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    A gold medal merger

    2017-06-01T20:48:00Z

    With the confirmation that the transaction is officially complete, the biggest deal in the industry to date is recorded and with it, a new chapter in the intertwined history between Praxair and Linde. The deal becomes the third major piece of M A in the industry in a decade, but ...

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    Checkmate: Who moves next at the top table

    2017-06-01T20:45:00Z

    With Air Liquide, Linde and Praxair making their strategic moves in the last year, what next for those sitting at the Tier One table?

  • Art Waskey
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    A personal development ‘physical’

    2017-06-01T00:00:00Z

    No one questions the wisdom of going to a doctor for an annual physical to prevent disease. Early diagnosis, as we all know, enables early intervention and proper prescriptive medical treatment for disease. Since this is true for physical health, why with all the personal development analysis tools available today, ...

  • Art Waskey
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    In sales, the right mind matters...

    2017-05-01T00:00:00Z

    During my 45 years of selling, I have had the privilege of working closely with over 50 sales executives. Early in my career, I was fortunate to have one of the best professionals in the business as my mentor.

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    The time is now for India

    2017-04-21T10:42:00Z

    Air Products has announced that its joint venture in India is to build six new air separation units (ASUs) in the country under a $100m investment. Is this the moment that we will look back upon and say that’s when India’s budding industrial gases industry really began to take off? ...

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    Know thyself

    2017-04-01T06:00:00Z

    As a youth I had a reading problem — dyslexia— a disability not well understood at that time, and although I graduated from college with highest honors, my self-image was very low as a result of my struggle to read well. I excelled in math, however, and this led me ...

  • rob cockerill
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    M&A: A complex business

    2017-03-06T13:53:00Z

    The dawn of another week, and the dawn of potentially another high-profile tranche of mergers and acquisitions (M A) matters across industry. 

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    Structural challenges continue

    2017-03-02T06:00:00Z

    It will be interesting to see what projections The World Steel Association ( worldsteel)  presents next month in its April 2017 Short Range Outlook (SRO) report.

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    Liquid air-driven power plants – the next big thing?

    2017-03-01T00:00:00Z

    US cryo equipment makers might soon be in the clean energy business, explains gasworld (US Edition) Senior Editor, Bob Croce.

  • Art Waskey
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    A better outlook

    2017-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Nothing is more exciting than the privilege of helping a new, aggressive rep start his career in outside sales, but it’s a bit like watching a “bull in the china shop.”