With over 40 years of experience, Northern Welding Specialities is a leading provider of welding consultation in the Midwest.


Northern Welding Specialties owned by Chuck Hunt is a welding consulting service with extensive practical experience on all common ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Northern Welding Specialities offers certified, prompt, and professional experience based consulting, inspection, testing, training, and precision welding services.

Customers and Clients

Airwave Tower Lighting, ABI Mechanical Contractors, Fischer Fabrication, Fischer Tank, Great Lakes Stainless, Century, Inc., Century Sun Metal Treating, Oil Gear, Tellurex, Alcotec Wire, SBC, Consumers Energy, Jervis B. Webb-Control Engineering, Cone Drive, Dust Control Loading Systems, ITW Work Holding, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Natural Gas Compression Systems, A M General, Bandit Industries, H. B. Carbide, Michigan Department of Transportation, Gourdie-Fraser Structural Engineering, Morbark Inc., Patriot Engineering and more.


Tested, qualified and documented numerous weld and process procedures and have given hundreds of welder qualification (certification) tests on steel, aluminum, and stainless steel plate and pipe to American Welding Society (AWS), American Petroleum Institute (API), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and Military Codes.

Setup complete code pressure vessel welding programs for U and R stamps

Completed hundreds of weld inspections on structural steel weldments on tower components and commercial buildings, aluminum and steel US Coast Guard boats, commercial boats, pressure piping and valves for off shore drilling rigs and oil and gas facilities.

Developed safety, procedure, process and quality manuals

Developed and taught hundreds of industry training programs and seminars

Completed quality, process and safety audits for numerous organizations



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