where lasting connections are made.

Matching technology with cost

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Unleash the beast

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New fabrication instructor goes full circle

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The Voice of The UK Welding Industry

Welding World provides a forum for industry stakeholders to innovate, collaborate and lobby for positive advancement. 


The Definitive Industry Publication

Welding World Magazine is the go-to journal for informative editorial, news and immersive advertising, specialising in welding, cutting, fume-extraction and automation products and applications.


The Recognised Industry Awards Event

Celebrating the achievements and milestones reached by its members and stakeholders, the Welding World Awards are the only regular UK gala event for the welding industry. 

Together, We Are Stronger.

Welding World was created to support and promote the high professional standards of its members, and further the development of innovations in welding products and services. Welding World – as an evolution of the Association Of Welding Distribution – has developed into the true voice of the welding industry.

Through its influence in the marketplace, Welding World members are encouraged to promote safe working methods and in particular safety in the promotion of welding products for customer applications.

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Retaining Knowledge

In a continuously changing market, providing institutional memory is a vital service to industry.

Promoting Skills

At a time of unprecedented shortage in trade/artisan skills, we advocate for rewarding welding careers. 

Connecting Welders

Community is vital for specialised industry segments, and networking enables shared learning opportunities. 

Welding World Magazine

Welding World Magazine is the official journal of the Welding World association.  It includes industry news, product reviews, feature articles, membership news and regular specialist expert sections.

Welding World Magazine is published six times per year and is available free of charge to bring you up to date with the World of Welding, Cutting, Gases, Fume Extraction and Robotics. Our current circulation is 200,000 UK and 300,000 worldwide via our mailing list and our 45,000 registered readers of our iOS app and Android app.

WWA Members are encouraged to add their staff to the circulation.

Complete our sign up form for regular free delivery of the magazine as soon as it is published and stay on top of the Welding World.

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Welding World January 2024 Issue

Welding World Buyers' Guide

Welding World membership helps to provide a very high standard of product quality, competent knowledge and an excellent supply and support service nationwide and the Buyers’ Guide is designed to make their membership details easily accessible.

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At The Weld-Zone And The Cutting-Edge

We’ve been at the forefront of metal fabrication technology for over 30 years.


Welding Robotics

Several Welding World members specialise in designing, manufacturing and implementing automated robotic welding solutions.

Fume & Dust Extraction

Several Welding World members specialise in designing, manufacturing and implementing welding fume and dust extraction systems.

Industrial Gases

Several Welding World members produce and distribute industrial shielding, cutting and associated gases.

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