We asked two professional welders – Meyer’s Jukka Hahko and Dinolift’s Pasi Laakso – what good usability means in industrial welding. Now 55 years old, Jukka Hahko began by welding his neighbors’ trailer shafts and pig pens. In 1982, Jukka participated in the shipyard’s welding course where his career at Meyer started. Today, Jukka is […]Read more "The significance of usability in industrial welding"
The European welding industry is recreating itself. Our ambition is to transform the industry from 3D – dirty, dull, and dangerous – to 3C – cool, clean, and clever. We are entering an era of new buyer power, arising from redefined expectations for welding quality and documentation throughout the entire welding value chain. The fact is that […]Read more "How do standards challenge the European welding industry?"
As the digital transformation marches onward, the question of how to succeed in the changing world is on the agenda of every company. The answer standing out from a plethora of opinions is Connected Business – as well described in the HBR. Companies are enhancing cross-team collaboration, focusing on user experience, taking advantage of new technology […]Read more "How insight creates value in welding management"
In the 1960s, there was a huge shortage of professional welders in Finnish growth centers. Already back then, Kemppi was a major employer. That is why Keijo Olkoniemi, whose career as a welder has lasted for almost 50 years, trained to become a welder, a profession which has offered him challenges throughout his career. WHO? Keijo […]Read more "50 years of partnership between a man and a machine"
The groove angle has a direct impact on the efficiency and productivity of welding heavy metal structures. Our new solution, Reduced Gap Technology (RGT) changes the understanding of narrow gap welding. The new technology challenges conventional joint design principles. In a narrow groove, the welding arc is difficult to control without equipment specially designed for the […]Read more "Up to 38 % savings with Kemppi’s Reduced Gap Technology – the new way of narrow gap welding"
When you think about welding, what is the first thing that pops up in your mind? For some, it could be a welder’s helmet, or perhaps an electric arc. If you thought of Kemppi, you just made 649 people under the employment of Kemppi Group smile for doing a great job! Many associate welding with industrial […]Read more "Artistic steel construction with Kemppi"
Once a year, there comes a time when all the welding professionals of the world gather together in one place to share their expertise and insights on current topics of the industry. Currently, the 68th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference is in motion in Helsinki, Finland with over 700 participants from all over the […]Read more "Wise pipe welding – WiseRoot+ presentation at IIW 2015"
Did you know, that a large oil rig may involve more than 100.000 welds? Or that building of an oil rig employs dozens of contractors in the most demanding working conditions? What about safety and quality in this type of working environment? How can the owner located on the other side of the world be […]Read more "Welding Value"