Ken McKen- CWA Manager, Western Canada will be providing updates on initiatives of the Canadian Welding Association and the CWA Foundation. Come and learn how the CWA Vancouver Island Chapter will benefit your community. Become a CWA Member and take advantage of all the benefits and affinity programs included. Come and join a team of professionals who are dedicated and passionate about our Welding Industry. In the future, watch for special CWA Vancouver Island Chapter event details- including technical presentations, educational seminars, state-of-the art equipment demos, hands-on workshops, and fascinating Industry tours.
John Jaques- Lincoln Electric, Technical Sales Representative: John is a Technical Sales Representative for the Lincoln Electric Company (Lincoln) covering much of British Columbia, the Yukon, and the North West Territories. He has been with Lincoln for over 8 years, and has a broad range of experience in all arc welding processes. He has worked in the welding industry for over 27 years, specializing in welding and cutting automation, and compressed gases/distribution, prior to joining Lincoln in 2008. He is a member of the welding technical committee for Skills Canada BC. John attended Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts
degree in history.
John will be presenting on "Welding Applications and Shielding Gas Selection- how various gases affect the arc."