well folks, if you’re reading this, you’re probably aware that the great State of Georgia, just like all the other states in the nation, is dealing with a pandemic situation. We at Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co in Atlanta, GA wish you safety and health in this Spring season. As ever, we are inspired by …

Welding Prospects Today

The world is changing rapidly, and Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co in Atlanta GA is here to help you as a student welder meet those challenges head on. On the one hand, there is an ever-increasing likelihood of job openings being there for you when you graduate from your welding education program of choice. According …

Women Keep on Welding

As a reader of this blog, you know we are big advocates for increasing the numbers of women in the trades, especially those who learn how to use welding equipment. So we at Sidney Lee Welding Supply Co are overjoyed this month to see women in welding getting the attention they deserve, with two recent …

Popular Welding Machines

Did you know that globally, there were 1.8 million welding machines sold around the world in 2018 alone? That’s a lot of welding equipment making its way into tradespeople’s shops. What kind of welding machine do you prefer? According to one study of all the data, shielded metal arc welding, in general, is still the …

Welding Schools Keep Growing

Have you heard that the Department of Labor predicts there will be hundreds of thousands of welders needed in the workforce by 2026? That’s pretty soon – better get your certification in gear so you can pick up the welding equipment you need and get your career started before it’s too late. As you probably …

Women in Welding News

Continuing our coverage of the rise of women working in the welding field and other construction trades, let’s take a look at one untapped way to reach new welding students: our nation’s substantial prison population. As unfortunate as that might sound, just think about how many thousands of would-be welders are sitting behind bars, wishing …

Welding Education Review

The art and science of welding is a varied field, with so many subjects and nuances that it may surprise you how unstandardized the process of learning to weld can be. If you are a student of welding, or a would-be student, you may wonder what you should learn in order to master the welding …