Nick Peterson

Nick Peterson is a welding engineer and curriculum developer for Miller Electric Mfg., 1635 West Spencer Street, P.O. Box 1079, Appleton, WI 54912-1079, 920-734-9821, For more information, email Nick at

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How Energy Incentives on New Welding Power Sources Benefit Your Bottom Line

Considering an upgrade to your welding equipment to increase profitability and cut operating costs? Here’s how you can also take advantage of the additional benefits that energy incentives provide for an even greater impact on your bottom line.

Labor Shortage? How to Develop Welding Talent In-House

To compete in a hotbed of industrial construction and maintenance projects that require significant manpower, this fabrication shop has figured out how to meet customer demands while building a steady skilled workforce at the same time.

Power Management Technology Eliminates Problems Caused by Dirty Power

Dirty power can impact weld quality in many ways. Here is one way to help avoid the problems caused by dirty power and improve productivity, efficiency and weld quality.

The Right Filter Makes a Difference in Weld Fume Management

Removing the fumes from the area is only the beginning of the process. How you filter the fume is just as critical to achieve successful results.

Using Welding Intelligence Designed for Pipe Fabrication

Pipe shops now use electronic dashboards to replace pieces of paper that once traveled with spool joints across the floor and through the weld testing process.

Gaining Welding Productivity in the Field

A look at how new technologies can help contractors boost their productivity and safety when Stick and TIG welding in the field. 

Dreams Can Come True

The story of Andrew Cardin, a passionate young welder who is focused on representing the U.S. at WorldSkills, represents the potential future of the welding industry.

How Induction Heating Minimizes Hydrogen in the Welding Process

Low-hydrogen welding practices require attention to detail. Induction heating offers a consistent and reliable heating option that can save time and money by heating jobs in only minutes that would typically require hours to heat.

How New Technology Can Help Address Welding Industry Shortage

Utilizing tools that provide more cost-effective and efficient recruiting, screening and weld training will aid companies in finding the right welding talent and reducing training timelines, placing qualified welding operators on the production floor in a timely manner.

How Engine-Driven Welder/Generators Save Space and Fuel

A diesel engine-driven welder/generator with dual-operator capabilities is one fuel-efficient machine that provides a full range of jobs and options for multiple users on the service truck or the jobsite — all without sacrificing arc quality or productivity.