The National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau
NCPWB saves you time and money with qualified welding and brazing procedures that reduce your risk of noncompliance.
welding or brazing procedures? Need to educate techs or customers about ASME code requirements? Seeking welding safety training tools?
compliance? Have questions about the NCPWB WPSs and BPSs? We’ll connect you to the right person for everything NCPWB.
Join us for a webinar highlighting the NCPWB’s Next Generation National Welder Database (Ng-NWD) on December 12, from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time. The session will cover Ng-NWD data entry/search methods, available reports/information resources (WPSs/JPQTs, User Manual, etc.) and other features of the Ng-NWD, which will be released on December 17. To register, please contact Nick Nikpourfard by December 7, 2018.
Members have access to a full-featured digital version of our Membership Directory & Buyer’s Guide. This online version enhances the look and feel of our printed directory with digital-only benefits. Printed directories are in the mail and will arrive to members within the next two weeks.
The 74th NCPWB Technical Committee meeting featured presentations on a wide range of topics including radiographic film interpretation, robotic advancements in welding tube and pipe, and a newly developed training apparatus that addresses the key elements of pipefitting. Technical and administrative topics covering chapter operations were also discussed. The next NCPWB Technical Conference will be held April 28-30, 2019 at the Resort at Longboat Key Club in Longboat Key, FL.
Enjoy this recap of Tuesday’s activities at MCAA18! We’ll have another video update for you tomorrow!
MCAA members can now access some of our more recent bulletins on current topics from their desktop computers on our new WebBook platform. You will be able to read new Management Methods Bulletins, take notes, print sections, and share with colleagues. And most importantly, when we have updated content, unlike a downloaded pdf, our WebBooks will be updated behind the scenes while your notes are preserved securely on your computer.
Contractors continued to build relationships with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council and student chapter members during the annual exhibits. The Annual Manufacturer/Supplier Council Exhibit highlighted well-known products and services as well as solutions that are just emerging to take on the anticipated challenges that lie ahead. The Student Chapter Exhibit provided members with another opportunity to meet students seeking their Great Futures in our industry.
Business Transition Options for the Mechanical Contractor Podcast
Host Bob Lindbloom and co-host Rob Armistead discuss Exit Strategy Planning with Mario Vicari, business advisor to privately-held companies at Kreisher Miller. This podcast complements the Management Methods Bulletin on the same topic. Play the podcast directly from the WebBook, or listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Google Play.MCAAMSCANCPWBPCAFeatured ResourceManagement Methods BulletinsManaging Your Business
Business Transition Options for the Mechanical Contractor
This bulletin reviews the various options for transferring ownership of a company and showcases the advance planning and analysis needed for a successful transfer. Prefer to listen? Check out the podcast!MCAAMSCANCPWBPCAFeatured ResourceManagement Methods BulletinsManaging Your Business
Are you a contractor looking to learn more about how NCPWB tools can help ensure that your company’s piping installations meet or exceed what is required by the codes and state regulations? Would you like to reduce your liability risks? This video is for you!
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.