Distributor Zone

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    The AWISCO Trade Show

    2019-05-06T05:00:00Z

    One of New York State’s leading industrial gas and welding supply distributors believes in the power of demonstration.

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    An innovative way to move molecules more efficiently

    2019-05-06T06:00:00Z

    What do you do when you see an inefficient operation? If you are Dan Schneider, Mike Schutte, and Brett Schutte, you invent a better system and then develop an entire company around it.

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    GAWDA Spring Management Conference preview

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Celebrated blind athlete Craig MacFarlane, who has won over 100 gold medals in multiple sports, will be one of the speakers at the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Spring Management Conference (SMC) in Minneapolis on May 4–6.

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    A perfect match

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Acme Cryogenics is 50 years old this year but is still showing plenty of energy as a cutting edge, full-line supply chain company.

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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.

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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.

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    Sustainable freight transportation

    2019-02-04T15:01:00Z

    Cars and light duty vehicles lead the pack of polluters, but trucking is the second leading source of transportation end-use sector emissions, writes Agnes H. Baker.

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    Going to the next level

    2019-02-04T15:19:00Z

    Q A with Luke Bradshaw, President of TOMCO2, and Tim Miller, President of Taylor-Wharton, explain how their transportation and distribution businesses are developing since the reorganization.

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    Microbulk is bulking up

    2019-02-04T15:38:00Z

    Chart Industries has been there since the birth of microbulk and expects its baby to keep on growing, with larger tanks and larger Orca™ MicroBulk Delivery Systems, writes Nick Parkinson.