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Category: Masters of Welding

Dutch welding participant of EuroSkills

Earlier this year, Martin Breemer (3M Application Engineer Abrasives) and Femke Rijpma (Application Engineer 3M Speedglas), visited with Hugo Rijsman, the Dutch participant in the welding contest EuroSkills. Learn more about his preparation for the European final.

September 13, 2018 0 Comments

Inspiring women welders

To acknowledge the unique contributions made daily by women welders, 3M designed the 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Women’s Collection. Four distinct and stunning designs that affirm the rightful place of women welders as committed, passionate professionals. Pros who thrive on welding’s challenges and its need for creative thinking. Devotees to a craft whose mastery has no…

February 28, 2017 0 Comments

Boosting the thrills of skills

Think and train like an elite athlete. That’s what you need to do to prepare for the national, European and world championships in welding, says Jörgen Persson, the welding coach of the Swedish National Skills Team.

November 15, 2016 0 Comments

Determined to weld

While working as a manager in a Stockholm department store Jennie Hallestam made the sudden decision to change career and become a welder – a choice she has never looked back on.

September 1, 2015 0 Comments

Life in the fast lane

He set a new European record in Pro Mod drag racing in 2009 and commands a top 10 place in the European Championships year after year. Nothing gets in the way of Mats Eriksson and his beloved door slammers. Ever since he was a boy, Mats Eriksson has had an obsession with fast cars.

A champion among welders

Customers come from far and wide to ME Racing Service in Borlänge, Sweden, for the welding skills of Lars-Göran Eriksson.

Inspired by your reality

More than 35 years ago, we went to the shipyards of Sweden to study welders working conditions. We found skilled craftsmen blindly striking arcs as they continually nodded their shields down.

From that point on, we committed ourselves to developing tools that would forever improve the world of the welder. Your thoughts and opinions are the bottom line in our continuous search for innovation. Please feel free to address any questions or comments you might have.

Local information can be found at www.speedglas.com.