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    A bridge to the future

    2019-06-26T14:59:00Z

    During May 14 – 16, 2019 over 500 attendees spanning 112 Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) member companies and 95 IWDC vendor partners joined together in the “City of Bridges”, Pittsburgh, PA, for the IWDC’s annual Sales and Purchasing Convention.

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    Weather impacts growth in 2019 first quarter

    2019-06-03T15:27:00Z

    Weather impacts growth in 2019 first quarter, but 5.4% increase in industrial gas sales in Q1, writes US Editor Nick Parkinson.

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    Maine Oxy celebrates 90 years

    2019-06-03T13:57:00Z

    Founded in 1929 in Auburn as Maine Gas Services, Maine Oxy has been supplying industrial gases, specialty gases and welding materials for 90 years.

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    GAWDA 2019 Seven Springs preview

    2019-06-03T13:58:00Z

    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) will return to the Seven Springs Mountain Resort near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 17th-19th June (2019) to host the annual Seven Springs event.

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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.