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    Reliant Holdings

    2019-12-06T06:00:00Z

    Established in 1989 by the Vanderburg and Rice Families, Reliant Holdings is a privately-owned liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) and dry ice company that supplies customers throughout the US and Mexico.

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    Computers Unlimited Users Group recap

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Computers Unlimited, developers of TIMS Software, hosted its annual Users Group Conference in September, creating an opportunity for up-and-coming gas distributor talent to experience TIMS Software and to network with both new and veteran users along with industry related vendors.

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    Hardgoods and gases sales slow in Q3

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Sales of hardgoods and gases fell in third quarter of 2019, according to the Baird/gasworld Q3 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey and Fabrication Channel Checks.

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    Equipment and technology trends in 2019

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    The equipment and technology that enables the safe and efficient distribution of industrial, medical and specialty gases is critical to the development and growth of the industrial gas industry.

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    More than just keeping up appearances

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Brio Services, the industrial painting contractor, has had an especially busy year with its involvement in the rebranding of Linde assets to Messer and has grown in employees to meet the demand of work.

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    Increasing rental revenue using cylinder tracking

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Recent reporting has shown that Amazon uses the data it collects from its online marketplace of third party sellers to learn what products are the most popular and profitable. It then private labels these products as AmazonBasics and sells them directly going forward.

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    Customized collaboration yields substantial results

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    What sets gas distributors apart is often the added value that they provide their customers. It can be helping to increase efficiency to reduce gas usage or providing turnkey solutions for seemingly complicated problems. In today’s world, being able to creatively solve problems can be the deciding factor in sustaining ...

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    Weldcoa has found a Hero for 2020

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Hector Villarreal, Weldcoa President, explains why the Hero argon maximizer can save the day. 

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    FasTest: developing new customer-driven solutions

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Creating innovative new product solutions for compressed gas distributors takes experience and creativity. Listening for articulated and unarticulated needs of the industry can highlight opportunities to solve real problems that move the industry forward. However, understanding those needs or pain points can be a complex problem which requires creativity, ingenuity, ...

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    Who likes a low-down, lousy, leaking pump seal?

    2019-12-02T06:00:00Z

    Part one: How to extend the life of your cryogenic centrifugal pump seal.

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    Christmas presents – industrial gas style

    2019-12-02T12:47:00Z

    Putting together a Christmas wish list is one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season, but this year did you think twice about whether industrial gas-related items were among your desired gifts?

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    The CDL trucking shortage’s impact on tank trucking and industrial gas industry

    2019-12-02T13:04:00Z

    Dominating headlines, the CDL driver shortage has become a major crisis within the industry. It was ranked as the top overall concern within the industry for the third straight year in the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Top Industry Issues survey.

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    E-commerce… what’s your strategy?

    2019-12-02T14:02:00Z

    Distributors have a variety of e-commerce platforms and strategies to pursue when it comes to selling online. Whether your strategy is to sell to the broader consumer market or to strengthen existing customer ties, take the time to understand the pros and cons of your options and be mindful of ...

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    Veite Cryogenic Equipment & Service

    2019-12-02T14:17:00Z

    Veite Cryogenic Equipment Service: Design, manufacturing, installation, modification and repair.

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    The New England Report

    2019-12-02T13:29:00Z

    The New England Report, incorporating: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

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    10 minutes with… Bo Hansson

    2019-12-02T13:15:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Bo Hansson, founder of LogiCO2 International , as he discusses some of his proudest achievements, what a typical day is like and what’s next for LogiCO2.

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    10 minutes with… Dave Wiens, Sam Fatoohi

    2019-12-02T13:53:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Dave Wiens, CEO of Pulsa, and Sam Fatoohi, Head of Business Development at Pulsa, as they discuss some of Pulsa’s most popular products, the best thing about working for the company and one piece of advice they would give to their younger self.

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    Fabtech 2019 returns to Chicago

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating and finishing event, Fabtech, will return to the city of Chicago, Illinois, on November 11-14.

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    Absolute Air breaks ground in Faribault, MN

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Absolute Air, LLC broke ground in Faribault, about 50 miles south of Minneapolis on September 19, executing on their announced plans to build a merchant air separation plant (ASP) in the Minneapolis metropolitan area to serve its partners and customers. The plant is expected to be producing gases by early ...

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    Robust pipeline of new projects bodes well for future helium supply

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    While the worst of Helium Shortage 3.0 may be behind us, the gas industry and many helium users continue to struggle with helium supply allocations and high prices.