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 and power plants. In Pakistan, welding technology needs recognition and continuous improvement predominantly in the field of industrial & power generation boilers, power plants and chemical process 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.