The Forney Premier Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 3, 2017 9:35:57 AM

The Forney Premier series auto-darkening welding helmet is perfect for the novice welder. It’s the lightest welding helmet on the market and offers crisp optical clarity.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

The Forney Advantage Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 3, 2017 9:04:35 AM

The Forney Advantage Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets are user friendly, comfortable and lightweight. They have increased functionality, which enables longer performance when compared to basic welding helmets. 

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

The Forney Master Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 2, 2017 4:52:30 PM

The Forney Master Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets are the optimal helmets for professional welders. These versatile, highly functional and comfortable welding helmets are designed to meet the needs of performance driven professionals.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

Best Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets for the Job

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jan 30, 2017 3:11:55 PM

Forney Industries has gone above and beyond to ensure we've designed the best welding helmets that meet the needs of the beginner to the professional. We worked with welding engineers and industry experts to carefully craft and design our auto-darkening welding helmets. These helmets are held to the highest standards available on the market.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

CEO of Forney Industries is Passionate About Welding Education

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jan 19, 2017 11:44:00 AM

Steve Anderson, president and CEO of Forney Industries, is the third generation of the Forney family to lead the 80-year-old welding and metal-working company based in Ft. Collins, Colorado.  A devoted supporter of trade schools and community colleges and a member of the Front Range Community College (FRCC) board of directors, Anderson recognizes the shortage in manufacturing education.  He has dedicated his time and company resources to the college and its mission to train highly qualified welding professionals.  Forney donates thousands of dollars, countless hours and various welding products to welding programs nationwide because he believes trade schools and community colleges are becoming a more popular option for students.  He also feels that companies in the industry should pay it forward to ensure that students get the best training to keep the industry fresh.               

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, News

A Beginner's Guide to the Forney Easy Weld 100 ST

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Dec 30, 2016 12:07:38 PM

The Forney Easy Weld 100 ST is capable of Stick and TIG welding

Stick welding is an arc welding process that uses a consumable electrode to lay the bead.

Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding uses a tungsten electrode and an inert gas like Argon.  Using a filler metal is optional. 

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries

The Basics of Welding with the Forney Easy Weld 125 FC

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Dec 30, 2016 11:49:00 AM

The Forney Easy Weld 125 FC is a basic flux-core welding machine. Some people call it a MIG machine although it does not require shielding gas like a typical MIG machine does. It also might be referred to as a wire feed welding machine, but just understand that you cannot add gas to this machine.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries

Forney Industries named 2016 Category Captain

Posted by Melissa Zager on Dec 6, 2016 9:35:43 PM

Forney Industries has been recognized as the 2016 Category Captain for Welding Equipment & Accessories by Home Improvement Executive magazine.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, News

Simple Welds for Simple Projects

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Oct 14, 2016 11:44:34 AM

Forney Industries featured in Extreme How To magazine

Building your own welding table is easy. Follow our step by step instructions with helpful pictures that break down each process.  

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, News

ForneyHide gloves featured in Home Improvement Executive

Posted by Melissa Zager on Sep 12, 2016 5:41:28 PM

Our ForneyHide gloves were featured in Home Improvement Executive magazine - see the full article here. Try out ForneyHide gloves at your local Forney dealer!

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Topics: Forney Industries, News, Gloves

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Forney Welder

Posted by Melissa Zager on Sep 1, 2016 2:05:15 PM

The New Standard is Green 

"Build a line of welders you would want to use on a daily basis." When Jason Mahugh was given the green light to create a new line of welding equipment at Forney Industries, these were the directions he was given from the company's executives. Mahugh, the senior welding product line manager, began crafting Forney's new line of green machines. These easy-to-use welders fill a variety of needs, from the amateur DIYer to professionals looking for flexible daily use machines.

With so many new options available, how do you know which welder is right for you? We've broken it down for you in the infographics below.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, infographic

ForneyHide Gloves: Everything Working Hands Need.

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Aug 15, 2016 6:16:01 PM

Forney Industries’ innovative line of gloves includes styles for professionals, DIYer’s and children performing the most common chores and jobs such as:

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, Gloves

Art Designed for Outdoor Living

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jul 25, 2016 3:38:08 PM

Welding isn’t just for the oil field and construction workers.  In fact, works of art, intricate furniture and one-of-a-kind sculptures are easily designed, welded and pieced together to create unique outdoor living spaces.  With a plasma cutter and a welder you can bring the indoor lifestyle to an outdoor porch or deck.  Think of it as adding an extra room to your home, without adding the square footage. 

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Topics: Forney Industries

Frequently Asked Questions about Forney Products

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jun 29, 2016 12:25:11 PM

Wondering where Forney welders are made or how the multi-process (MIG, TIG, Stick) machines work? Want to know about certain accessories or warranties? We've got the answers for you! We'll be publishing more frequently asked questions and answers throughout the year. If you have a question that hasn't been answered in these posts or in our full FAQs, post it in the comments or email it to us at customerservice@forneyind.com . Check out some of the most popular FAQs in this post!

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries

2016 Metal and Motors

Posted by Melissa Zager on Jun 16, 2016 5:45:47 PM

Forney Industries supports Front Range Community College in many of their endeavors year-round. We believe that programs like Metal & Motors are crucial in building the next generation of welders and tradespeople. Find more information below!

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries

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Forney Industries is one of America’s longest operating family-owned welding and metal working product companies. Headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, Forney Industries is a nationwide leader in distribution of metal working and welding products, including:

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  • Workshop tools

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