Over the years, we have reported on the rapid growth of sales opportunities related to high purity hydrocarbon products. This segment of the specialty gas industry is experiencing one of the greatest booms in oil, gas, and natural gas liquids in US history. In this article we touch on the ...
Coastal Welding Supply was founded in 1963 by Al Mazoch and has over 50 years of experience in providing service to the petrochemical, metal fabrication, field construction, and maintenance and turnaround industries. Today, Coastal remains a family-owned organisation under the leadership of Al’s son, J.C. ‘Chuck’ Mazoch.
2016 saw huge opportunities for the specialty gases industry. Traditional markets – particularly North America – have remained the top consumers of industrial gases. However, in recent years we have seen newer markets, including Asia and Southeast Asia, grow in importance.
When the freshly-revised fluorinated gas (F-gas) regulation came into force two years ago, it really put the pressure on those in the refrigerant business to switch to more environmentally-friendly alternatives – with its impact being widely felt by those in the sector today.
Nitrous oxide (N2O), often referred to as laughing gas, is used in the high-tech thin film industries of semiconductor and LCD display manufacturing. Where the electronics manufacturing market is concerned, N2O is clearly no laughing matter.