Don DeCorte Receives Elihu Thomson Resistance Welding Award
November 20, 2015
Don DeCorte, Vice President of RoMan Manufacturing was honored by the Resistance Welding Manufacturing (RWMA) Committee of the American Welding Society (AWS) with the Elihu Thomson Resistance Welding Award. Established in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the invention of resistance welding, the award is named after Elihu Thomson, who in 1880 founded Thomson-Houston Electric Company, the forerunner of General Electric. It is given annually by the RWMA Committee to a living individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the technology and application of resistance welding.
Mr. DeCorte, has over 35 years’ experience in the Resistance Welding Industry, with an extensive background in the Electronic Industry as well as Welding Machine and Equipment repair. Presently he is an AWS Counselor, and a full time member of AWS in the Detroit and West Michigan Section since 1980 where he has served in a number of committees within the Section including Chairman in 2003-2004. He is active nationally and internationally for AWS in supporting membership, the AWS National Meritorious Award, and currently serves as the RWMA vice Chair to the Education Committee, as well as a member of the membership and marketing committees.