Sheet metal welders urged to prepare for certification despite status

Experience doesn’t equal skills when it comes to certification exams ALEXANDRIA, Va. – To operate a vehicle legally on a U.S. roadway, a driver’s license is required, and it has to be earned with time logged on the road, a written test and a live skills test. In the sheet metal industry, welding is under…
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Energy efficient answer to traditional ductwork provides opportunity

Training dedicated to phenolic board set for March 21-23, 24-26 in Cleveland ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – To stay relevant, industries and businesses alike must constantly reinvent themselves. For the sheet metal industry, this reinvention comes in the form of expanding its services to include phenolic board. Used to make duct work more energy-efficient, phenolic board is…
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Top 12 detailers from around the country compete for grand prize

Sheet metal detailers vie for new truck during international competition in March LAS VEGAS – The International Training Institute (ITI) recently announced 12 of the nation’s top detailers were selected to participate in the newly added detailing category at the Annual International Sheet Metal Competition March 6-10 in Las Vegas. The detailing category, which allows…
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Training centers plan for tomorrow by recruiting apprentices

International Training Institute encourages JATCs nationwide to plan for the future, not just react to current conditions ALEXANDRIA, Va. – During a tough economy, it’s sometimes difficult to think to the future when present concerns are here and now. For the sheet metal industry’s training centers ­– called JATCs – there is no rest as…
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