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Community college dedicating new welding technology center

MERIDIAN — Meridian Community College is tripling its capacity of a workforce training program with the dedication today of a new welding technology center. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will speak at the 10 a.m. dedication on the MCC campus in Meridian. The $1.5 million, 11,500-square foot metal structure, located on the north side of the Workforce Development Center, was donated ...

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Airgas buys Hattiesburg welding supplier for undisclosed sum

HATTIESBURG — Industrial and specialty gas distributor Airgas Inc. has bought a Mississippi-based gas company, expanding its distribution network in three southern states. Airgas did not disclose the price it paid for Industrial Welding Supplies of Hattiesburg, LLC, which does business as Nordan Smith. The privately held Hattiesburg-based company distributes gasses for industrial and medical customers, as does Airgas. Airgas ...

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Hunter honored by American Welding Society

DURANT — The Durant plant of Hunter Engineering Company has received the American Welding Society’s “Image of Welding” Award at the FABTECH exposition at Chicago. The award is presented annually in seven categories: Individual, AWS local chapter, Large Business (200+ employees), Educational Facility, Distributor (Welding Products), Educator, Small Business (less than 200 employees), and media. Hunter received the award in ...

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