Mark Andol is the owner and founder of both General Welding & Fabricating, Inc. (Established in 1989) and the Made in America Store. From a young age, Mark was an erector set kid. Though largely self-taught and mentored by his father, Mark Andol is well-versed on all of the welding processes. He has taken the following courses: “Welding Theory 1, 2, 3, 4”, “Starting a Small Business”, “Small Engine Repair” and various computer classes. He is a certified welding inspector (CWI) and has ASME/AWS Millspec and DOT certifications. Mark Andol has counseled students for Alfred College, Erie Boces 1 and 2 and other local trade schools. He is a member of the American Welding Society (AWS), National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), American Gas Association (AGA) and National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM).