Omni Rancho Las Palmas

NCPWB Spring Technical Committee Meeting

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort
April 22 - 24, 2018

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Looking for new talent to secure your company’s future? Hoping to connect during MCAA18? Start your research at A new search option helps you easily narrow your search to those candidates who are joining us at MCAA18. Look for it to the left of the Search by Keyword area, click the circle to select it and hit submit. Be sure to check back often…more students are adding their resumes daily.

The results are in! Congratulations to our four finalists for the 2018 MCAA Student Chapter Competition: Colorado State University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, University of Washington and Wentworth Institute of Technology! You can see the final four teams compete at the 2018 MCAA Convention on Monday, March 26 at 1:30 p.m.!

Registration is now open for NCPWB’s 2018 Annual Meeting, to be held April 22-24, at the beautiful Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort, Rancho Mirage, California. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about a wide range of welding topics and network with your colleagues!

Our industry is all about people who bring their skills, experience and personalities to work every day. Making sure your employees perform at their best and get along well with each other ensures your company will grow and thrive. Connie Podesta will lead two sessions at MCAA18 that will show you how to create a team of over-achievers who enjoy what they do and who they do it with.

MCAA President Greg Fuller Tells You All About MCAA18 in Just 30 Seconds!

MCAA CEO John Gentille recently challenged MCAA President Greg Fuller to put together a compelling video that would convince everyone to go ALL IN at MCAA18 this March 25-29 at the beautiful JW Marriott Hill Country resort in San Antonio. He had only 30 seconds. See what you think! Online registration remains open through our MCAA18 website, and for you procrastinators, we’ve extended the early-bird cutoff a week, to January 12th!

Emily Murphy has been unanimously confirmed by the Senate as Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). As GSA Administrator, Murphy will lead a workforce of 11,600 full-time employees and oversee more than 371 million rentable square feet of property and approximately $54 billion in annual contracts. Murphy is the daughter of MCAA past president Jim Murphy and Mimi Murphy.

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ASME B31 Piping Codes – An Engineer’s Guide
Are you an engineer looking to optimize your interactions with the contractors who install your systems? This video provides insights into piping fabrication, installation, examination and testing to help you deliver systems that provide long-lasting, trouble-free service at the lowest possible cost.