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About The AWD

The Association of Welding Distribution was created to support and promote the high professional standards of its members in dealing with customers, suppliers and competitors. Over the years the AWD has developed into the true voice of the welding industry.

Members undertake to represent products and services fairly and honestly so that no-one may be deceived as to the nature, quality and fitness of the products for their purpose. Through its influence in the marketplace AWD 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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Welding World Magazine

Welding World Magazine is the official journal of The Association of Welding Distribution. The magazine includes industry news, product reviews, feature articles, membership news and an ask the expert section.

Welding World Magazine is published 6 times per year and costs £8.95 per issue (free to AWD Members). Subscribe today and receive a fantastic 33% discount! Six issues per year for just £35.98, saving £17.72.

If you wish to subscribe to Welding World Magazine, please send an email to subscriptions@awd.org.uk including your name and contact details.

AWD Membership

Joining the AWD will offer peace of mind, a steady source of information and useful sales initiatives increasing business opportunities for members. The society will supply free information and back up to members when they need it most. AWD members have access to a range of vital services ranging from a FREE legal help line, FREE legislation information and FREE representation through DTI and CBI connections.

The society will supply free information and back up to members when they need it most. The AWD covers the interest of members throughout the UK which is divided into seven regions. Regular meetings are held where supply issues and trends are discussed and guest speakers are invited to talk on a range of relevant business topics.