Miller Electric Announces 2012 Welding Expos

April 25, 2012

Miller Electric announced its schedule for the “Under the Hood 2012” Welding Expos. The event includes the ITW Welding companies: Hobart Brothers, Bernard, Tregaskiss, Weldcraft and Smith Equipment. The cities are Atlanta (May 2-3), Ft. Worth, Texas (May 23-24), Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (June 13-14), and Troy, Ohio (June 20-21). Attendees may pre-register or register on site.

The expos offer 10 different educational sessions with programs on reducing weld costs, the challenges of aluminum welding, weld data monitoring, maintaining environmental compliance and more. Live demonstrations and hands-on welding opportunities will cover welding processes for a wide range of industries, including construction.

Also part of the event is the Miller Road Show Truck, which has 40 hands-on displays including products from Miller and the ITW companies.

Keynote speakers from the Institute for Trend Research (ITR) will bring economic insight for today’s economy. Dr. Jeff Dietrich of ITR will be the featured speaker in California and Fort Worth. Alan Beaulieu, ITR president, will deliver the economic trends in Atlanta and Troy.

Special guests:

  • May 2 Jody Collier of will demonstrate his “Down and Dirty Tips for Welders” in Atlanta.
  • World Championship custom bike builder Dar Holdsworth of Darwin Motorcycles will fabricate the frame of a 1969 chopper and answer your welding questions in Fort Worth on May 23.
  • In Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., on June 13, Zane Cullen of Cotati Speed Shop will answer automotive welding questions, and three-time AMD World Championship bike builder, Jim Giuffra, and the ladies from AFT Customs will also talk welding and display Sentoh, their 2011 AMD World Championship bike.
  • ThorSport Racing, the longest tenured active NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team, will talk racing on the evening of June 20 in Troy, Ohio. 

Locations for Under the Hood 2012

Lawrenceville, Ga. May 2-3

Miller Distribution and Training Center

1655 Lakes Parkway, Ste. 101

Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Fort Worth, Texas May 23-24

Miller Distribution and Training Center

15000 Grand River Road, Ste 121

Fort Worth, TX 76155

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. June 13-14

Miller Distribution and Training Center

9570 Santa Anita Ave, Ste B

Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91730

Troy, Ohio June 20-21

Hobart Brothers Company