IIW’s Mission is :
• to act as the worldwide network for knowledge exchange of joining technologies
• to improve the global quality of life
The IIW is a not-for-profit organization funded by the Member Countries which pay an annual membership fee according to a scale designed to reflect, as equitably as possible, the dependence of each country on welding technology. Further income is derived from the sale of books and other documents and fees from the running of IIW Annual Assemblies and other events.
IIW GOALS ARE TO :
• Identify, create, develop and transfer best practices
• Identify, develop and implement the IIW Education, Training, Qualification and Certification systems on a global basis
• Promote IIW and its member countries in all regions of the world to the mutual benefit of all
• Assist in the Implementation of the IIW’s outcomes
• Assist in the formulation and preparation of International Standardization documents
• Provide quality services to IIW, IIW Member Societies and other organisations
To provide Members and stakeholders with authoritative and impartial expert advice, knowhow and safety assurance through engineering, materials and joining technologies.
To be the first-choice trusted advisor and technology provider for companies around the world.
To accelerate the generation of Member benefits by:
• Increased rate of innovation and creative problem-solving.
• focus on provision of world class technology.
• synergy between technology development, knowledge transfer and certification.
• customer service excellence
The “Asian Welding Federation (AWF)” is a federation formed by the Asian Welding societies/institutes/associations.
The AWF is a non-profit making organization devoted to the improvement and promotion of welding technology through the exchange of scientific information and knowledge for the betterment of the welding communities in Asia in terms of technological progress and growth.
Its main objectives are as follows:
– standardization of welding skill and qualification
– promoting exchange of scientific and technical information in welding and transfer of welding knowledge and skills
– develop a formal structure to promote and guide AWF members towards a common welding standard
– defining common guidelines for the education, training, qualification and certification of personnel in welding and related technologies
– increasing welding qualification and efficiency