Workforce faces shortage of skilled welders

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by KVUE News

kvue.com

Posted on June 19, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 19 at 4:33 PM

With the U.S. adding more and more manufacturing jobs each year and Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, the workforce is facing a shortage of skilled welders. So what does it take to get into this growing field?

Professor Brandon Whatley, chair of Austin Community College's Welding Technology Department, spoke to KVUE.

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