Deloitte Review Issue 16: Help wanted: American manufacturing competitiveness and the looming skills gap

Interesting report on the importance of manufacturing to the US economy and the looming skills gap that is having a tremendous impact on filling job vacancies in trades such as welding.

“One of the categories forecast to be hardest hit may be skilled production workers (machinists, welders, cutters, and solderers), who accounted for 51 percent […]

May 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

123C VAR for Australia and New Zealand, Busicom Solutions at the National Manufacturing Week (NMW) – May 26-29, 2015

Busicom Solutions, our new VAR in Australia and New Zealand, is at the National Manufacturing Week (NMW) from May 26-29, 2015.

At the show, Busicom had the opportunity to demonstrate 123 Certification’s new Arc+ NG Welding Simulator on Australian soil for the first time.

NMW is the only fully integrated annual manufacturing exhibition showcasing the latest […]

May 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Arc+ NG at Randstad Italy’s Welding Championship

Here are some pictures where the Arc+ NG Welding Simulator is being used by Randstad Italy for their Welding Championship. The competition takes places in several cities across Italy from May 11 to 29. So far the feedback has been great with many welders commenting on the realism and precision of the Arc+ NG.

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May 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

123 Certification Inc President appears before the Government of Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade

123 Certification Inc President and Founder, Mr Claude Choquet, recently appeared before the Government of Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade to provide testimony on the state of the welding trade in Canada:

“During its most recent investigation into recruiting and training in the metal transformation industry, the provincial sectorial committee highlighted […]

May 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|