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Higher steel consumption in India benefits welding industry - IIW chairman

Steel News - Published on Thu, 06 Dec 2018

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ET reported that Jose P Philip, chairman of Indian Institute of Welding (IIW), said that though India is the second largest producer of steel its per capita consumption is below the global average, higher steel consumption will provide more job opportunities for welders in the country. He said "Almost 90% of the steel consumed in the country through welding process. More steel consumption will be beneficial for the welding industry. Welding technology has undergone rapid changes over the years and robot welding is getting popular now. Robots help cut cost as it can work for 24 hours.”

IIW with 200 industry members and over 4000 professionals, is holding its three day national seminar in Kerala for the first time from December 13 in Kochi. The theme will be new developments in the welding industry. 350 delegates will participate and there will be 90 presentations.

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Thu, 06 Dec 2018
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