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Specialty gases are driving growth in the electronic gases market, Helen Carmichael reports. But suppliers need to remain ahead of the curve to compete in this fast-moving, high-tech industry.
KROHNE, Inc. announced that it has added Oil & Gas to the industries served by Instrument Associates of Illinois, KROHNE’s representative in Northern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana.
Sherwood Valve has opened a new West Coast operations in Northern California to increase and expedite service to regional customers and distribution channels.
CVD Equipment Corporation announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013. The company achieved revenue of approximately $4.7 million and $13.0 million, respectively.
ILMO Products Company has been recognized with unique awards in recent weeks.
The reliable supply of high purity gases has been crucial in the electronics industry since the advent of the semiconductor. A broad portfolio of industrial and specialty gases, electronics gases, process gases and mixtures, and precursors, collectively termed electronic materials (EM), are required for the many stages of semiconductor and microelectronics manufacture.
Industrial Scientific has announced that more than 100,000 gas monitors are now operating on iNET®, the industry’s only Gas Detection as a Service solution.
Enabling it to provide more ‘customized attention’ to customers in the Baltic States region, Lippke (a MOCON company) has signed a distributor agreement with Interautomatika UAB, of Vilnius, Lithuania.
To consolidate it’s global presence and to offer its local customers more effective service support, PDC Machines has appointed UMW Industrial Power Sdn Bhd as its representative in Malaysia.
US-based electronics materials company Voltaix is now officially under the stewardship of Air Liquide, after the latter finalized an acquisition first announced in June.
A three-way venture has officially been signed for liquid and gaseous helium transfilling and ISO container logistics and maintenance facilities in Qatar.
New capacity is entering the global helium market. But where do you see shortages continuing?
Global Specialty Gases tells SGR about the change - and progress - at the company.
Rare gases – A fast growing global commodity Subscription
Let’s start with a brief background of the rare gases and the production of them for those of you who are not familiar with the basics. Williams Ramsay and Travers Morris discovered the three rare gases - krypton (Kr), xenon (Xe) and neon (Ne) - in 1889 when they found a remaining substance after distilling liquid air. These three gases are part of a family of gases, which also includes helium, argon and radon, known most commonly as the rare gases, but also are referred to as the ‘noble ...
Pittcon 2013 Subscription
Pittcon 2013 demonstrated the event is in better shape than ever before, with a marked increase in attendance and first-timers.
Since the late 1990s the regulatory requirements for installing and maintaining bulk systems that supply medical gases to healthcare facilities have been continuously evolving with new and upgraded requirements. In 2013 the latest in this evolutionary process, a new training and qualification requirement for bulk medical gas system verifiers is being introduced.
Pittcon Conference & Expo 2013 – Preview Subscription
Pittcon, the largest and most comprehensive annual conference and exposition on laboratory science and instrumentation in the world, returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia this March. March 17 - 21, Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia
Homecare – Succeeding in a challenging business Subscription
After a presidential election campaign waged for up to two years and at an estimated cost of almost $2 billion or more, we have a winner and a clearer picture of what the next four years may hold for the US. We also have, perhaps, a clearer vision of the near future for the healthcare sector. Healthcare reforms are now likely to remain intact, as the US embarks upon a new era with Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.
Ron Ball discusses effective emergency management strategies and how important these could be both to your company and your customer’s operations.
Nearly 800 delegates gathered in the mountainous city of Colorado Springs this September, to attend the Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s (GAWDA) 68th Annual Convention, appropriately titled, ‘Positioning for Peak Performance’.
Helium Shortage 2.0 – When will it end? Subscription
With industry still gripped by global helium shortages, Rob Cockerill takes stock of where we’re at, what are the concerns, and when it might end.
Helium and stewardship Subscription
Why a responsible resource strategy could be the most significant development in 2013