Rosie the Riveter: Enduring Emblem

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  The iconic “We Can Do It” poster became the most recognizable image of Rosie because the original was copyrighted by Norman Rockwell.   Mary Keefe, the subject of Norman Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter” painting, died this past week at the age of 92. The iconic portrait appeared on the cover of the Memorial Day […]

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Welding: A brief history

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  In a field where technology plays a large role, such as welding, one might be surprised to learn just how far back the history goes. Did you know that there have actually been welding processes used for at least 5000 years?   3000-2000 BCE   Some of the earliest instances of what can be […]

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Welding Careers

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  April is National Welding Month, and as the first in an upcoming series of welding-focused posts, I thought I would discuss just a few of the specialized occupations within the welding field.   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than 350,000 jobs classified within the area of welding careers including […]

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Natural Gas, what is it good for?

Natural Gas Pipelines

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    There are more than 2.6 million miles of pipeline in the United States, and there is a constant stream of new construction within the pipeline industry. Sawyer Manufacturing is proud to be at the heart of every phase in that construction process.   When a pipeline is built, pipe is bent, beveled, welded, […]

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