Welding technology has virtually gained access to every branch of manufacturing industry either large or small. To name a few; bridges, ships, rail road equipment, building construction, boilers, pressure vessel, pipelines, automobiles, aircrafts, launching vehicles and thermal& nuclear power plants. In Pakistan, welding technology needs recognition and continuous improvement predominantly in the field of industrial & power generation boilers, thermal & nuclear power plants, chemical, petrochemical and aerospace industries. With the widespread applications of welding, its knowledge has turn into indispensable tool more than ever for the person already engaged in the profession and other eager to take up careers in welding design & fabrication.
Keeping in view the challenges faced by the entire manufacturing industry in the country, Pakistan welding institute(PWI) was therefore established in 1995 with the objectives of becoming a center of excellence in welding.