Monday, 29 August 2016

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Acceleration in US GDP in second quarter

26 Aug 2016 15:38 GMT

US real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.1% in the second quarter of 2016 according to the ‘second’ estimate released by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

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Global chemicals production softens

26 Aug 2016 15:35 GMT

The American Chemistry Council’s Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) shows that growth in the industry has been nearly flat for most of the year to date.

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Three stars for Analox’s customer service

26 Aug 2016 10:37 GMT

Gas detection specialist Analox has been awarded the highest, three-star honour in an independent assessment of its customer service levels.

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BCGA brings new medical gases guidance to market

26 Aug 2016 10:15 GMT

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has announced the publication of a new Guidance Note (32) covering Medical Gases and Good?Distribution Practice.

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Big change coming in cutting fuels

26 Aug 2016 9:44 GMT

We live in a technological age, with advances and innovations happening on a seemingly daily basis. It’s hard to believe that certain industries rely on tools that have changed very little in over a century. One such industry is metal cutting, where legacy fuels such as acetylene are slow to embrace innovation.

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A-Gas adds three languages to GTO tool

25 Aug 2016 14:57 GMT

Refrigerant gases expert A-Gas is getting ready to expand its multilingual capabilities as it is set to unveil its Gas-Trak-OnlineTM (GTO) F-Gas reporting cylinder-tracking tool in three more languages.

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Yingde weathers Chinese economy storm in financials

25 Aug 2016 12:27 GMT

Despite market performance in China remaining unstable, Hong Kong-based Yingde Gases Group established a solid foundation to weather the storm in the first half of 2016, and recorded stable revenue growth in leveraging on its “extensive market experience and business strategy.”

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Air gases – Trends in the market and technologies Subscription

Air gases are at the core of the global industrial gases business. To use a sporting analogy, they’re the first names on the team sheet – oxygen, nitrogen and argon as the spine of the team. Here, gasworld explores the trends in the market for air gases and the technologies and processes behind their invaluable production.

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PSA plants – Cost-effective, mobile… and on the move Subscription

In the world of air gas production, capacities and product purities are increasing while plants are getting smaller and smaller all the time. Though this trend may be an observation of ASUs and large-scale production, there is undoubtedly an intrinsic link to the proliferation of PSA technologies.

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A multi-period model for production planning Subscription

Cryogenic air separation is the main operating cost and the efficient use of it is a critical issue in the production planning. Here, Messer Ibérica (Spain) provides a case study in optimal industrial gas production processes and planning.

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In focus...Small plant technologies Subscription

Whoever said ‘good things come in small packages,’ clearly founded this statement on an element of truth. Its veracity extends into the industrial gases industry – plants don’t always need to be big to do the best or correct job.

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Disruption – Threat or Opportunity? Subscription

The Gases and Welding Distributor Association’s (GAWDA) mission is to promote the safe operation and economic vitality of distributors of industrial gases and related welding equipment and supplies. Through information, services, and networking opportunities, GAWDA has been fulfilling this mission for over 70 years. Here, President Bill Visintainer discusses the challenges facing GAWDA and its members.

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US Industrial Gas Market Report – 2015 Subscription

The recovery of the industrial gas business from 2012 through 2014 was strong, five percent per year, driven by price and volume with manufacturing being a bright spot, a significant driver for the industrial gas (IG) industry. However, 2015 and 2016 have been hindered by a weakening manufacturing sector and currency headwinds.

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Standardization and Perfect Processes Subscription

Standardization is important to sustaining high performing processes and ultimately competitive excellence. We continuously expect more out of our processes, which are expected to produce predictable results, and this is where Standardization and Continuous Improvement meet.

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V&F – Setting Standards in Spectrometry Subscription

Founded in 1985 by J. Villinger and W. Federer and located in beautiful Tyrol, Austria, V&F set out to redefine the field of online mass spectrometry. The CI-MS 500 introduced in 1986 was the first mass spectrometer with the patented Ion-Molecule Reaction technology (IMR).

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Haskel – High Pressure Expertise Subscription

Haskel remains at the forefront of high-pressure technology by maintaining an advanced degree of high-pressure engineering and application expertise throughout its global locations. Haskel works closely with customers to design highly engineered solutions that solve today’s problems. Its expertise, combined with strong channel partners, hands-on research, and development and vendor relationships, are keys to its success.

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SEMICON West 2015 – The Marketplace for Microelectronics Innovation Subscription

Nearly 25,000 visitors and exhibitors from the microelectronics industry once more converged on the Moscone Center in San Francisco in July for SEMICON West 2015 and Intersolar North America 2015. The annual show is the must-attend event of the year in the US electronics business, and so it proved yet again as every aspect of the microelectronics supply chain was thrust into the spotlight.

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Mergers and acquisitions – where are we now?

By Stuart Radnedge, published in gasworld magazine

Following an unprecedented global recession in 2008/9, which shook all corners of the world, a slowdown in the M&A activity across all industry sectors occurred. How will our industry adapt to slower growth expectations and will the spotlight turn inwards, raising the prospect of more M&A activity? Stuart Radnedge investigates.


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Cold – The new hot topic Subscription

30 Apr 2015

Cold has long been the Cinderella of the energy debate, but that might just be changing. Toby Peters, Senior Group Managing Director of Dearman, argues that the challenge is now to turn growing awareness into action and that the international gas industry has an opportunity to play a leading role in the emerging clean cold industry.


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Disruption – Threat or Opportunity? Subscription

1 Aug 2016

The Gases and Welding Distributor Association’s (GAWDA) mission is to promote the safe operation and economic vitality of distributors of industrial gases and related welding equipment and supplies. Through information, services, and networking opportunities, GAWDA has been fulfilling this mission for over 70 years. Here, President Bill Visintainer discusses the challenges facing GAWDA and its members.

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Specialty Gases – Going from Strength to Strength Subscription

3 Aug 2015

The specialty gases business of 2015 continues to go from strength to strength, both in its make-up and its growth potential. Several pillars of growth increasingly drive specialty gas demand, while innovations in production processes, engineering, equipment, and distribution have transformed the specialty gas business throughout the decades.

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