The Welding Research Council announces distribution agreement with Techstreet

Shaker Heights, OH – January 22, 2021 – The Welding Research Council, Inc. (WRC) announced a distribution agreement with Techstreet, one of the top aggregators of technical standards content worldwide.  This move pairs WRC’s expansive library of Bulletins for reliability professionals, especially mechanical and materials engineers with Techstreet’s powerful delivery platform.

WRC is recognized as a leader and problem solver that has been instrumental in supporting and documenting research and developments for welding and pressure vessel technology in Bulletins for scientific and educational purposes.  WRC Bulletins document the technical basis for many decisions made regarding design, repair, remaining life estimations, and Fitness-For-Service.  WRC Bulletins are applications oriented and provide specific recommendations based on validated technology.

“The move to Techstreet aligns with WRC’s goal of preserving and making accessible documentation that serves as the foundation of many codes and standards decisions, as well as industry best practices,” explained David A. Osage, P.E., ASME Fellow, Chairman of the Board of the Welding Research Council, Inc.

“We are extremely excited to partner with WRC to make this content accessible to present and future customers,” stated Todd Fegan, Vice President of Techstreet. “Content from WRC is highly complementary with our current offerings and fits within our mission to provide customers with access to content they need,” he added.

WRC joins over 150 publishers powered by Techstreet’s user friendly, web-based platform with advanced search capabilities and a version tracker that provides alerts for updates.  Providing standards for engineers, technical experts, and librarians serving industries including:

  • Academia
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Constructions
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Utilities


About the Welding Research Council, Inc.

The Welding Research Council, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit scientific research corporation brings the solutions to problems in welding and pressure vessel technology.  WRC leverages the talents of diverse science and engineering specialists to exchange knowledge, share perspectives, and develop and guide Research and Development (R & D) activities.  As needed, the Council organizes and manages cooperative programs to advance codes and standards as well as incorporates the Pressure Vessel Research Council (PVRC) and Materials Properties Council (MPC).


About WRC Library

The WRC Library launched in 1949 with the publication of three Bulletins.  Today the WRC Library offers over 750 documents including 571 Bulletins, 185 progress reports, and 12 books.  WRC documents convey knowledge gained from diverse sources over seven decades and at the cost of millions of dollars.


About Techstreet

Techstreet, an ASME company, has been speeding delivery of standards content to engineers and other technical experts for more than 24 years through its partnership with more than 150 standards publishers worldwide. Techstreet offers more than 550,000 industry codes and standards, one of the world’s largest collections, through its online store and subscription platform. According to leading information research firm, Outsell, Techstreet is the world’s fastest growing reseller of technical standards.