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  • Xenon
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    The rare gas market begins to stabilize

    2019-03-01T14:58:00Z

    Rare gases had a good 2018. We saw a stabilization of prices for xenon, a slight decline in neon and a slight increase in krypton, but no wild swings as in many of the past years.

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    Messer Americas enters US market

    2019-03-08T16:31:00Z

    Messer Americas has officially been launched after Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners Fund VII recently announced the completion of the planned acquisition of certain businesses in North and South America from Linde plc.

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    MagneGas rebrands to Taronis Technologies

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    Scott Mahoney, CEO of Taronis Technologies, explains the decision to change the ambitious company’s name.

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    Serving both light and dark

    2019-03-01T11:22:00Z

    Agnes H. Baker looks at some of the most fascinating applications for rare gases for March 2019’s issue of gas world US.

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    IWDC celebrates 25th anniversary

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    In April 1994, the IWDC was formed by the Independent Welding Distributors Association (IWDA), a western geography buying group. Less than a year later, the Key Distribution Group (KDG), an eastern geography buying group, merged with IWDC to almost double its size.

  • Barcoding
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    IT challenges and solutions

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    Keeping up with information technology, both in terms of software and hardware, is one of the great challenges of our time and can be particularly daunting for independent gases and welding distributors.

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    Baird/gasworld Survey: Slower growth expected in second half of 2019

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    Last year stands out as a great one for our industry and we enter into the first quarter of 2019 with optimism across both gases and welding equipment, but with many erring on the side of caution later on in the year.

  • Supply-and-demand
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    Helium Shortage 3.0

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    As we enter March 2019, Helium Shortage 3.0, the third period of sustained helium shortage since 2006, has now persisted for over a year.

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    Future is bright for xenon

    2019-03-01T14:41:00Z

    Xenon high-intensity arc lamps, an electric light that produces light by passing electricity through ionized xenon gas at high pressure, have a versatility which has seen its use grow year on year.

  • Magnum-Development-LLC
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    Magnum Development

    2019-03-01T16:21:00Z

    Magnum Development, LLC is a Utah-based company that is developing multiple businesses utilizing the only known Gulf Coast-style salt dome in the western US.