SAE International and the American Welding Society Agree to Strategic Book Partnership

Sep 29, 2011, 15:40 ET from SAE International

WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International and the American Welding Society (AWS) have agreed to a strategic partnership that will enable SAE International to sell print and electronic versions of selected AWS books both in their entirety and as individual chapters.

The agreement, to be expanded over time, includes eight initial titles:

  • The Practical Reference Guide for Corrosion of Welds
  • The Practical Reference Guide for High-Quality Fusion Welding of Aluminum
  • The Practical Reference Guide to Welding Titanium
  • The Practical Reference Guide to Welding Aluminum in Commercial Applications
  • The Practical Reference Guide to Welding Metallurgy- Key Concepts for Weldability
  • Welding Aluminum: Questions and Answers
  • Guide to Weldability: Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels
  • Total Welding Management

"We are pleased to sign this agreement with the American Welding Society," Kevin Jost, Editorial Director, SAE International, said. "AWS works to advance the science and technology of welding processes, and we look forward to offering their highly respected information to SAE International's members and other customers."

The agreement is part of SAE International's Content Partnership Program, which seeks to expand SAE International's publishing program by partnering with book publishers, industry experts, multimedia producers and a variety of other technical knowledge providers. This includes the resale of premium content from sources such as commercial publishers, think tanks and research-driven corporations, co-publishing opportunities, recruiting new authors with expertise in cutting-edge technologies, and acquiring exclusive magazine and newsletter content. To learn more about SAE International's new Content Partnership Program, e-mail .

The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919 as a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines. From factory floor to high-rise construction, from military weaponry to home products, AWS continues to lead the way in supporting welding education and technology development to ensure a strong, competitive and exciting way of life for all Americans.

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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