Starting a Welding Business

Last Updated/Verified: Mar 13, 2024

The Ultimate Welding Business Owner's Handbook

How to Start, Establish and Grow a Welding or Manufacturing Business

Lets start with, this section of the site is all about starting a welding or manufacturing business. This is “The Ultimate Welding Business Owner's Hand Book” for free!

Please know that this book is for sale and if you want the paper version you can find it on Amazon for $34.99.

As for using the book. It is free to all students, teachers, visitors and schools! You may print out pages for non commercial use. Readers are encouraged to spread the word and link to theses pages from other sites. Please understand that this is copyright information and it is registered with the Library of Congress. You can quote stuff but do not reproduce more then a few sentences online.

Table of Contents


Are You Ready to Start a Business?

Why Welding Businesses Fail!

What Are Your New Responsibilities?

Legal Advice for the Business Owner.

Types of Business Structures

Business Credit and Loans

Renting verse Buying Equipment!

Contracts, Insurance, Taxes and Leases

Dealing with Family and Friends

Knowing Your Market, Yourself and Your Competition

What Do You Have To Offer?

Can You Make It Better?

Niche Welding Business or General Welding Shop

Buying a Established Business