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Useful Welding & Fabrication Links

Helpful links to various companies and organisations, mainly associated to the welding, engineering and fabrication industry.

If you are looking for welding tuition, training on welding equipment, advice on buying welders and forums associated with welding equipment, please contact us and we can put you in touch with any of our contacts or find information on our welding career page.

Welding Schools and Training Centres 

Riverside College in the north of England run welding courses and help youngsters into apprenticeships.  Read more about the Welding and Engineering courses at the Widnes and Runcorn facility here    Starting with a basic introduction welding certificate level 1 up to a HND certificate in Engineering. 

AIS Training offer the solution to you welding, training, and inspection requirements, for both above and below the waterline. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, AIS Training deliver world class specialist training for the offshore oil & gas, wind energy and industrial sectors can give specialised welding services to under water welding at their state of the art facility. 

If you are in the Midlands and need a training school consider Midland Group Training Services. This facility has open days so you can take a tour of the Technical centre and meet the team. The web site lists all local apprenticeships on offer with local businesses. Find opportunties here

Water Welders educates current and prospective commercial divers and underwater welders. A great informative site with expected salaries, worldwide schools and training centres, case study blogs and some great images.


The AWD is the UK’s association of Welding Distributors. Placed into regions you will be able To find your nearest Distributor of welding consumables including welding electrodes, welding wire visit.  Peter Westerman is the President of the Association of Welding Distributors for 2020/2021 

The EAMTM, is the European Association for Machine Tool Merchants. With hundreds of members around the World, the site has information on all the members and all types of machines tools they are selling. The British Branch of the EAMTM have a dedicate web site for the UK

The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines. 

TWI provides industry with engineering solutions in welding, joining and associated technologies through information; advice and technology transfer; consultancy and project support; contract R&D; training and qualification; and personal membership. Check out the TWI 's newly designed site here 

STEM subjects at schools are encouraging young women to enter into Engineering careers. The Charity organisation Women in Engineering is a network for professional engineers, scientists and technologists offering support for development.  Visit the WES to find out about mentoring, student conferences and much more. 

Links to Businesses 

As initial title sponsors of the British Women's Motocross Association we encourage you to support this organisation. It is a great sport to watch and be involved in and the BWMA are giving girls from the UK a chance to compete in Europe and the world.

Get Welding Jobs is a welding site primarily to help you to get welding jobs and careers but with links to some good relative site

With a totally in-house solution, Blue Diamond Machine Tools offer new, used, refurbished, re-builds and retro-fits on any industrial machine. Based in the North East of England, Blue Diamond has been trading for 30 years and has a wealth of experience to supply you with manual and cnc machinery.

Farm and Agricultural machinery dealers, J Brock & Sons supply, service and re-build all types of well known farming equipment. They also sell tyresm wheels and spare parts from their premises in Thaxted, Essex, England.

Arc Energy Resources is a specialist welding engineering company providing a high quality service to the oil & gas, petrochemical, water & waste treatment and defence industries. Specialities include Weld overlay cladding http://www.arcenergy.co.uk

Machinery Market is one of manufacturing's most respected machinery magazines for news, views and classified adverts for industrial equipment http://www.machinery-market.co.uk

Tube & Pipe Technology Magazine for products, technology, editorials http://www.read-tpt.com 

Steel industry news and information http://www.steelonthenet.com

Manufacturers of Submerged Arc (SMAW) Flux Handling Equipment http://www.weldengineering.com

Redline Motorcycles. Sales and Service of KTM motorbikes located in Loughborough, Leicestershire http://www.ktmspares.co.uk and a big supporter of the  British women in MX.

Machinery Classified a publication and online magazine for used machine tools for sale, Auctions and used machine dealers and the latest machinery news.http://www.machineryclassified.co.uk

Arc Fabrications Director David Jenkins formed the company in 1989 with the aim to fabricate a varied range of products in steel, stainless steel and aluminium. The welding and fabrication company is based in Wales, UK.

Designing and building Pressure Vessels for over 140 years, Abbott & Co of Newark, England continue to supply standard Air Receivers and special Pressure vessels to some of the worlds most prestigious companies.


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