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A Welder's Journey | Titanium Tools and Equipment

From Welding to the Auto Industry: A Journey of Precision and Growth

Embarking on a career journey often takes unexpected turns, leading individuals to unforeseen destinations. My journey in the auto industry began in the welding industry, where I honed my skills in structural and pipeline welding while running my own business as a rig welder. Little did I know that these experiences would be instrumental in my current role at Titanium Tools and Equipment, allowing me to bring a unique perspective to the diverse avenues of the auto industry. In this blog post, I will share my journey, highlighting the significance of my welding background, my passion for precision, and my ambitions for the future at Titanium Tools and Equipment.


The Welding Industry, A Solid Foundation:

Working in the welding industry gave me a strong foundation and an unparalleled skill set. From structural welding to pipeline welding, I had the opportunity to refine my craft and develop an acute attention to detail. This quality would later prove crucial in my work within the auto industry. While I didn't anticipate transitioning into the auto industry at the time, I now appreciate how my welding background has enhanced my understanding of automotive welding techniques.

A Refreshing Transition:

Following a break from the welding industry, I became a diving and first aid instructor alongside my wife. I returned to the welding field with renewed vigour and enthusiasm. On starting my journey at Titanium Tools and Equipment, I discovered Pro Spot and Wielander+Schill welders and was immediately impressed. These state-of-the-art machines featured pre-set programs, streamlining the welding process and minimizing guesswork, time wastage, and material loss. The automated precision of Titanium Tool and Equipment's welding equipment was a stark departure from what I was accustomed to, and it is precisely this attention to detail that invigorates me about welding in the auto industry.

Setting Ambitious Goals:

As I continue my journey with Titanium Tools and Equipment, I have set several ambitious goals for myself. Firstly, I strive to deliver exceptional service to all customers in both French and English, ensuring effective communication and understanding. I aim to foster stronger relationships and trust with our diverse customer base by bridging language barriers.

Secondly, I aspire to become an i-car welding instructor—an esteemed position that would allow me to impart my knowledge and expertise to aspiring welders in the auto industry. Sharing my passion for precision welding techniques and promoting safety standards would contribute to the sector's growth and empower individuals to forge successful careers.

Lastly, I am determined to help establish a proficient welding training centre within Titanium Tools and Equipment. By creating courses for an in-house training facility, we can nurture talent, refine skills, and cultivate a culture of excellence. This endeavour would ensure that our team remains at the forefront of advancements in automotive welding, continually providing top-notch services to our valued customers.


My journey from the welding industry to the auto industry has been a transformative experience that has broadened my horizons and allowed me to appreciate the intricacies of precision welding. Fusing my welding background with Titanium's cutting-edge equipment has propelled my career forward and enabled me to contribute a fresh perspective to the auto industry.

As I work towards my goals of delivering exceptional service, becoming an i-car welding instructor, and helping to create and administer courses in our training centre, I am excited to see what the future holds for me and the outstanding team at Titanium Tools and Equipment. Together, we will continue to push the boundaries of welding excellence, ensuring that our customers receive the highest quality workmanship and service.


- Bastien (Certified Welding Trainer)
  Titanium Tools and Equipment Inc.

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