Central McGowan Open House

Central McGowan Open House

Aug 29, 2013 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Central McGowan

 Central Minnesota Manufacturing Association and Central McGowan Inc. Presents
2013 W.E.L.D. Day  (Welding. Education. Learning. Discovery)

Central McGowan, Inc. has been central Minnesota’s preferred distributor since 1947. Today, after over 60 years in business, we are one of Minnesota’s largest independent and locally owned suppliers of welding and industrial equipment, supplies, abrasives, safety equipment, automation and robotics. We also distribute industrial, medical, specialty, and beverage gases. Maintaining our commitment to provide high quality and cost effective solutions to our customers continues to be our strong focus.  
Central McGowan is proud to service and supply all levels of welding supply products from basic equipment to heavy industrial automation and robotic technology.  We service and supply customers of all sizes including home hobbyists, construction, manufacturing, medical, educational institutions, body shops, metal fabrication, mechanical contractors, farmers, and more.  This service is maintained through a fleet of sales vehicles, large delivery trucks, and bulk transport trailers for delivery of Oxygen, Nitrogen, Argon, Carbon Dioxide, Helium and many other gases.  We offer storage cylinders for these gases ranging in size from individual cylinders to large bulk storage systems.

 Deanna Postlethwaite  


Integrating Simulation in Traditional Welding Training

Speaker: Deanna Postlethwaite, Virtual Reality Welding Business Unit Manager 

Lincoln Electric Mobile Demonstration Unit (MDU) with welding and fume extraction equipment:

  • VRTEX® 360, virtual welding training system
  • VRTEX Mobile
  • Robotic Welding Education Cell
  • Robotic Welding System with live demonstrations
  • Lincoln Electric helmets, apparel and more! 

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