Training & Education

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Professional Growth

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In all divisions at Westmor Industries, we believe strongly in the advancement and development of our employees.

Continuous training, education and learning are the keys to maintaining happy and satisfied team members who stretch themselves to be the best they can be.

Professional and personal growth are the result of dedication, hard work and pushing yourself outside your comfort zone, whether that be in a classroom setting or by reading and learning on your own.

Professional Development

RightNow Media @ Work is our newest offering for employees who want to develop their leadership skills at work (and home).

The program offers an extensive video library with on demand training on leadership, teams, and dealing with change, to topics such as marriage, parenting, finances, and even recovery.

Westmor provides RightNow Media @ Work at no cost to support and enhance every employee’s personal, professional, and spiritual well-being and development.

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In-House Weld Certification

Westmor has the unique capability of offering its employees the opportunity to learn the latest welding technologies and gain welding certifications right on-site.
The facility, located right on the Westmor grounds in Morris, Minnesota, is a building separate from production shops. It has a break room, a classroom and a shop with nine weld training stations.
Students spend about thirty percent of their time in the classroom learning theory, while the other seventy percent is spent in the lab getting one-on-one instruction.

Certifications Offered

AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code ASME Pressure Vessel Welding Code

Certifications offered:

  • GMAW-P
  • GTAW
  • SMAW
  • SAW

Examples of Training

These are examples of company sponsored training opportunities, but not all education fits into these boxes. Employees are encouraged to seek out custom learning opportunities and take advantage.

  • In-House Weld Certification
  • Professional Engineering
  • First Responders
  • Trade Specific Certifications
  • Workplace Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Daily Safety
  • Young Leadership
  • Five Dysfunctions of a Team


SAFETY -> Communication

Employees are kept up-to-date on any safety best practices or recommendations – this includes at work and outside of work. 

SAFETY -> Training

All employees receive safety training during orientation and continue to participate in training courses throughout their employment. We want to ensure the latest practices and standards are being utilized to keep everyone safe.

SAFETY -> Reimbursements

Reimbursements are offered to employees for purchase of qualified safety equipment, such as:

  • Safety glasses (including prescription)
  • Safety or steel-toe boots or shoes
  • Welding helmets

Our Safety Core Values

Safety is a key component of our culture and is extremely to important at all of our divisions. We place such a high priority on the safety of all our employees, we have developed our own safety core values.

  • Recognize the unsafe behavior or conditions
  • Make it your priority to correct the situation
  • Create and execute a plan of action
  • Evaluate the action for effectiveness
  • Have the courage to approach those performing unsafe behaviors
  • Actively take control by helping to create a safe environment
  • Choose to make a difference for you and those around you
  • Prepare for emergencies through training and drills
  • Follow best care practices if someone becomes injured
  • Clear the hazards; assess and remedy any unsafe conditions