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ATECH Facilities Are Changing

Posted on July 15, 2014 by A-TECH

The old walls are down and the new ones are up along with 8 new welding booths. Major construction should be done by mid August and than the new equipment comes in. This is a great opportunity for kids to get a jump start in… [Read More]

The Reshoring Wave: It’s Taking America by Storm

Posted on May 22, 2014 by A-TECH

There’s no doubt about it: The reshoring trend is rocking global business, with hundreds of companies working to bring their manufacturing operations back from China to North America. The Reshoring Wave Video There are many factors fueling this move, including labor costs, transportation, quality issues and… [Read More]

Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class

Posted on April 24, 2014 by A-TECH

In American high schools, it is becoming increasingly hard to defend the vanishing of shop class from the curriculum. The trend began in the 1970s, when it became conventional wisdom that a four-year college degree was essential. As Forbes magazine reported in 2012, 90% of… [Read More]

American manufacturing and welding to women: We want you!

Posted on February 19, 2014 by A-TECH

Women in Manufacturing Six years after the start of a deep recession and a growing call for more middle-class manufacturing jobs, one American industry is tackling workforce development in a unique way. Welding is courting fresh recruits—women in particular…….Read More